Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation

Doing Good Work with Families

Waltja is now seeking suitable candidates for the following positions to negotiate a start date asap. To be considered for any of these please fill in the online application form or email your application to manager@waltja.org.au 
All staff at Waltja are required to hold an ochre card and have a police check and medical if selected.  


Regular bush work is required for most of these jobs.

 Please do not apply if you are not available to do regular trips out bush.

Waltja is smoke free in the workplace and on the job 

Current Vacancies

Program Manager

This senior position supports the CEO in administration, program management and HRacross Waltja’s operations. The Program Manager provides oversight for Waltja’s programs and projects, and supports staff to achieve program objectives and reports directly to the CEO.


Program Support Worker

Aboriginal identified position

This position involves general cleaning and maintenance work, and general support for Waltja’s clients. The Program Support worker will be practical, reliable, friendly and kind. They will have an NT driver’s license and be a safe and responsible driver.

Team Leader – Children and Families Intensive Support

Full time, leads a team of 4 fieldworkers, based in Alice Springs with regular remote travel.


Case Management Consultants

Waltja is seeking to contract a professional with Social Work and case management experience to work with us as a case management consultant. This work will provide clinical support to a team of 4 remote Youth and Families Field Workers.

We envisage a one hour face to face session for each member of staff per month, and 1 hour case and client review, being a total of 5 hours per month with an additional hour to provide relevant feedback and professional advice to the CEO.

 These could be face to face or online sessions.

 If you are interested in this work please send a brief CV of your qualifications, skills and experience including a quote for the services listed above.

 Information about the programs our field workers deliver:


The program supports young people 12-18yrs old at risk of homelessness, to address issues impacting on wellbeing, e.g. safety /D&FV, family breakdown, law/justice, education and career pathways. Funded since 2002.

 Family Mental Health Support Service

The program utilises trauma-informed case management alongside community and cultural activities, to support children and youth at risk of mental health problems and their families to improve wellbeing and increase engagement with education, employment pathways, family, community and culture.

Please contact Helen Lambert 0400 279 389 if you would like further information.

Quotes can be emailed to ceo@waltja.org.au

Child and Youth CD Workers Various Roles

Provide support to children/youth and their families consistent with the objectives
and requirements of Waltja’s Reconnect and Family Mental Health Support Service, Child and Families Intensive Support programs.


Field Worker Trainee

Waltja offers a supportive workplace for Aboriginal trainees, where you can learn about work and gain skills and confidence.  Contact Waltja at any time if you are interested in a traineeship.


All job positions are extended until the 8th of Febuary