Taungurung Land and Waters Council

A rewarding employment opportunity for a Advocacy and Engagement Manager has become available at the Taungurung Land and Waters Council (TLaWC). We are the corporate representative of the Taungurung people. As a Registered Aboriginal Party (2009), TLaWC serves to uphold the interests of Taungurung people with respect to Culture and Country

The Advocacy and Engagement Manager is responsible for developing and managing a range of community programs that directly benefit Taungurung people and contribute to their social, cultural, and emotional well-being.

Status: Full Time

Term: Ongoing

Location: Alexandra or Broadford Negotiable, with flexibility for some work from home

TLaWC is supportive of secondment opportunities

Full job description available here

Benefits to working with TLaWC:

  • Paid days off over the Christmas period
  • Paid day off for your Birthday
  • NFP Salary sacrifice benefits
  • Additional tax-free salary packaging on dining and accommodation expenses
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Access to free and confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Contributing to useful and rewarding work and giving back to the community

Key Duties

  • Provide Management, leadership and support to the Community and Culture team
  • Work closely with the COO, employees and Taungurung community to develop further community programs and opportunities
  • Manage the planning and conduct of community camps and the delivery of specialist programs dealing with such matters as lateral violence and inter-generational trauma
  • Lead the development and implementation of community benefits programs (eg the Bringing the Mob Home initiative and Sorry Business assistance)
  • Oversee the building and improvement of the members’ database and online portal
  • Oversee Taungurung’s language revitalistion program and the operation of the Language Reference Group
  • Seek additional funding sources for TLaWC community projects
  • Lead the process of program reporting, review and assessment
  • Oversee the convening, functionality and compliance of the Elders Advisory Group , Community & Culture Advisory Group and Youth Program
  • Develop initiatives to increase the health and well-being of the Taungurung people
  • Develop strong partnerships with relevant organisations and agencies
  • Oversee for the development of school engagement and cultural education programs
  • Develop and lead a highly motivated and suitably skilled staff team
  • Lead and support implementation of an effective OHSMS through allocation of required resources. Direct and support employees to contribute to the effectiveness of OHSMS.

To apply;

Download the job description from www.taungurung.com.au/careers

o Cover Letter

o Resume

Applications close 14 February 2024

If you have any questions before making a formal application, please contact – Bonnie 0430 152 342

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@tlawc.com.au.