CDP Activity Coordinator

Thamarrurr Development Corporation
Regional NT
Full Time
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Move your career into new Territory- come join us in the Northern Territory!

Thamarrurr Development Corporation (TDC) located in Wadeye, NT, is seeking a Healthy Country CDP Activity Coordinator to join our dynamic team.
The aim of the Healthy Country CDP Activity Coordinator is to provide a link for our CDP Jobseekers participating in the Community Development Programme to gain hands-on experience, insight and training in our Healthy Country Ranger space. You’ll contribute to Healthy Country activities working alongside our Land and Sea Rangers in natural and cultural land & sea management.

Keen to broaden your knowledge and skillsets in a demanding but stimulating and rewarding role? Relish the day-to-day challenges of a varied range of duties? Keen to learn both from and with the local Indigenous people? Have a yen to work in some truly remote and ruggedly beautiful areas of the “Top End”?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this role will tick your boxes!

Main duties include:

  • Support, supervise and encourage Jobseekers to attend CDP activities
  • Work closely with the CDP Case Workers to ensure placement into relevant activities
  • Ensure participant records and other JobSeeker relevant information is uploaded into computer-based systems
  • Identify existing skills and interests of jobseekers and help align these with potential employment in the Wadeye community
  • Identify areas of skills that would be improved with accredited and non-accredited training and mentoring
  • Ensure assigned Healthy Country tasks are undertaken in a safe, culturally appropriate and effective manner

To be successful you’ll have:

  • A high level of organisational skills, problem solving and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • The flexibility and adaptability to establish and maintain effective relationships/partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to adjust your approach in response to the different situation you may be presented with
  • A high level of communication and interpersonal skills, including in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment
  • Genuine interest in training, mentoring teams and promoting team ship
  • Proven ability in the use of computer applications
  • Strong understanding of WHS policies and procedures and actively contribute to a safe and respectful workplace.


  • Competitive salary, with a weekly pay cycle.
  • Generous 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading,
  • As we are a Not-for-Profit organisation, maximum salary packaging as it relates to PBIs to reduce tax and increase your take home pay.
  • Up to $1,500 reimbursement for travel expenses to Wadeye.
  • Subsidised, fully furnished single or double accommodation provided.
  • Be part of a busy, welcoming community.
  • Excellent fishing and outdoor activities on your doorstop.
  • Relish in exploring the art & culture, the people, and the region.
  • Free professional development and training.

Essential Licences/ Clearances

  • Hold minimum current Class C NT driver’s Licence
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Northern Land Council Work Permit
  • Ability to obtain National Police Clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre card)

Application information

  • Your application should include:
  • A cover letter which explains your alignment with the role,
  • An up-to-date resume, detailing your knowledge, skills and experience in relation to the role,
  • Details of at least two (2) referees

To apply for this position please send your resume in confidence to [email protected]

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