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Project Officer | East Arnhem Land Youth Model

Correctional Officers
29 days ago

We are the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) and our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service, and safety.

Having been in operations for nearly 50 years, from humble beginnings, we have grown to be Australia's largest financially independent Indigenous corporation, employing over 1,000 employees across 27 remote locations throughout NT and QLD. 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
Based in the Darwin Support office with regular travel to various communities in East Arnhem land. You will be working under the direction of the Regional Youth Coordinator and in collaboration with the project team as well as the Community Services Division more broadly to support the implementation of the East Arnhem Land Youth Model (EALYM).

This position will require regular travel to remote Aboriginal communities in East Arnhem Land


  • Supervise and train Yolngu staff across four EALYM communities, including engaging in the recruitment process and the onboarding
  • Provide day-to-day operational support to Yolngu staff
  • Undertake regular travel to the EALYM communities to support and monitor the delivery of EALYM activities
  • Provide operational support for the organisation and implementation of monthly Leadership Group meetings in each community
  • Assist in the collection of data for the Monitoring and Evaluation framework of the EALYM

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in planning and organising project activities
  • Tertiary qualification in Community Development or relevant field
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills including proficient written and oral communication skills that can be adapted to meet the needs of a diverse group of people
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Current Ochre Card or willingness to obtain one
  • Willingness to undertake a 4WD Training Course
  • Manual Drivers Licence
  • Previous experience working with Indigenous people is highly desirable


  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging options available
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • 15 days per months will be spent in a community
  • Work with Australia’s largest Independent Aboriginal Corporation

ALPA is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. We also encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

Please contact the Recruitment team via for any further information

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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