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First Nations Careers Pathways

At Goodstart, we believe that every child deserves the best start in life, and we recognise the importance of cultural diversity and inclusivity in achieving this goal. As an organisation committed to reconciliation and fostering positive relationships with First Nations communities, we are dedicated to creating an environment where First Nations employees can thrive, grow, and make a lasting impact on the lives of children.

Our commitment

  • At Goodstart we are deeply committed to Reconciliation and strive to weave Reconciliation and First Nations perspectives though all that we do

Early Learning opportunity  

  • We have a great opportunity to teach jarjums (children) about our First Nations history and culture 
  • We want to work with communities and learn how best we can support the learning and development of jarjums to ensure great outcomes for them

As an employer

  • As an employer we aspire to be a workplace where First Nations people choose to work, share and stay
  • We want our team to have a deadly experiences 
  • We encourage and listen to the voices of First Nations Goodstarters, and design programs, career pathways and opportunities based on what our First Nations Goodstarters say are important to them
  • Our Mob connect together monthly for a yarn and to keep connected together

Why work here

  • Strong focus on developing First Nations leaders
  • Support for cultural commitments – eg Ceremonial leave 
  • Strong First Nations voices – Leaders and Voices group
  • Opportunities to take on three month working secondments in remote communities 

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