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Jobs working with refugees in Australia

Are you passionate about working with refugees and people seeking asylum? You can find jobs working with refugees in Australia on this page, with the Refugee Council and its members.

Careers at the Refugee Council

Media and Campaigns Officer

We are currently seeking a Media and Campaigns Officer for a maternity leave cover position. The position is 3 days a week, which can be undertaken flexibly, from anywhere in Australia. The deadline for applications has been extended to midnight AEDT on Sunday 15 November 2020. Click the button below to find out more.
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Deputy Chief Executive Officer

We are seeking a seeking a senior professional, with 10 or more years of relevant experience, for a new role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The Deputy CEO will work closely with the CEO in supporting the RCOA staff team’s work in policy research, advocacy, community engagement and public communication on refugee issues. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the issues facing Australia’s refugee communities. People with lived experience of forced displacement are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications close 10pm Monday 30 November. Click the button below for information on how to apply.

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We are often seeking volunteers to assist with our work.  We typically ask for 1 day/week, 6 months minimum commitment.  Find out more:

Volunteering with the Refugee Council

Looking for jobs working with refugees in Australia?

The Refugee Council has many members working with refugees and people seeking asylum. You can find jobs working with refugees in Australia here.

Use the scroll bars on the right and the bottom to get more information. You can also limit, sort, download and view a record of a single organisation.

Other places to look and advice

Most organisations will post jobs on websites that specialise in community and social sector jobs, such as Jobseeker and Ethical Jobs.

See careers at Jobseeker/Pro Bono Careers

Ethical Jobs – Multiculturalism and Diversity

Most of our members will also list jobs on their own websites and social media. You can use our member directory to find organisations near you and learn more about them.

Refugee Council of Australia members

Many of our member organisations also take volunteers. This can be a good way of learning about an organisation and usually helps in finding a job in the sector.

Volunteering with our members

Looking to list a job working with refugees and people seeking asylum?

Members of the Refugee Council of Australia can list their job on this page here.

List a job

Organisational members of the Refugee Council of Australia can get a discount for listing a job on Jobseeker. You can ask us for information using the button below.

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You can also call us to ask.

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