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Come work with Maranguka Justice Reinvestment – Project Officer

We are hiring!

Project Officer – Maranguka Justice Reinvestment 

Full time (12-month role)

The application package is can be downloaded here: Maranguka Project Officer Application Package. September 2020


There will be training and development available as part of this role.

If you have an inquiry in relation to this role, please contact Alanna Reneman via alanna@justreinvest.org.au  or call on 0449 848 859

Applications close: Monday, 21 September 2020.

Please circulate this position through your networks.


Primary Objective

The Maranguka Project Officer is responsible for working with, and will report directly to, the Manager, Strategy and Community Engagement to support the broad range of community engagement activities undertaken by Maranguka aimed at meeting the goals of the Growing Up Our Kids, Safe, Smart, Strong Strategyhttps://maranguka.org.au/about-us/strategy/

As a member of a small project team, the Project Officer will also be expected to provide support in relation to community engagement activities that fall within the responsibility of the Manager, Corporate and Communications, and other activities as required by the Operations Director.

An important feature of the Maranguka Community Hub operating model is that the Maranguka project team sits alongside and works closely with a multi-disciplinary team comprised of staff from other partner organisations who are working to support the goals articulated by the Bourke Tribal Council in the Safe, Smart, Strong Strategy, in particular, supporting young people and their families in Bourke to connect with services and supports as needed, and helping to engage young people more effectively in schooling and directing them toward career pathways.


Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with rural and remote communities, particularly with young people
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal people
  • Demonstrated experience in project coordination and administration
  • Ability to work effectively with government and non-government service providers
  • Sound written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage varied and conflicting demands and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software – Excel, Word and Power Point.


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





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