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.

We make an effort to ensure disability access and facilities are fitted in our buildings where possible. Our head office in Civic is wheelchair accessible.

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:

If you are interested in applying for any role below, please use this link Recruitment – Sign In – Aurion to register and submit your application.

If you have any problems or need assistance, please call our helpful People and Capability team on 02 6185 2037 or via email at

Current vacancies

Executive Director Community Services

Application Due: 9 October 2023

We’re looking for an experienced and qualified Executive Director of Community Services who will be responsible for providing oversight and overall management and development of the Community Services Portfolio of YWCA Canberra. [Continue reading]

Diploma & Lead Educators

Application Due: 29 September 2023

YWCA Canberra has positions available within our 7 services located in Canberra and the ACT region Early Childhood Education Centres.  We are looking for Early Childhood Diploma Qualified Educators, or those that are Currently working towards the qualification, who are keen to progress their career in early childhood education and care. The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate exceptional early childhood education capabilities, be able to work within a team of educators, provide innovative and engaging learning opportunities to children, and be eager to engage with our local community. [Continue reading]

Youth and Community Centre Manager - Mura Lanyon

Application Due: 6 October 2023

We are looking for an outstanding community development professional to lead the team and programs at YWCA Canberra’s vibrant, innovative and client-centred Youth and Community Centre in Canberra’s Lanyon Valley. [Continue reading]

Educators - Early Childhood Education

• Do you want to be valued and be paid above award hourly rates of pay? • Are you looking to work for a great not for profit organisation? • Are you ready to take the next step in your early childhood career? [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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