Position Objective

To work within a specific program area to gain skills, knowledge and qualifications that will improve project development, support and training to remote community services.


The Trainee Project Worker will be directly accountable to the Team Leader.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  1. Commitment to participate in Waltja’s organisational activities, such as Committee
    Meetings, AGM, Festivals, Strategic Planning and Workshops.
  2. Willingness to work together with all the Waltja staff and projects and be a positive
    and productive team member and role model for other workers.
  3. Work at the direction of senior staff to deliver program outcomes in a culturally
    appropriate way.
  4.  Willingness to be self directed in own work as well as work within and as part of a
  5. Encourage Aboriginal people’s participation in decision making at all levels
  6. Assist with the planning and delivery of workshops in conjunction with other staff
  7. Actively participate in accredited training, professional development and on the job
    mentoring programs.
  8. Comply with Waltja policy and procedures.

Selection Criteria – Field Worker Trainee

  1. Prepared to maintain strict confidentiality, reliability and trustworthiness.
  2. A willingness to effectively communicate with and be sensitive to the cultural protocols of all peoples.
  3. Good written and oral communication skills in the English language.
  4. Willingness to perform all tasks whether they are about computers, vehicles, cleaning, training.
  5. Willing to be involved in all Waltja activities in the office, at meetings and workshops, at training, presentations and markets.
  6. Experience using various computer programs.
  7. A supported environment to come to work each day and on time.
  8. Prepared to work within Waltja’s organisational values, code of conduct and safety principles.


Completed year 12
Completed Community Service Certificate
Drivers licence


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