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

  • Mentoring Manager

    Located at North Parramatta, the Mentoring Manager will manage the delivery of SHINE’s Juvenile Justice Mentoring Programs: Stand As One and Veterans Mentoring and work to Position SHINE for Kids as a leader and best practice within the not for profit and juvenile justice sector. North Parramatta location; Part-Time, 12 month maximum – term contract; NFP Salary packaging

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  • Child and Family Coordinator – Numinbah Correctional Centre QLD

    An exciting new position for a Child and Family Coordinator at Numinbah Correctional Centre in QLD. Part-time position; 12 month maximum – term contract; NFP Salary packaging

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  • Veterans and Community Mentor Program Coordinator

    The Veterans & Community Mentor Program Coordinator is responsible for providing opportunities for young people detained in Juvenile Justice Centres, transitioning from custody into the community or on community based orders to participate in a mentoring program which aims to provide positive role modelling and strengths based alternatives to their previous life choices.

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  • Education Support Worker – Palm Island

    SHINE for Kids is looking for a casual Education Support Worker to supervise and support the children, their families and volunteers on Palm Island who are participating in our Education Support Program.

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