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

Head of Children &  Families

Reporting to the Deputy CEO, the Head of Children & Families works closely with the Senior Leadership Team to drive and implement the strategic direction across the Foundation.

The Head of Children and Families is responsible for the execution of the strategic plan across Children Ahead, Buddy Bags and Cubby House programs. These programs help children by focusing on what they need to recover from traumatic events or violent circumstances.

The Foundation works collaboratively with relevant agencies to make sure children who are suffering the effects of violence, and their families, have the community connections needed for immediate and long-term support. Current programs are Children Ahead, Cubby House and Buddy Bags. The Head of Children & Families is directly responsible for the delivery of Children Ahead, Buddy Bags and Cubby House and direct reports. Read the full position description here

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    The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is a national children's charity dedicated to safeguarding children's future.

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    On 28 April 1996 a tragedy occurred at the historical Port Arthur site in Tasmania.

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    We have a dedicated team working to keep children safe from violence.

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