Aboriginal Storyteller (Library Officer)

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Work type: Part time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community, Services

Aboriginal Storyteller (Library Officer)
Permanent Part-Time - 8 hours per week (Flexible)
Band 4 - $68,101.52 - $
73,462.88 (pro-rata) + super 

  • Award winning organisation-wide Health and Wellbeing initiatives
  • Excellent employee benefits and competitive hourly rates
  • Work in a dynamic and collaborative environment 

Yarra Libraries is looking for a confident and engaging storyteller to deliver enriching outreach and early literacy programs across the municipality.

This is an identified Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander position.

Key aspects of these roles include:

  • Delivering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories and craft activities to children aged 0-6 and their caregivers, with support and direction from the Team Leader Community Engagement and Outreach.

  • Delivering outreach services to local childcare, kindergarten and education centres in the City of Yarra as directed by the Community Engagement and Outreach Team Leader. 

  • Contributing to the delivery of partnership programs and outreach activities designed to encourage community engagement with the library service in alternative service points.

Yarra Libraries is a world-class public library service, providing a welcoming inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and community.

For further information see the position description or contact Dylan Oosterweghel, Team Leader Community Engagement and Outreach on 9205 5575.

Download File 100401 - Aboriginal Storyteller (Library Officer) - Position Description.pdf

Applications close on 9 December 2022.

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).

In your application, please include/attach your Resume and 1-page Cover Letter. In your Cover Letter, provide an brief overview addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the Position Description. A separate document addressing KSC is not required.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination and a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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