Join Our Team

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
  • Flexible work-life balance, including access to a monthly RDO (Rostered Day Off)
  • Attractive Salary Packaging options
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program with supportive, confidential counselling for personal and work concerns
  • Regular external debriefing/supervision offered to all staff
  • Additional leave given over Christmas / New Year Break

Job opportunities

Djirra is committed to Child Safety and as part of Djirra’s screening requirements all staff must have (or are able to obtain) a Working With Children Check and a National Police Check. You must also be able to demonstrate an understanding of Child Safety.

The following position is currently available.

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Finance Manager (full time, permanent)

As a compassionate and committed leader, you will be supporting Djirra as we embark on significant growth through the provision of robust finance management systems and strategic advice to the senior management group.

Click here to read the position description.

Djirra is partnering with Horner Recruitment for this vital role. To apply for the position, please submit a covering letter to Hanni Dalla Rosa, addressing your suitability to the role, along with a copy of your up to date resume/CV. For any enquiries, please contact Hanni at Horner on 0403 335 087.

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


SUPPORT USVolunteer opportunities

Djirra’s volunteer program is for people who have experience in, or who are studying: law, community development, policy, Aboriginal studies or other relevant disciplines.

Due to the COVID-19 we are not in a position to accept any volunteer applications at this stage.  Thank you in advance for your interest in the good work we do at Djirra.


Djirra is currently undertaking a comprehensive review of our existing membership structure, and we do not intend to accept additional members pending the outcome of the review.

Once we have completed this review, Djirra will update members and the general public by releasing a statement on the website, at which time we would encourage those who are seeking membership with Djirra to re-apply.