Community Development Advisor

  • Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation
  • Wingellina (Irrunytju), WA
  • Annual Salary: $80000 (salary packaging is available)
  • Annual Leave: 8 weeks
  • Accommodation: Provided rent-free
  • Vehicle: Provided for work purposes
  • Additional Leave:
  • Extras: Remote allowance $4333 per annum. 1 return airfare per annum after 12 months service.



Under the direction of Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation (NCAC) provide specific and effective advice on all matters related to the administration of community, ensuring that the policies and aspirations of the community are effectively pursued.

Liaise with a wide range of individuals and organisations in the operations of the community and the securitty of resources to further the interests of the community.

Ensure compliance with the communities’ obligations under the NCAC’s CDP and Municipal Service (Muns) Agreements through supervision of relevant community staff and liaison with NCAC and other relevant bodies. Act as community administration contact point and provide community and its Council with regular advice and reports on all project activities. Ensure the effective recruitment, orientation, management, support, education, training and development of staff, including monitoring of probation periods. Cooperate with Ngaanyatjarra Services (NGS) to maintain a financial system that meets the requirements of funding agencies, accountants and auditors. Cooperate with NGS and NCAC to control and monitor all funds by maintaining purchase order books, cash books, assets register and ensure security of cash and records.

Provide the Community with regular advice on the funding situation of each project. Encourage the community to be fully involved in community decisions, activities and development. In conjunction with the Community Council develop and implement policies and procedures that are safe and without risk to health, for all areas of the community including work activities. Provide assistance, advice and coordinate support in all matters pertaining to the cultural, economic and social development of the community and its members. Plan and assist with the organisation of social and cultural activities. Report in writing to the Community Council and NCAC.

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