ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Gulanga Program Support Officer - ACTCOSS

ACT Council of Social Service Inc. (ACTCOSS)
  • Identified Position
  • Part-time position 30 hrs/week (flexible working arrangements can be negotiated)
  • Annual salary $59,264, plus 10% superannuation


The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) is the peak representative body for the social and community service sector and people living with disadvantage and inequality in the ACT.

ACTCOSS works to ensure that government policy improves the lives of people who face disadvantage and that community service organisations are adequately resourced and supported ACTCOSS is a member of the nationwide COSS network, made up of each state and territory COSS and our national body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS).

The opportunity

This position is ideal for anyone who wishes to use their administrative, events management and organisational skills for the goal of building the capacity of organisations to provide culturally appropriate service for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and with a strong interest in social justice.

ACTCOSS’s Gulanga Program is designed to support ACT community sector organisations to develop and improve upon good, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culturally appropriate practice standards to improve services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The Gulanga Program Support Officer assists in the efficient and effective operations of the Gulanga Program and plays a key role in supporting the Gulanga Program Manager to deliver their key tasks. This includes organising training and events, supporting the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community Sector Network (ATSIComSec Network) and Cross-Sector Network, media and communications tasks and assistance with reporting and budgeting.

This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.


ACTCOSS has above-award pay and conditions as part of the ACT Community Sector Multiple Enterprise Agreement (MEA). The position is classified at SCHADS level 4.1, plus 10% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

The successful applicant must have the right to live and work in Australia.

To apply

Applications need to include a current CV and a covering letter which addresses all the essential selection criteria. If you have additional skills or qualifications listed as ‘highly regarded’, please respond to these as well. Please email applications to [email protected].

Please phone 02 6202 7200, email [email protected] or visit for more information, or a copy of the position description and selection criteria (also available on this page).

All enquiries and applications for this position will be treated confidentially, and information collected held in accordance with our ACTCOSS Privacy Policy.

CLOSING DATE: [Extended!] Monday 31 January 2022 – 5.00pm.

Applications close: 
Monday 31 January 2022 - 5:00pm

Phone 02 6202 7200, email [email protected]

First posted: 
Tuesday 7 December 2021