About working for SHINE for Kids

SHINE for Kids is a registered not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families of prisoners for over 30 years. SHINE for Kids has a firm belief in the power of early intervention and a focus on collaboration to reduce the negative effects of parental imprisonment on children and young people.

Through the provision of support services across NSW, ACT, Victoria and Queensland, we work to ensure that the next generation of children avoids serving time in the criminal justice system.

  • SHINE for Kids provides flexible and best practice working conditions including attractive salary packing benefits and professional support.
  • SHINE for Kids is an equal opportunity employer and encourages and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Also see our volunteer positions

    Current positions vacant

  • RISE Education Coordinator – Brimbank VIC

    RISE Education Coordinator - Brimbank is responsible for implementing the SHINE Education Support Program (RISE) in Brimbank, as well as developing & maintaining relationships with schools, carers, incarcerated parents, volunteer mentors & students.

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  • Aboriginal Integrated Family Case Coordinator – Kariong

    Located at Frank Baxter Detention Centre – Kariong NSW, the Aboriginal Integrated Family Case Coordinator will provide a critical link between Stand As One Mentees and their family in community. The coordination plans and implements cultural re-connection activities in the community and/or within Frank Baxter to encourage good behavior and promote the development of family and community supports post-release.

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  • Child and Family Coordinator – MRC Melbourne

    We are looking for passionate and skilled person who wants to make a real difference to the lives of children with an incarcerated parent at MRC, Melbourne. This role will be responsible for Prison invists (Saturday and Sunday) & Child and Parent Activity Days (2 per year).

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  • RISE Education Program Coordinator – Cessnock (NSW)

    The RISE Education Coordinator - Cessnock role will be very hands on and responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with schools, carers, incarcerated parent, volunteer mentors and students.

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