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

  • Social Impact Manager

    The Social Impact Manager plays a key role in supporting delivery of social investment initiatives and programs which are aligned to SHINE for Kids Strategic Plan. The role will also manage social impact reporting to external partnerships and relationships including evaluation partners including Universities, government and philanthropic partners.

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  • Aboriginal Support Worker – Belonging to Family

    We are looking for an Aboriginal Support Worker to facilitate our Belonging to Family program in Kempsey. You will be facilitating program in custody, working on improving relationships between Aboriginal inmates, children, families and community members who participate in the program to ensure a link to a support network prior to release.

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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 – Kempsey (Parental Leave)

    We are looking for passionate and skilled Part-time Child and Family Coordinator in Kempsey responsible for delivering our Invisit program and Child and Parent days and other programs associated with our Kempsey Child and Family Centre.

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