Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation

Doing Good Work with Families

Waltja is now seeking suitable candidates for the following positions to negotiate a start date asap. To be considered for any of these please fill in the online application form or email your application to manager@waltja.org.au 
All staff at Waltja are required to hold an ochre card and have a police check and medical if selected.  


Regular bush work is required for most of these jobs eg your schedule might look like this: 2 weeks out for 4-5 days each week followed by 1 week in town, then 2 weeks out bush for up to 3 days or with a combination of day trips and then 1 week in town.  The schedule would then start again.

Click here to download an Information Pack about working at Waltja

Please do not apply if you are not available to do regular trips out bush.

Waltja is smoke free in the workplace and on the job 

Current Vacancies

Media and Art Trainee – Aboriginal identified position

Eligibility: This is an Aboriginal Identified position

This position involves undertaking training and skills development, working primarily with Waltja’s media and art team and also assisting other Waltja programs, and being a willing and proactive part of the Waltja team.

Community Development – Aged and Disability, NDIS (2 positions)

This position supports the delivery of Waltja’s Aged and Disability programs, supporting Aboriginal elders and people with disability to engage positively in community and cultural life, and to access appropriate services.

The community development worker – Aged and Disability will be based in Alice Springs with regular travel to the designated communities (out of Alice Springs 3-5 days in a week, 3 weeks in every 4).

Field worker trainee

1 position (25hrs)  for  6 month period of training on the job and with a training mentor. This position will require regular bush work alongside other program areas with 2 weeks out of 4 on community for 3-5 days each trip with some day trips. 

To work within a specific program area to gain skills, knowledge and qualifications that will improve project development, support and training to remote community services.