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MIFSA employees work together to deliver on Our Mission, Our Vision and Our Values.

We welcome applications from people who:
• are willing to embrace our mission, vision and values
• have skills, experience (including lived experience) and enthusiasm for their role
• enjoy working with others to achieve results and outcomes
• can observe our policies and procedures at all times

As employment opportunities arise at MIFSA, they will be posted on this page.

If you are interested in working at MIFSA, please read the Information for Applicants carefully and submit your application.

All positions at MIFSA require a current SAPOL Police Check and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening.

Community Development Coordinator

MIFSA's mission is to increase opportunities to achieve
good mental health, to promote acceptance of mental

illness in the community and provide quality services for
people with mental illness, their family and friends

Community Development Coordinator

1.0 FTE Fixed Contract to 30 June 2018

SACS Level 5 with generous salary packaging and remote allowance

Final remuneration package, commensurate with experience and/or qualification, to be negotiated with the successful applicant Based on APY Lands – accommodation provided

Through partnership and consultation with Anangu, the Community Development Coordinator will coordinate, deliver and evaluate Family Mental Health Support Services to children, adults and families within APY Lands communities.

The Coordinator will work together as part of a team to support ongoing development and delivery of services with a strength based and community development model.

The successful applicant will have a highly developed ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic setting, to work both autonomously and in small teams, and also meet the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the Selection Criteria, including:

  • Demonstrated experience and skills to successfully work within indigenous communities
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage and work with children, young people and/or families to meet social and emotional wellbeing outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience in leading or participating in community development projects, including supporting a local community team
  • National Police clearance and DCSI Child-related Employment Screening

A current Drivers License is essential.

Enquiries to hannahm@mifsa.org or ph: 0417 432 436

The Job Description and Information for Applicants documents are available on our website www.mifsa.org

 To be considered, please address each of the Selection Criteria within the Job Description (include with Cover Letter if applying via Seek).

MIFSA is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Applications via Seek or to recruitment@mifsa.org by 9am Monday 10th April 2017

Please click here to view the Job Description
Please click here to view the Information for Applicants

Volunteering at MIFSA

Volunteering opportunities arise through the needs of MIFSA services for volunteer support as well as offers received from volunteers with skills which may be used to compliment various MIFSA services. Volunteering opportunities at MIFSA occur regularly within some services, including:

  • Wayville, Christies Beach, Mannum and Eyre Activity Programs
  • Fundraising support
  • MIFSA Board

Current Volunteer Vacancies

Herb, Produce and General Gardener

Under the general direction of the Activity Programs Coordinator the Herb & Produce Gardener will volunteer their time to plan, build and plant a sustainable kitchen garden. The Herb & Produce Gardener will grow and maintain herbs, vegetables and fruit for use within Parnangga's kitchen and cooking programs and general gardening as needed. Role Description here

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