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Senior Community Development Officer - Alcohol and Drug Foundation


· Be involved with Community Development with a not-for-profit organisation

· Full-time, Ongoing role

· FTE $82,387 to $88,647 base plus Super with generous salary packaging options available

· Based in Darwin, Northern Territory with a hybrid of WFH and in the office


The ADF encourages cultural diversity, and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders, and community at large. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Working with us


The ADF provides a generous range of benefits and wellbeing initiatives, including:

· A generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 for everyday living expenses, and Meal and Entertainment of up to $2,650 per FBT year

· Providing a truly flexible workplace including Accrued Day off Program, Purchased Leave, and other generous leave entitlements

· Additional 17.5% annual leave loading

· Internal and external learning and development opportunities

· Offering Health and Wellbeing initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program.


The Role


Join an energetic team to assist in developing innovative solutions and delivering our Good Sports and Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) programs to local communities. This role helps strengthen resilience and build capacity to reduce the impact of alcohol and other drug related harm in the community.


This role will also promote and support the Alcohol and Drug Foundation's programs such as Local Drug Action Teams and Good Sports, exploring opportunities relating to partnership building, capacity building, and the engagement of sport clubs and communities.


Please note: Due to the location of communities and sporting clubs it is likely that frequent travel, driver’s licence, and a regular access to a vehicle will be required.


Access the Position Description on our website:


About You


You will possess and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health promotion or community related field with demonstrated experience in a similar community development role.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering health promotion programs with a strong community focus.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, facilitation, and writing skills, with exceptional stakeholder management experience.
  • Self-confidence and the ability to meet KPIs/targets and succeed within a community and sports environment
  • Experience and the ability to deliver programs using a range of strategies and technologies
  • The successful candidate for this role must be willing to undergo a Working with Children and Police check.
  • Previous experience using CRM systems (experience using Salesforce will be highly regarded)

About Us


Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia's leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.


For further information, please visit our website.




Please include a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest for the role via our careers page.

Applications close 23rd January 2024 at 5pm AEST. Applicants will be contacted prior to the closing date, so please submit your application ASAP. Any application that does not address the application requirements will not be considered.


For enquiries, please contact Sally Underdown - State Manager NT/SA via