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Work with us

54 reasons is place where you'll feel valued, belong and make a difference for children. Read below to find out more about working with us.

Not your
typical 9-5

54 reasons might look like a regular not-for-profit, but the culture is different. Seriously. It's a place where courage, curiosity and care come take centre stage. Where people express their passion for supporting kids through policy, practice and playtime (which, let's face it, is the best time.) It's the type of place where people help by listening and learning, not by telling. And when something happens that's beyond anyone's control - fires, floods, you name it - our team is there when no one else is.

We're proudly part of the Save the Children Australia group, championing children's rights in Australia.

See our open positions

Why we love it here

Here’s what some of our talented people say it’s like to work with 54 reasons and what you can expect from a career with us.

54 reasons is a supportive work environment that fosters reflective practice and many opportunities for skill development and learning

Amanda M

Team Leader — Children and Parenting Programs, Tasmania

Our services are so deeply embedded with ensuring children have a voice and an understanding of their rights. This work is rewarding and has proven to have a very real impact on the lives of the children we work with

Callan H

Regional Manager — Perth Metro & Pilbara, Western Australia

What I like about my job is when everyone pulls together - we can make such a huge impact to so many children, young people and families"

Lyn G

Senior Administration Officer, Vic, NSW, SA

One of my favourite parts [of the job] is watching the children grow and their confidence grow from first coming to our playgroup, being really shy, apprehensive children to then coming in...and really taking that ownership of our group.

Lizzie

Family Support Specialist, Murrumbidgee Region, NSW

There’s something special about spending your days alongside like-minded people, just as committed to purposeful work as you. At 54 reasons, we attract bright and big-hearted people who are inspired to make a difference. Together, we are fearless in our pursuit of making lasting change for the children and communities who need it most.

A place to feel valued

You come here to make a difference. We know you care and want to deliver great outcomes, so we focus on impact and better ways of working.

A fulfilling work and personal life go hand-in-hand, and we trust and support you to grow in flexible ways. Here, you have the space to grow and the support to bring your best every day, knowing you are valued.

A place to belong

It takes all types of people to do the challenging work we do. We are teams of diverse personalities, backgrounds and talents, embracing our differences as one strong and united team.

Being part of a leading organisation and global network means learning from inspiring people - each with their own unique value to offer.

A place to make a difference

Whether out in the community or working behind the scenes, our people are connected to our cause. You are empowered to make a difference in children's lives.

Learning, sharing and collaborating - we're always looking for new ways to solve problems. Every day, we see how the small wins become big.

✨Perks and benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements to balance work and life
  • One week of additional leave through our Holiday Club, plus a purchased leave program
  • Salary packaging to increase your take-home pay and salary sacrifice to maximise your super contributions
  • Employee Wellbeing Program to support your physical, social and mental wellbeing
  • PRIDE, Parents & Carers, Mental Wellness and Disability networks to celebrate our diverse community
  • Family and domestic violence leave and other supports to help you create a safer life
  • First Nations Ceremonial leave so you can honour ceremonial and kinship commitments
  • Gender affirmation leave to support you while you affirm your gender
  • Public holiday swaps to meet cultural needs
  • CEO Open Door policy, with frequent 'drop in' sessions available to all staff
  • Career development programs to support your professional growth


Examples of roles we recruit for

From family support specialists to youth specialists to team leaders – our people come with a range of qualifications, interests, technical expertise and life experiences.

Make a career championing children and their rights.

See our open roles and vacancies through the Save the Children website.

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Are you a young person with something to say?

We're always looking for young advisors between the ages of 13–17 to help shape the way we work, communicate and advocate. If this sounds like you, message us at practice@54reasons.org.au and we'll let you know when the next round of applications will open.

We love volunteers

Volunteers play an important role in supporting our work. If you're interested in volunteering in our services, head to the Careers page to check out our openings. We accept volunteers of all ages, interests and skills.  

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