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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
May 14 2019
Wunan are seeking applications for the position of Home Interactive Program for Youngsters (HIPPY) Co-ordinator. The position is based in Kununurra. HIPPY aims to empower parents and support parents to guide thier pre-school-age children’s early learning experiences and help their children reasise success by beginning school ready to learn. The two year program targets families who need support to increase confidence in their own skills and ability to have a positive effect on their child’s learning.   The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid Driver licence C  required Relevant previous experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people How to Apply: Please upload a comprehensive resume,  cover letter and response to essential criteria from the wunan website www.wunan.org.au .  Ensure your application clearly addresses your suitability for the position according to the selection criteria in the Position Description.  Closing date […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
May 14 2019
Wunan are seeking applications for the position of House Parent, Kimberley Excellence Education Program (KEEP). The position is based in Sydney with some travel required. KEEP aims to transform lives through the power of education. The program provides Aboriginal high school students with ‘home like’ accommodation to enable them to attend school in Perth and Sydney. The House Parent is responsible for the care of students, parental engagement, liaison with schools, and day-to-day management of the facility. In addition, the House Parent undertakes administrative, financial and reporting tasks related to KEEP. The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid Driver licence C and F required Relevant previous experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people How to Apply: Please upload a comprehensive resume,  cover letter and response to essential criteria from the wunan website www.wunan.org.au .  Ensure your application clearly addresses […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
May 10 2019
Wunan was successful in securing a grant through the Building Better Regions Funding to produce a Five-Year Strategic Plan on increasing Indigenous Female Leadership in the East Kimberley. A two-day camp was held recently at Lake Argyle to discuss the barriers and deterrents resulting in women not occupying leadership roles in their community more frequently. Roles such as CEO positions, Board positions and business owner aspirations could potentially offer great benefits to the East Kimberley region if current barriers are addressed and women given the appropriate support required to see positive changes happen within Indigenous communities, through the empowerment and acknowledgement of the value of women’s perspective and experiences and their ability to influence positive change. Wunan engaged Natasha Short of Kimberley (Birds) Jiyigas to lead the project which was supported by six East Kimberley Indigenous women attending the camp to offer their valuable personal insights and thoughts on how […]   Read More.