careers with us

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative is a fast growing and innovative organisation that aims to provide the local Aboriginal community with culturally appropriate services.

We offer employees:

  • award wages or above, depending on qualifications and/or experience
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • salary sacrifice 
  • training
  • study leave for approved courses.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are one of the biggest employers of Aboriginal people in the region.

If you have extensive experience in related areas of work and a solid understanding of the issues confronting Aboriginal communities then we want to hear from you.

A police check, Working with Children Card and a driving license are required for all positions.

Applications to be sent to HR Manager preferably via email jobs@wathaurong.org.au or post to Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative, PO Box 402, North Geelong 3215. Applications that fail to answer the key selection criteria will not be considered.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in these positions are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wathaurong is a Smoke Free Workplace

Wathaurong is a Child Safe Organisation

Click on the links below for position descriptions.

Executive Assistant – Full Time (Ongoing) - click for Position Description

 We are seeking an experienced Executive Assistant with strong oral and written communication skills. You will be responsible for providing effective administrative support to the CEO which leads to a high standard of service provision for the community and you will also provide executive support to the Board of Directors. You will have the ability to work independently and manage priorities. Your ability to be proactive and effective with minimal supervision is essential and the role will need you to be an effective multi-tasker and by its nature requires a high level of discretion and confidentiality.

Stronger Families Case Worker - Full Time (Fixed Term 12 Months) - click for position description

We are seeking an experienced case worker to provide intensive, longer term, whole of family case support and specialist services to enable Aboriginal children, who are at imminent risk of being placed in care to remain at home with their parents or to support their return home to their parent’s care when it is safe to do so.

Closing date for these positions is 4 June 2017.

Domestic Assistants (Casual) - click for Position Description

Applications are invited for casual Domestic Assistants to provide culturally appropriate assistance and support with domestic duties  to NDIA/HACC clients. You will be part of a casual team of staff with flexibility around working hours between Monday and Friday. Would you like to make a difference in the lives of people living in a supported accommodation setting? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, encouraging team environment?

This position does not have a closing date as we are always seeking candidates.

Home Care Workers (Casual) - click for Position Description

Applications are invited for casual Home Care Workers to provide assistance and support with all activities of daily living in a culturally appropriate manner to NDIA/HACC clients. You will be part of a casual team of staff required to fill a range of shifts including mornings, afternoons, weekends and sleepovers. Would you like to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities living in a supported accommodation setting? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, encouraging team environment?

This position does not have a closing date as we are always seeking candidates.