Join Our Team

Djirra is growing fast and we have exciting new roles available. Become part of our vision; that all Aboriginal women are strong, safe, independent, healthy and positive in their lives, culture and communities.

Join a passionate team of dedicated professionals with a common purpose of preventing and addressing family violence within Aboriginal communities across Victoria. At Djirra, we stand firm against family violence, supporting Aboriginal women’s journey to safety and wellbeing.

As an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation, Djirra was initiated by Aboriginal people, and is operated and governed by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people. Aboriginal values are at the core of everything we do, ensuring that we provide culturally safe services.

Some of the benefits to working with us include:

  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Attractive Salary Packaging options
  • Paid parental leave after one year of service
  • Employee Assistance Program with supportive, confidential counselling for personal and work concerns
  • Regular external debriefing/supervision offered to all staff

Job opportunities

Compliance and Risk Officer - Collingwood (part time (0.8), ongoing) SCHCADS Level 5.1 $93,858.96 pa - 5.3 $98,111.52 pa - dependent on experience

This role offers a great opportunity to be part of a small team, engage across all levels of the organisation, and do diverse, interesting work. The position reports to the Governance Risk & Compliance Manager in the Corporate Services Directorate.

You will support Djirra in meeting our many compliance obligations and managing risk. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop into providing support for our Board and/or its Committees. Success in this role will draw on your strong interpersonal, communication, administration, and organisational skills, along with your knowledge of good corporate governance principles.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Further information can be found in the Position Description here.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria here:

Applications will close as soon as soon as a suitable candidate is found.


SUPPORT USVolunteer opportunities

Djirra’s volunteer program is primarily for people who have experience in, or who are studying law, however from time to time we accept applications from interested parties in a relevant discipline i.e., community development, policy, Aboriginal studies.

Please note volunteering opportunities are subject to availability and capacity of the relevant program area.  If you are interested in volunteering at Djirra, please contact for more information.