Careers with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is committed to employing passionate staff who bring a broad range of skills and experience to our cause.

We really do live our values of respect and valuing difference, inclusion, friendliness and caring in our workplace, and look for new employees who demonstrate them.

Current employment opportunities

Children's Therapeutic Practitioner

Reporting to the Manager, Children Ahead Program, the Children’s Therapeutic Practitioner is responsible for the delivery of therapy and case management to children who have experienced significant trauma, violence or bullying. The Children Ahead program helps children by focusing on what they need to recover. The program provides a dual service to children, offering both a comprehensive case management service and strengths-based counselling to promote resilience and recovery. The Children Ahead Program works collaboratively with relevant schools and agencies to make sure children and their families have the community connections needed for immediate and long-term support. Read the full PD

Cubby House Coordinator - Part time

Reporting to the Head of Care, the Cubby House Coordinator is a member of the Care Team and has accountability to support the delivery of the Cubby House Program at the Broadmeadows and Melbourne Children’s Courts, including coordinating and supporting the day to day delivery of the service, coordination with stakeholders and the supervision and support of the Cubby House Youth Workers. Read the full PD

Program Facilitator 

Reporting to the Manager, Program Delivery, the Program Facilitator is a member of the Program Delivery team and has accountability to support the delivery of the eSmart programs; Connect and Digital Licence. The position will have a focus on the delivery of quality workshops for students in both Primary and Secondary, Parents and Teachers. Workshops are delivered face to face Australia wide and are delivered during the day and evening. Interstate travel, including remote & rural locations Australia wide is a requirement of the position. Training in content is provided. Read the full PD

TrACS Social Worker

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Early Years Trauma Consultant Service (TraCS), the Social Worker will work closely with the TraCS consultant, educators and other early childhood staff working with children aged 3-5 years in kindergartens and early childhood services. The role is based in the city of Brimbank with travel regularly required to early childhood centres across the cities of Brimbank and Melton and to the Foundation’s Head Office in South Melbourne. In an Australian first, $55.3 million in school readiness funding will be progressively rolled out across Victoria from 2019, amounting to a 10 per cent boost to total kindergarten funding by 2021. School readiness funding will help more children to start school developmentally on track. The funding will enable individual kindergartens to purchase specialist supports from a menu of services approved by the Department of Education. Included on this menu, kindergartens will be able to procure the services of TraCS to build their capacity to work with traumatized and vulnerable children, strengthening the impact of their existing programs. Read the full PD

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