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

  • Child and Family Coordinator – Grafton

    This role reports to the Northern Rivers Child and Family Manager and will be responsible for the delivery of programs at the Clarence Correctional Centre. We are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and personable individual to take on this role to provide exceptional support and guidance to the children and families we support.

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  • Supported Transport and Storytime Facilitator – ACT

    We are looking for passionate and skilled person to facilitate our Storytime program and transport and support children to help maintain a close relationship with their incarcerated parent at AMC in Canberra.

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  • Aboriginal Elder in Residence – Townsville

    SHINE for Kids is looking for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Elder in Residence. You will be responsible for providing support to various SHINE coordinators across a number of programs in Townsville.

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  • Child and Family Coordinator – Kempsey

    We are looking for a Child and Family Coordinator with a minimum 3 years’ experience working with children, young people and their families for our Kempsey Child and Family Centre.

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