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 Safety and WHS Advisor

    We are looking for a dynamic experienced Child Safety and WHS Advisor to join our SHINE team to provide support and advice about Child Safety, Health, Safety and Wellbeing across the organisation.

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  • Social Media and Digital Content Producer

    The Social Media and Digital Content Producer will help drive SHINE for Kids’ advocacy and public awareness activities in line with our Strategic Directions to deliver and grow our social media channels and website with a focus on growing engagement, community and brand value.

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  • West Australian Programs Manager

    We are looking for a West Australian Programs Manager to begin our work in Western Australia at Acacia prison. This pivotal role will report to the National Operations Manager, who supports you as you build a team of paid and volunteer staff to rollout various exciting programs.

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  • RISE Education Coordinator – Clarence (Grafton) NSW

    The RISE Education Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of the RISE Education Program in Grafton and surrounding a catchments. The role will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with students, schools, carers, incarcerated parent, volunteer mentors and other community service and health providers

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  • People and Culture Manager

    The People and Culture Manager is a member of the Senior Leadership team and reports to the CEO. As the Human Resources generalist, you will be responsible for both operational and strategic outcomes. HR support for the entire employee life cycle across the business unit as a whole. You will have the opportunity to make a massive difference in the lives of young people, volunteers, and a leadership team who is dedicated to continuous improvement.

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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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