Northey Street is running a Green Army work program for 26 weeks from March.  We are seeking to employ and train long-term unemployed participants, as well as filling the job vacancies of Coordinator, Supervisor and Trainer. Continue Reading ⇒


Participant Registration – Green Army Program

Northey Street City Farm is recruiting long-term unemployed people for paid work and skills development in Permaculture on projects of community benefit at the farm. Successful applicants will be employed for 30 hrs per week, Tuesday to Friday for a maximum of 26 weeks, subject to meeting project eligibility criteria. They will also be provided with Accredited Training (Cert. 2 in Permaculture) as well as other training and work experiences.

The program commences on Tuesday 22 March, 2011. To be considered, participants must be registered on the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Website and need to do so by 4:00 pm on Friday 4th March, 2011. Upon registration, you may choose to forward on your acceptance email, or simply email to advise the farm that you are on the database and elegible for employment in the program.  Just so we know you’re there!

Shortlisted people, selected from the database, will be interviewed at the farm before selection of the final 12 participants. The notional interview dates are Tuesday 8th March and and Wednesday 9th March, but dates and times will be advised prior to that. The farm will be looking to ascertain those who will most benefit from the program in terms of attaining skilling and employment outcomes.

The project is funded by the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation’s Skillin g Queenslanders for Work initiative.

For more information, please see the Skilling Queenslanders for Work brochure.


Job Recruitment – Green Army Project Staff

The following 3 positions are being concurently advertised.  People may apply for one or more of these.
Click the positions below to find out more.


Applications Due: Wednesday 9th March, 2011, at 4:00pm. Short-list applicants will be informed within 24 hours by  phone.

Interviews with Short-Listed Applicants: Tentatively over Friday 11th February and Saturday 12th February, 2011
Program Commences: Tuesday 22 March, 2011


Further Resources

Green Army brochure
Green Army website

This project is funded by the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.


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