Corporate Administration Officer


About YWCA Canberra:

YWCA Canberra is a respected feminist, not-for-profit community organisation which has been providing community services and representing women’s issues in the Canberra community since its establishment in 1929. Today, we provide leading and innovative services to women and the broader Canberra community in the areas of children’s services, community services, housing, youth services, personal and professional training, and women’s leadership.

As a values-based organisation, and the only Canberra based Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA), YWCA Canberra is a great place to work. We have a strong track record in building long-term, sustainable careers with excellent conditions (including charitable salary sacrificing and above award salaries) together with a supportive work environment for all employees to thrive.

About the Role

Are you a skilled administrative professional with a passion for making a positive impact?

Due to internal promotion, we are seeking an adaptable and customer-focused Corporate Administration Officer to join our dynamic team. Serving as the main liaison for internal and external clients, you will play a crucial role in assisting leaders within the ACT’s community services sector.

This role demands strong customer orientation, serving as the initial point of contact. The ideal candidate will be an adaptable ‘office all-rounder’, agile and ready to employ a diverse skill set to drive initiatives forward.

About You:

If you possess outstanding communication skills and thrive in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you! The ideal candidate will showcase:

  • Excellent customer service skills and a commitment to maintaining high standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective communication with diverse stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a dedication to confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Capability to work both independently and as part of a team.

The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, Working with Vulnerable People registration, current National Police Check, and a current driver’s license.

 The right person will have:

  • Relevant qualifications or experience in a similar role
  • Excellent customer service skills and a commitment to maintaining a high standard of customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (both verbal and written) and liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a high standard of confidentiality.
  • Computer literacy, particularly the Microsoft suite of products.
  • Ability to maintain accurate relevant records.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team (self-motivated).

What’s in it for you?

YWCA Canberra offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance including a 9-day fortnight, 4 day compressed work week and varied working hours to accommodate work-life balance.
  • Opportunities for professional development and further study through our in-house registered training organisation.
  • Salary packaging options that can improve your take-home pay by $5K annually
  • Generous parental leave entitlements, 3 days extra paid annual leave between Christmas and New Year, annual flu vaccinations.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program for guidance and counselling

Join Canberra’s ONLY Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA).

How to Apply

  1. Visit to access the position description and job demands checklist. 
  2. Click the Apply button and send us a copy of your resume.

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Isobel Daly via email at

Applications close on 21 July 2024