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 Children Ahead Program Manager, 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.

View full position description and apply here. 

People & Culture Manager (Recruitment, Policy & Process focus) 

Reporting to the Head of People & Culture (P&C), the P&C Manager is a member of the P&C team. This role has people leadership responsibility for the P&C Coordinator (1 direct report).

This role is formally based at our South Melbourne office location. At the Foundation we work in a flexible way: how and where you work is discussed with each staff member based on individual circumstances and business needs.

As our Foundation continues to grow, this new role has been created to enhance the functions within our P&C team.

View full position description and apply here. 

Business Operations Coordinator 

Reporting to the Manager, Business Operations the Business Operations Coordinator is a member of the Business Management Team.

This role is formally based in South Melbourne. The role requires you to be at the office, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

View the full position description and apply here. 

Program Advisor 

The PDIA Team is responsible for driving innovation to help the Foundation achieve its strategic priorities in key program areas, developing and managing partnerships with external stakeholders, and plays a key role in supporting business development opportunities.

The Program Advisor will work closely with the PDIA Project Manager to ensure the successful development, implementation and evaluation of the Foundation’s new programs and products.

View the full position description and apply here. 


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