YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. We value and support diversity in our workforce and encourage applications for the following vacancies from a wide range of people with a variety of life experiences. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.WGEA accreditation

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

Australian Breastfeeding AssociationYWCA Canberra is accredited through Australian Breastfeeding Association as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace.

Applying for a job at YWCA Canberra

YWCA Canberra is a great place to work! If you’re thinking about applying for a job with us, you might find the following documents useful:


Get paid to work while studying for your early childhood education and care qualifications. Early Years Careers is YWCA Canberra’s education and employment program for people who want to study while getting real, hands-on experience training in our early childhood services.

It’s a selective three-year program that provides you with secure, flexible employment and qualifications to set you up for success as an early childhood educator at YWCA Canberra now and in the long-term. There are many career pathways available with qualification, including educators, teachers and managerial roles.

Find out more about the program and apply by sending a one-page cover letter telling us why you want to participate in the program along with your current resume to

Current vacancies

Quality Support Officer

Application Due: 2 January 2020

You will work within a team of dedicated Quality Support Officers to ensure best practice is implemented at our programs by monitoring the provision of quality care in a Family Day Care and School Age Care environment. [Continue reading]

Educational Leader / Centre 2IC

Application Due: 13 December 2019

As the Educational Leader/Centre 2IC, you will be supporting the Director in the daily operational needs of the service whilst providing high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care to children between the ages of 6 weeks – 6 years old. Additionally, you will work closely with our team of Educators to implement a program and curriculum that reflects best practice. This is a predominately non-contact role, with the expectation of supporting the team when required. [Continue reading]

School Age Care Educators

We are seeking passionate and committed individuals who can assist us in creating fun education and care environments for children attending our School Age Care Services (before and after school care) in the Canberra region [Continue reading]

Interested in working for us?

If you would like to express interest in working at YWCA Canberra, please fill in the form below, and upload relevant documents.
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