Fitzroy Crossing Based, Active Communities Coordinator

18 Sep 2018

Location; Broome & Kimberley

Salary; $68,000— 73,000 plus sub housing, sal sac, super

Work Type; Full Time

About Garnduwa

Established in 1992, Garnduwa Amboorny Wirnan Aboriginal Corporation (Garnduwa) offers our employees challenging and meaningful work in delivering quality sport and recreation programs to Aboriginal communities in the Kimberley.

Through the power of sports and recreation, we empower people by promoting our values of culture, community and leadership and our vision is for healthy, active and strong communities across the Kimberley.

About the role

The Smarter than Smoking Kimberley Active Community program is Garnduwa's flagship project- delivering services within  37 remote indigenous communities.  With offices in each major township, this role will service 9 communities within the Valley as well as Fitzroy Crossing itself. 

The FVACC will work alongside remote Indigenous Communities to develop opportunities for positive social and healthy engagement. Through the vehicle of the community's Sport and Recreation Plan , the FVACC will deliver nationally accredited pathway activities and support the coordination of community-run recreation events.      


The successful applicant will have opportunity to travel the Kimberley region and make lasting changes within the communities that are serviced.

An attractive salary package which includes subsidized housing, salary sacrifice benefits and superannuation.

Grow and develop yourself in this challenging and rewarding role, where you will be supported by a cohesive team and opportunities for professional development. 

Skills and experience

Garnduwa are seeking the following attributes and skills in the applicant:

  • Self motivated and capable of working independently without supervision.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Indigenous people.

  • Sport and recreation program experience.

  • AFL football development experience.

  • A knowledge and understanding of sport and recreation planning.

  • Proven competency in computer literacy and electronic media.

  • Proven capability in submission writing and report compilation

  • Demonstrated competence in managing staff in a team situation and in particular Indigenous staff.

  • Valid C class motor driver's licenses.

  • Holds a current Working with Children permit.

  • Capacity to work outside normal working hours.