Work at The Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society is all about people. Our vision is a just society where all Australian’s can live their best life.

To achieve this, we need great people on our teams. People who can deliver this vision with those we work alongside every day. It’s how we support others to live their life, their way.

We’d love the opportunity to work with you. Explore. Get to know us. And perhaps together we can create your work life, your way.

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Benefits of working for us

We’ve got a range of benefits on offer when you join our team.

Work Life Balance Blue@2xWork life balance

  • Flexible work options. Design how you work
  • Buy up to two weeks of extra leave each year
  • Access Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Support for carers through the Carer Gateway
  • Up to 10 days of paid study leave a year

Family Friendly@2xFamily friendly

  • Paid parental leave, with option to use as make up pay when you return to work
  • Recognition of kinship relationships for personal leave
  • Paid Domestic and Family Violence leave
  • 15% discount at GoodStart Early Learning Centres 
  • Perinatal counselling services provided through AccessEAP

Grow Your Career@2xGrow your career

  • Practice and Impact Management team to support practice and learning
  • Leaders Awards – 4 x $10,000 scholarships each year
  • Higher pay rates and recognition of employees with advanced practice
  • Career coaching through AccessEAP
  • Up to 10 days of paid study leave a year

Be Valued@2xBe valued

  • Employee surveys – we hear you!
  • Recognition for service from 1 year on
  • You Make a Difference Awards – for amazing work everyday
  • Annual 'Best Life' Awards - for living the values
  • Higher pay rates and recognition of employees with advanced practice
  • Talent Ambassador program


  • Employee Assistance Program with great wellbeing app and library
  • Vaccine friendly – free flu shots for all employees
  • Fitness Passport for employees in NSW and QLD. Great discounts on gyms and pool entry.
  • Financial wellbeing support and coaching

Little Extras@2xLittle extras

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum
  • Meal and accommodation benefits
  • Packaged vehicle option for all permanent employees
  • Everyday Savings program
  • Financial coaching
  • Relocation support. Live the tree/sea change!

Work your way

The key to designing your work life, your way, is choice. We’re designing the way we work, right now.

Rewarding work. Flexible options. Packaged vehicles. Learning opportunities. Career development. 

Our goal is to create work that works. For you, the clients we work with, your team, and The Benevolent Society.

Meet the team

Our aim is to welcome people to The Benevolent Society who are as diverse, unique and different as the people we support. What an amazing way to live our vision, as we advocate for social change. 

We encourage people with disability, older people, younger people, carers, First Nations people, people of colour, people with lived experience, and LGBTQI+ people to join our teams. Just people really. All people.

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Indigenous Careers

Our vision for Reconciliation is to walk alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in a respectful and meaningful way that highlights the wisdom, strength and resilience of the world’s oldest living culture.

Indigenous employment is deeply embedded in our vision, and we are committed to providing a culturally rich, empowering, and safe environment for all our people. 

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Graduates and Students

Congratulations on starting your career journey! How can we support you?

Explore opportunities for students and grads across our services and programs. And if we haven’t got something that fits, why not contact us?

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We couldn't do it without you. Our volunteers are the heart of what we do. You help us reach more people in more places so more people experience can experience their life, their way.

Get involved. Meet new people. Learn new skills. And if we haven’t got an opportunity that seems to fit, get in touch. We’d love to see what we can do!

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