First Nations Support Officer



At AFL SportsReady, through our Warumilang Program (dedicated First Nations Program), we partner with employers to create meaningful employment pathways for First Nations peoples.



Banyule City Council is an award-winning organisation that prides itself on a customer-focused culture of innovation, best practice and continuous improvement. We uphold an enviable reputation for customer service and work diligently to maintain high-quality services to provide the best possible opportunities and outcomes for the community we represent.
Our community is made up of diverse, cultures, beliefs, abilities, bodies, sexualities, ages and genders. We are committed to access, equity, participation and rights for everyone: principles which empower, foster harmony and increase the wellbeing of an inclusive community.

• Work on-site with Banyule City Council
• Supportive team environment including weekly Yarns and placement buddy
• Fully funded qualification: Certificate IV in Community Services
• Support from a dedicated AFL SportsReady Field Officer to help you achieve your goals
• One-on-one mentoring support and networking

Note, to apply for this role you must have a connection to Banyule (eg either live, work, study or connected to community groups)



Our employment pathways are the best way to fast-track your career. We will provide you with the real skills and experience needed to succeed when first starting your career.



Based within the First Nations Team you will assist the First Nations Lead in the planning, delivery and evaluation of programs and events across Banyule City Council.
You will support the planning and delivery of National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC Week and other major Council events.
You will work in partnership with the Barrbunin Beek Committee to support local programming.

• Awareness of the key issues which impact upon Aboriginal communities, and commitment to continually build knowledge in this area
• Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally respectful and competent manner.
• Interpersonal skills that support internal and external relationships, partnerships and networks.
• Communication skills written and verbal communication, friendly, responsive, approachable, ability to build rapport and connect with the First Nations community within Banyule

• Ability to work collaboratively to assist First Nations Lead in the delivery and implementation of strategies, events and initiatives
• Basic Proficiency in Microsoft office suite, or willingness to learn
• Ability to prioritise tasks, time management and complete administration tasks as required.

Job Requirements for this role:

  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Successful applicant must be willing to apply for a Working With Children Check



As the successful candidate, you will receive:

National Training Wage Award plus 11% Superannuation

  • National Training Wage Award
  • Fully Funded Qualification



  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified Role

    Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. This action constitutes a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).


Applications for this position will close:

June 21, 2024 11:59 pm

All applications must include:

  • A Resume
  • Application Details
  • Position Details
  • Job Specific Requirements
  • Previous Employment
  • About your time at school
  • Previous Education
  • Skills
  • Referees

From the Djab wurrung people

AFL SportsReady’s Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Program

Job Application

General Information

Please note that this position is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified Role. Please apply for a different role or call us to speak with one of our friendly staff

Contact Details

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Job Requirements

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Previous Experience

About your time at School

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Please provide information in the space below about your skills.

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