Community Programs Facilitator – Aboriginal Identified Position


Community Programs Facilitator – Aboriginal Identified Position 

Full time 76 hrs per Fortnight OR Part time 56 hrs per Fortnight


To drive the delivery of a Community Strengthening Program for Centacare – Central West & Orana, we are currently seeking an exceptional Facilitator to plan, lead, deliver and evaluate, provide continuous improvement, connections and support activities to meet community needs – in particular those children, young people and families that are Aboriginal and/or experiencing vulnerabilities in the Coonabarabran area.

Our ideal candidate will have an Aboriginal cultural understanding and experience for developing and/or delivering services and programs which have an impact on Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities.

They will support the wider organisational values, ethos and mission whilst maintaining a community-centred focus within their role and service.

Reporting to the Manager, Early Childhood & Community Programs, the Community Programs Facilitator will undertake the delivery of program initiatives and outcomes in accordance with service specifications and relevant funding contracts.


About You

If you are a proactive individual; a team player with excellent communication skills, stakeholder and community engagement experience, a genuine passion for the sector and an understanding of one’s contribution to the bigger picture – we want to hear from you!

At Centacare you will be supported with excellent relationships, career mentoring, workplace flexibility, invested development and exceptional opportunities to contribute to community. Generous salary packaging, EAP service and Team Development days are just some of the other benefits well received by our existing teams.


About us

Centacare is a progressive not-for-profit organisation providing a range of professional social services to the families and communities in the Central West and beyond.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual or gender orientation, age, disability, marital status, carer responsibilities, political opinion, national extraction or social origin.

Centacare is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from a Cultural and Linguistic Diverse background are warmly encouraged to apply.

Centacare is committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance of child abuse.


Essential skills for the position

  • Educational qualifications and experience relevant to the role
  • Experience working with children, families, communities including from disadvantaged, vulnerable and diverse backgrounds
  • Understanding of the needs of the community to support children, young people and families to thrive
  • Experience in early childhood or community related work
  • Experience in delivering groups for adults and children
  • Excellent communication skills, networking and relationship building with a range of stakeholders
  • Undertake data collection and complete reporting requirements
  • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, email, databases
  • First Aid Certificate and Child Protection, or willingness to achieve


Applicants are required to address the essential skills criteria for the position and submit their application along with a current resume including two current referees

For further information on this terrific opportunity contact:

Tanya Kosef

Human Resource Manager

Mobile 0473 834 149


Applications Close 5pm Friday 17th May 2024

In our search for the best candidate at earliest opportunity, applications may be reviewed and progressed as received. If this role is of interest, we’d love to hear from you and welcome your application at the earliest opportunity.


Want to make a difference – Apply now!!


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