Providing grassroots social services to help our children, our youth, our families and our communities become empowered and resilient. If you or someone you know need assistance, call 1300 663 411.

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DV Prevention Month 2016

May is the month to raise awareness about Domestic and Family Violence, please see attached Flyer for upcoming event in Weipa on Saturday 14th May 2016. Feel free to share through your networks, or post the flyer up in your office.

Let’s come together to address this social issue within our community.

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Positions Vacant

Child Protection Unit (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Family Support Program-ATSI FSS)

  • Program Support Officer - Level 5.1, 38 hours per week
  • Family Support Worker (Cairns Team) - Level 4.1, 38 hours per week
  • Family Support Worker (Cape York Team) - Level 4.1, 30 hours per week

See attachment for more information.

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Expressions of Interest Non-Member Committee Members CAPE YORK/GULF RAATSICC Management Committee

The Management Committee of RAATSICC is seeking expressions of interest for two (2) Non-Member Committee Member positions by suitably qualified and skilled individuals.

Skills and experience are sought in the areas of Financial Management, Corporate Governance, Law or a field relating to the Association’s activities. For further information please contact Emma Schuh- CEO on (07) 40 300 900 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be emailed to emmas@raatsicc.org.au

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Our Story.

RAATSICC began as a grassroots childcare program led by a group of women who wanted the best for their kids and has grown into an incorporated organisation that delivers services to a network across all of Far North Queensland.

Having home-grown workers living in these communities is the best asset to any organisation and RAATSICC builds on that belief.

RAATSICC programs have overcome huge barriers to provide genuine support through workshops, information sessions, meetings, etc, to successfully skill-up and support the community workers and their local bodies.

Devoted workers are united in the bond formed by the urge for quality care and protection of our children. Yet we have maintained our individual and cultural identity.

RAATSICC directs and oversees these programs and will continue to monitor how the needs of our communities are addresses. We will continue to maintain working relationships with government agencies to advocate on behalf of our communities.

It is through community organisations such as RAATSICC that have the grassroots perspectives on issues such as domestic and family violence and child abuse and neglect, that we can truly provide community- owned solutions.

Help us empower your community.