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Kurbingui is an Aboriginal community based and driven not for profit organisation that offers services to the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander community members, families, children and young people living within the Greater Brisbane, Moreton Bay and South East Regions.

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Phone: (07) 3156 4800
Address: 425 Zillmere Road, Zillmere QLD 4034 PO BOX 163, Zillmere QLD 4034

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Human Resources Officer 0.8FTE – NFP Aboriginal Community-Controlled Org

Kurbingui Youth and Family Development

Make a difference by supporting management and staff with effective HR practices.

  • A range of diverse HR responsibilities, no two days are the same
  • NFP Aboriginal community controlled – community service organisation
  • Zillmere location, onsite parking, train line next door, salary sacrifice options available

Are you looking for a job that can support our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members to make a difference in their lives. This role contributes to the overall management and support to staff delivering family and youth support services.

The vision of Kurbingui Youth Development is to be a deadly organisation that supports our mob on their journey. Our mission is to build a flexible, sustainable organisation based on cultural values that can empower community to reach their potential. The values that we bring to our work are personal growth, harmony, accountability, communication, and teamwork.

Kurbingui programs are targeted specifically to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community to provide support and assistance that is culturally safe and responsive, reflect community and family strengths, local needs, leadership and cultural knowledge.

If you meet the criteria for the role and enjoy a diverse range of HR activities, then this could be the job for you. There is a competitive remuneration and benefits package available as well as the provision of ongoing training and professional development.

Note: this role will start as 0.8FTE with a view to becoming full time in early 2021.

Do you want to make a difference?

Kurbingui Youth Development Ltd is a not-for-profit Aboriginal community-controlled organisation that offers support to around 13,600 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – approximately seven per cent of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population – living in the Greater Brisbane, Moreton Bay and South East regions.

Kurbingui has a sound established and maintained footprint throughout the regions which began in 2001. Kurbingui currently delivers various community services covering area such as employment and training, family support, domestic and family violence, alcohol and substance abuse, cultural education and engagement programs, education support for families and children from preschool to tertiary, recreation and sports, early years, youth, women’s and men’s programs and cultural group activities, and health and nutrition.

The Role

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for providing professional, timely and culturally appropriate HR advice and support to managers and staff in line with operational objectives, policies and procedures, and legislation. The role has a generalist focus and supports all aspects of HR including (but not limited to) recruitment and selection, learning and development, HR administration, performance management, remuneration, risk management, health and well-being, workplace safety, and HR reporting. The position also supports the finance and administration team with other activities as required.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Experience in a similar HR Coordinator, Advisor or Officer role. Desirable – gained in a community service or NFP environment – within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
  • Computer literacy in a variety of software packages. For example, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and other Microsoft Software programs. Desirable – exposure to payroll and/or HRIS software.
  • High level of communication skills; written, verbal, report-writing (desirable).
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated experience in and the ability to motivate and mentor staff and build an effective team with a culture of high performance.
  • Experience in quality and risk management systems and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organise and coordinate own workload and time management skills; as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willing and able to work within a cultural competent context and Kurbingui Youth Development’s mission, vision and values.
  • Effective communication skills – written, verbal, interpersonal, as well as submission and report-writing experience.
  • Demonstrated core competencies, attributes and capabilities as listed in the Position Description.
  • Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in human resources, business, management or similar.
  • Current first aid and CPR certificate (desirable).
  • Open Queensland Drivers Licence (desirable).
  • Have, or be able to acquire, a positive notice in the Working with Children Check (Blue Card),
  • Have or willing to undergo a Police Check.

This 0.8 FTE (4 days per week) position offers a competitive remuneration package in line with the ‘Fisher’ & ‘316 Regulation’ pay scale and Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

Note: this role will start as 0.8FTE with a view to becoming full time in early 2021.

Address your application to Glenda Jones-Terare, Chief Executive Officer, Kurbingui Youth & Family Development. Your application must include a resume and a two to three-page cover letter that includes a response to the Key Selection Criteria as listed above.

To request a copy of the position description please email Lisa Russell on 

Applications who do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Employment is conditional upon maintaining a clear personal history screening checks prior to and throughout employment.

 Please note: We review applications on a rolling basis, so would recommend getting your application in as soon as possible. 

To apply for this job email your details to

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