Advert ID: 20000976
Indigenous Desert Alliance (IDA) Coordinator
Desert Support Services Pty Ltd
Alice Springs (preferred) or East Perth
Full-Time. Maximum term 24 months, with possibility of extension
Desert Support Services (DSS) forms part of the Central Desert Group (CDG) of companies that also include Central Desert Native Title Services and Rockhole Funds Management. Each company is separately incorporated and operates independently, but work closely together where there are clients and interests in common.
The Indigenous Desert Alliance (IDA) commenced in 2014 as an informal network of Indigenous land management organisations, aiming to connect Indigenous rangers who are working on desert country throughout Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory to support cultural, environmental and social outcomes. See http://indigenousdesertalliance.com for more details.
For the past three years, DSS has provided part-time coordination services to support the IDA. Over this time the membership and business of the IDA has grown to stage where it can now become an independent entity and employ its own staff. The work to incorporate the IDA and to appoint its inaugural board is underway and expected to be finalised in 2018.
The successful applicant will initially be employed by DSS and transition to the IDA upon its incorporation.
This is an exceptional opportunity to project manage and provide facilitation support to various forums, support domestic and international Ranger exchanges and contribute to the IDA communications strategy.
The successful person will:
The successful person will be based in our Alice Springs office (preferred) or East Perth office and must be available to travel.
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How do you apply?
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Applications close Friday, 6th July 2018, 4.30pm (WST).