Working with SNAICC
Are you passionate, experienced, skilled and committed to working with and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities?
Do you believe in creating a more socially-just society and promoting their rights, needs and aspirations?
Do you want to work with an organisation that is proudly Aboriginal-community-controlled, representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and families?
Do you have experience and relevant qualifications working in areas such as policy, training, resource development, communications and community engagement within this sector?
See our current positions below.
SNAICC – National Voice for our Children is the national non-government peak body in Australia that represents the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and families.
SNAICC has been supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families since 1981, which has resulted in many key milestones and achievements – both in policy developments at state, territory and federal levels, and also in developing innovative and useful resources for the sector.
SNAICC is a diverse team, gathering people from a variety of backgrounds with a range of skills and experiences, all of whom work together in co-operation and mutual respect.
Our shared mission is:
To provide a strong voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families through a national body which represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s services and promotes the rights, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.”
We offer our staff an excellent wellbeing program, opportunities to participate in cultural events and activities, and professional development opportunities.
Staff are offered professional and personal development through ongoing on-the-job training, internal and external training opportunities, and whole-of-agency staff in-service days designed to build morale and knowledge.
Benefits of working with us
We offer a range of benefits when working with us, including:
- salary Packaging ($15,900 tax free salary component and an additional component of up to $2,650 taxfree to be spent on meals entertainment / accommodation & venue hire – subject to Government regulations)
- leave loading
- cultural leave provisions
- flexible work arrangements
Career opportunities with SNAICC
We’re always looking for committed and dedicated people to join our workforce so check out our positions vacant.
SNAICC strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for positions at SNAICC. SNAICC provides access to formal training and professional development.
SNAICC is always looking for volunteers, students and interns to undertake work in a range of areas. You can help make a difference by assisting us with policy and research, training and resource development, campaigns, communications, Aboriginal Children’s Day, and much more.
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Administration & Operations Coordinator
Full Time | Fixed term – January 2025 | Based in Mildura, Victoria | $73,206 – $76,550 per annum + salary packaging + super
SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is seeking a highly motivated, energetic Administration & Operations Coordinator to join our small but efficient and fast paced THRYVE Victoria team that provides service support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early years’ service providers.
The role will manage the Victoria THRYVE office, including: systematise all reporting processes; establishing and maintaining data collection mechanisms; co-ordinating administrative aspects of projects and programs developed by the Director and the Management team; facilitating work-flow and cross collaboration of projects.
The role will manage the day-to-day business activities of the THRYVE Victoria Director, including providing strategic management of the Director’s schedule, coordinating meetings with internal and external contacts, managing events, and arranging and participating in the team’s travel including coordinating regular visits across Victoria. The role will also provide executive support to the THRYVE Victoria Advisory Committee.
The Early Years Intermediary Project focuses on establishing an Aboriginal-led intermediary / backbone support model that assists the development of Aboriginal early years services in key areas including: workforce development; program and policy support; advocacy support; and networking and service integration.
THRYVE Victoria sits within the National Intermediary Pilot Project of SNAICC – National Voice for our Children. This new initiative aims to represent, build, and grow the community-controlled early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector across the country.
FURTHER INFORMATION AND CLOSING DATE
Applications close 11:59pm, Sunday 12th March 2023.
Applications must include:
- A brief cover letter outlining why you are applying for the position
- Written responses to how you meet each of the key selection criteria, including short examples demonstrating your proficiency for each criteria
- A resume with your skills, experience, and qualifications, relevant to the THRYVE Victoria Administration & Operations Coordinator role
- Names and contact details for two or more recent referees
All applicants will be notified of the progress or outcome of their application. The successful applicant will be required to have or obtain a current Working with Children Check and a National Police Check.
Download the Position Description
For specific questions about the role please contact: Simon Fewings – Director THRYVE VIC (SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children) on M 0437 970 010.
Early Education Innovation and Research Lead
Full Time | Fixed term – 3 years | Wollongong, although this is negotiable | Commencing at $120,000 pro rata + salary packaging + super
Working with our early years services and leaders, SNAICC – National Voice for our Children is embarking on an initiative with Parkville Institute Ltd to co-develop, trial and evaluate evidence informed intensive early childhood education and care (ECEC) program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. This is an initiative in partnership with Parkville Institute and Social Ventures Australia (SVA).
The development of the ECEC program model will be a community-led design process that will bring together community knowledge and practice, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge and wisdom, and relevant insights and learnings from the Early Years Education Program model.
The role of the Early Education Innovation and Research Lead has a dual focus:
- to lead the community leadership co-development process to build from the wisdom of our early years knowledge and practice to develop an intensive ECEC model, and
- to employ qualitative research methodologies to document and analyse the process and write up both the model and the co-development process.
The role will be suitable for an experienced researcher with leadership skills, experienced in community engagement, and the ability to work autonomously within a community context.
This position is identified for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and exemption is claimed under Subsection 8 (1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.
Expressions of Interest
SNAICC is seeking expressions of interest for this role – Early Education Innovation and Research Lead. We invite you to provide a 1-page letter sharing with us why you are interested in this role and your skills as relevant to the project summary, and a copy of your CV by 17th March 2023.
Please email applications email@example.com
For further information on the project please call Miranda Edwards M: 0488 410 416