Jobs at ICV

Are you passionate about closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage? 
Would you like the opportunity to contribute to a dynamic Aboriginal organisation and its sustainability? 

If your answers are yes, then ICV has the opportunity for you! 

Community Development Officers – Alice Springs, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth based roles

 ICV facilitates community and human development projects with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. We support Indigenous Australians to harness opportunities available to them and overcome social and economic disadvantage through community development and capacity building projects. Reconciliation that occurs through our volunteering initiatives is also an important outcome of our work. 

We currently have exciting and challenging opportunities for 5 suitably experienced Community Development Officers to be based in Alice Springs (2 positions), Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.

ICV’s Community Development Officers (CDOs) are the key link between our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities and volunteers.  Our CDOs work at the grass roots level with Indigenous communities and volunteers to identify and implement development and capacity building projects.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate an ability:

  • To develop and maintain effective grass-roots relationships with Indigenous people and communities in urban, regional and remote locations
  • In engaging and partnering with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of community development projects
  • To utilise information databases and demonstrate effective written and communication  skills
  • To develop and maintain positive relationships with representatives of communities, government, and non-government, corporate and professional organisations and
  • To work respectfully, effectively and collaboratively and travel  in diverse cultural and geographic locations

Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria.

For a full position description and selection criteria please email Daryl Phillips You can also visit for more information.

Applications close at 5:00 pm Friday 22nd  September 2017 and should be sent to

Indigenous Community Volunteers considers that being an Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement for these positions under s 42 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT)/ sub-s 35(1)(b)(ii) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT), s 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld)/ s 50 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

ICV aims to be an employer of choice for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other culturally and linguistically diverse Australians are encouraged to apply.