Koori Connect Support Officer (Mildura)

Location: Mildura
Tenure: Full time
Salary: $50,310 - $55,310 per annum
Closing Date: 5pm Monday March 25, 2019
Enquiries: MDAS Human Resources (03) 5018 4100

Position Description
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Job Description:
The Koori Connect program provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people who are disengaged from education with culturally safe 'wrap around' support and flexible learning options in order to overcome barriers, link to culture and community, and to participate in education .
Koori Connect, education and support services, will uphold the rights of Koori Youth to identity and connect to culture, support strong relationships with family and the community, improve access to health and wellbeing services and participate in real education opportunities, ultimately strengthening and building on positive outcomes within the local community .
The Koori Connect Support Officer will be responsible in providing participants of the Koori Connect program mentoring support to work towards:
• Provide cultural support and guidance to help support attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people within Koori Connect program
• Work towards educational achievements for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people within Koori Connect
• Providing a range of alternative educational pathways post school transition outcomes from the Koori Connect program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.
They will work collaboratively and be supported by the Team Leader of Youth Services, staff of the FLO Connect including Teachers, Youth Workers, and the MDAS Youth Services team.

(This is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position.  Applicants must provide a Certificate of Aboriginality)

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