Working in the Child and Family Support Sector

Have you considered a career in the child and family support sector but you’re not quite sure it could be you?  Here are some questions to see if you have what it takes.

  • Are you a good listener?
  • Can you connect with children and young people?
  • Are you understanding?
  • Do you help others without judgement?
  • Do you want to make a positive impact for your people and community?

What type of jobs are there in the child and family support sector?
 

Through a variety of roles, you can help to change and improve the lives of children, young people and families. Using your existing cultural knowledge and lived experience, you can help children and families with health advice, mentoring, living skills, family counselling and other supports.

What are you looking for?
 

Thinking of studying?

TAFE Queensland

Indigenous higher education units

Indigenous Portal

Career options, Pathways and graduate programs?

Youth Employment Program 
Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women career opportunities 
Government graduate programs

Getting ready to apply for a job? 

Interview tips 
Resume writing tips 
Need help to get a driving licence

Want to apply now?

These are some websites that contain current job listings:

Ethical Jobs
Smart Jobs
Indigenous Employment Australia
Jobs Active

What about volunteering?

Volunteering is a great way to act on your values, passions and interests. Volunteering can also help you gain work experience and learn new skills. To learn more about the benefits of volunteering, your rights and responsibility as a volunteer as well as volunteering opportunities to enhance your employability check out Volunteering Qld.

24 May 2019