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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Jul 18 2019
Wunan recently welcomed their new CEO on board, Mr Viane Watson replaces former CEO Jim Lewis after health issues saw him tender his resignation in late 2018. Mr Watson has arrived in Kununurra with a diverse professional background which includes local government, health, bodies corporate (Strata), indigenous incorporations, the education sector and running and managing his own international business. Having previously spent time in the West Kimberley town of Fitzroy Crossing, whilst working for the Kurungal Council, and in the Central Desert region of the Northern Territory whilst working for the Lajamanu Community Council, Mr Watson is acutely aware of the challenges Aboriginal people face when it comes to embracing the opportunities their non-Aboriginal counterparts in regional and remote Australia take for granted. Mr Watson holds a post graduate Diploma in Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and describes himself as a generalist manager who specialises in governance, […]   Read More.
Jun 24 2019
Wunan are seeking applications for the position of Youth Support Worker located in Halls Creek.  The youth support worker will support the youth coordinator in running youth activities while being trained to take all responsibility for the program while ensuring the program becomes self-sustainable Applicants must have previous experience working with Indigenous people The Youth Support Worker will engage families and community members with support services in-house and outreach activities The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid WA Driver licence 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 selection 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 5th July 2019. View our full Position Description […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Jun 20 2019
This program is funded by the WA Attorney General Department (through Royalties for Regions Funding) and is Managed and Operated by Wunan. The lack of a driver’s licence is a common and significant barrier for many Indigenous job seekers.  The prime focus of the Facilitator is to assist people in navigating towards a driver’s licence through providing assistance with required steps, including identification, fine payment arrangements, facilitation of court dates, test bookings and driving lessons.  Support will continue until the licence is granted.   Applicants must have: Effective communication Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Ability to work collaboratively. Be driver trainer qualified The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid WA Driver licence 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 selection […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Jun 19 2019
The Jobs and Skills Centres are funded by the WA Dept of Trg and Wordforce Dev. The overarching objective for the Jobs and Skills Centre is to assist individuals of any age and at any point throughout their lives to make more informed educational, training and occupational choices leading to improved operations of training systems, the labour market and maximising individual WA potential. Applicants must have: sound knowledge of employment, recruitment and training system and processes effective communication and IT skills have completed or be studying towards Cert IV employment services The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid WA Driver licence 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 selection criteria from the wunan website www.wunan.org.au .  Ensure your application clearly addresses your suitability for […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Jun 18 2019
Wunan are seeking applications for the position of Support Worker Burruluba Hostel located in Halls Creek.  The Aboriginal hostel enables residents to achieve independent living. Applicants must have previous experience working with Indigenous people The support worker duties include l, assisting tenants to build their capacity towards independent living. The support worker will report to the coordinator Burraluba Hostel.   The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid WA Driver licence 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 selection 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 30 June 2019. View our full Position Description HERE.   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
May 24 2019
The East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards 2019 date has been set and we are now accepting nominations for the awards! If you know someone special in your community, this is your chance to show them how much you appreciate them and the amazing work they do! Please download your 2019 Nomination Pack HERE. Nominations close at 5pm, Friday 5th July 2019   Read More.