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Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project is hiring!

The Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project is looking to employ a Senior Project Officer to be based in Bourke. Closing date for applications is 22 June 2018.

Become part of the community-led, justice reinvestment initiative in Bourke. The Project uses a collective impact framework that brings together a diverse range of organisations and services to work on a common agenda: to reduce youth offending and incarceration, build alternative pathways for young people, and increase community safety.

Maranguka and the Justice Reinvestment Project are amongst the most innovative, Aboriginal-led social change programs in Australia.

The Senior Project Officer (Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project) is responsible for facilitating and supporting the cross-sector collaboration needed to achieve the Projects goals relating to young people and their families, including:

  • Participating in the cross sector working group and working to embed the strategies to support young people and their families into all parts of the Bourke community;
  • Working in a small multi-disciplinary team whose role is to enable a whole-of-community collaborative response to achieve better outcomes for young people and their families with a particular focus on issues relating to the criminal justice system;
  • Ensuring that young people in Bourke participate in decision-making and evaluation;
  • Helping to build the communication strategy and processes to ensure the collaborators, partners and stakeholders are connected to and engaged with the Project.

This is an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander identified position which is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorized under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Salary Range: $72,000 – $78,000 (dependent on experience, skills, qualifications as demonstrated in your application and interview)

For the position description see: Maranguka Senior Project Officer June 2018.

Please provide a brief cover letter addressing the essential criteria and your resume to nicole@justreinvest.org.au

For any questions please contact Nicole Mekler, Coordinator, Just Reinvest NSW, 0412 483 170, nicole@justreinvest.org.au

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