$80,000 plus not-for profit salary packaging and benefits
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply
Full-time role managing the literacy-based programs for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Work with a dedicated and well-respected small team to create positive outcomes throughout Australia.
Deliver ILF’s core literacy programs.
Identify opportunities to address literacy needs within remote communities.
Prepare detailed reports/proposals for such programs for the Board’s approval.
Manage the delivery of approved projects with the communities.
Organise field trips/workshops for ambassadors and key stakeholders which form the basis of creating new books.
Act as spokesperson and advocate in the broader community.
Manage and mentor program supervisors.
Proactive, energetic, highly motivated, organised with practical project management skills.
Personal interest in increasing literacy levels throughout Australia.
Excellent written and spoken communication.
Ability to initiate and develop partnerships.
University qualification in related field.
Experience working in remote communities.
Must hold a current drivers licence and have a ‘working with children’ and police check.
9 – 5pm with flexibility; immediate start; full-time
Close to Broadway
All interested candidates are requested to send their CV with a cover letter addressing the Personal Attributes above, and two referees to Kirsten at email@example.com. Applications close 1 December 2018.
“Parents, carers, elders and brothers and sisters are reading to their younger ones. It’s great to see a big mob of children sitting around one older person who is reading to them. It also helps with bonding and attachment with the little ones. It’s a fantastic resource.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) acknowledges First Nations peoples and recognises their continuous connection to Country, community and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and honour the sharing of traditional stories passed down through generations. In particular, ILF acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which our head office is based in Sydney.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation further recognises the important role that language and storytelling have for culture and community, and the responsibilities that come with our work in these areas. If you notice any information you believe is inaccurate, please don't hesitate to contact us.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation works as an initiative of the Australian Book Industry with the
Indigenous Literacy Foundation is registered with the ACNC and is a Public Benevolent Institution with DGR1 and TCC status.
ABN 45 146 631 843.