Develop your Team, further your career, see your contribution truly count and change lives for the better
Great salary package with NFP salary sacrifice options
East Arnhem Land-based - Galiwinku, Elcho Island
The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA), is owned by the Yolngu people of East Arnhem Land and governed by an Indigenous Board of Directors.
From humble beginnings over 46 years ago, ALPA has grown to become the largest Aboriginal Corporation in Australia. We now have over 1,000 employees (over 80% of whom are Indigenous), and a 1.
2 million square kilometre operational footprint.
Our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service, and safety.
We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.
About the role
You will provide strategic and operational leadership to the Community Development Program and oversee the daily operations and strategic direction of the CDP site.
The objective of the role is to develop and lead a team that enables CDP participants and other community members to pursue and achieve their goals.
Operationalise and implement locally tailored CDP Programs based on comprehensive community consultation
Support participants, families and employers in successful transition of participants into the workforce and provide ongoing support
Lead and coach teams within the community
Develop and maintain positive relationships and networks within ALPA communities to increase the opportunities available for CDP participants
Support staff to design and implement, with the support of the community, engaging and diverse activities for participants
Skills and experience :
Bachelor's degree in Community Development or similar or service provision experience related to CDP
Previous experience in working directly within remote Indigenous communities in a culturally sensitive manner
Strong organizational and time management skills
Deep understanding of best practice community development methodology
Exceptional leadership and management qualities
What's on Offer :
The opportunity to continue to build a rewarding career with strong pathways to senior management positions within ALPA, Australia's largest Aboriginal corporation, one that is fully self-funded and who's Board is 100% Yolngu
The opportunity to live in East Arnhem Land, work with the Yolngu people and deliver meaningful outcomes where most needed
Excellent base salary (commensurate with skills & experience) 11.5% super 7 weeks annual leave options for salary sacrificing
Free fully furnished accommodation utilities included relocation 2 return flights p.a. to home base for holidays
Access to ALPA's Employee Assistance Program & more!
Are you our next CDP Site Manager?
To find out more please email Recruitment at
Applications should include a cover letter and an up-to-date resume.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
All applications will be treated confidentially.
Only those with the right to work in Australia will be considered.