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

  • 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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  • Sydney and Northern Region Programs Manager

    The Sydney and Northern Region Manager is responsible for the delivery of child and family programs at Parklea Correctional Centre and the management of the Sydney and Northern Teams at Parklea Windsor Silverwater Long Bay Kempsey Cessnock and Wellington.

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  • Child and Family Coordinator – Helana Jones Correctional Centre (QLD)

    We are looking for passionate and skilled person to be responsible for delivering The Keeping Us Together Parenting Program and  facilitating supported play sessions that repair and nurture the child-parent bond on weekends during visits at the Helana Jones prison complex.

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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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