Work for Kookaburra Kids

Kookaburra Kids is a growing, exciting not-for-profit organisation providing exceptional programs, activities, mental health education and support to young people impacted by family mental illness.

We are a collaborative, creative and fun team, who are passionate about a making a positive difference to the lives of many vulnerable children.

Current Positions

We are always on the look out for talented people who are passionate about making a difference to join our team.

Manager – Volunteer Programs (0.8 FTE) – 2 roles – VIC and WA

Reporting to the Head of People and Culture, we are seeking motivated individuals who are passionate about volunteering, who will actively manage and grow AKKF’s volunteer program across our regions as well as AKKF’s virtual volunteer program.

In this part time role (4 days per week) your responsibilities will include, day-to-day management of the volunteer program within your regions, the promotion of our volunteer program, sourcing strategies, 360 degree recruitment, training, scheduling, and volunteer engagement. This role has a clear focus on enhancing and increasing our volunteer capacity to support program delivery and organisational services.

We have two available positions in our Programs Team; one based in Brisbane, one based in Melbourne.


If you enjoy working with young people in this sector, then this role is for you. Reporting to the Head of Operations and working across our full program offering, this full-time role is responsible for the coordination and delivery of allocated programs (face-to-face and virtual) to our young people and families. Responsibilities include pre-program site inspections, pre-program debriefs, program logistics, program safety and first aid, on program coordination and engagement of our volunteers, program administration and reporting.

We have two available positions in our Programs Team; one based in Brisbane, one based in Melbourne.

Community Liaison Officer (Multiple Roles)

The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation is currently recruiting for multiple opportunities across our entire organisation. We’re looking to expand our dynamic team across the nation; check out the different roles below!

For further information, please contact our HR team at [email protected] 

Administration Coordinators (0.8FTE)

Reporting to the Operations Support Manager, in this part-time (FTE 0.8, 4 days per week) role, you will provide administrative support to the Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation’s (AKKF) Operations team. This role will be based in Sydney.

Additional information

If you have any questions about the above opportunities, please contact [email protected].

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