Career opportunities to make a difference 

At The Benevolent Society, we want to make a difference. Our vision is for a just society where all Australian’s can live their best life, and we know that partnering with the right people will help us achieve real change. 

A career with us means being part of a passionate, dedicated, and diverse team who make a positive difference to many Australian’s lives. We support children and families, older people, people with disability, and carers. 

Work with us

Working for us means being part of a great team of passionate and friendly people.

We work to create a best work life for employees, because that means even better experiences for our clients.

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Our Culture

We have a diverse team from all walks of life who are passionate about what they do.

We take pride in our diverse workforce and ensure we can provide a safe and supportive environment to our people with disability, impairments, age related illnesses and more.

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

We believe that it's important to share our knowledge and expertise with students to build a skilled workforce.

We provide a variety of student placement opportunities across our services and programs.

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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.

A small contribution can make a big difference in your community, and it’s good for you too. Lending a helping hand helps stay involved in the community, meet new people, or develop new skills.

Living your best work life

We support all people to live their best life, and that includes our employees. What your best life looks like is personal to you and can vary as we and those around us change and grow.

Work Life Balance Blue@2xWork life balance

  • Option to purchase up to 10 days of additional leave
  • Accrued day off for most employees
  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Tools for remote working
  • Ceremonial leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Family Friendly@2xFamily friendly

  • Paid parental and secondary carers leave for primary and secondary carers
  • Paid Domestic and Family Violence leave
  • Perinatal Counselling
  • GoodStart Centres discounts
  • Flexible work options

Grow Your Career@2xGrow your career

  • Practice & people leadership career pathways
  • Learning programs for all disciplines
  • Leaders Awards – $40,000 annual scholarships
  • Diploma in Management for leaders
  • Paid study leave

Be Valued@2xBe valued

  • Annual employee survey – have your say
  • Service Awards from 1 year onwards
  • Monthly 'You Make A Difference' Awards
  • Annual 'Best Life' Awards
  • Higher pay for experienced professional


  • AccessEAP for emotional wellbeing
  • Free wellbeing app with guided meditations
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Financial wellbeing support and coaching

Little Extras@2xLittle extras

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum
  • Meal and accommodation benefits
  • Vehicle lease option available to all employees
  • Packaged vehicle for selected roles
  • Discount program on travel, car hire, health insurance & every day expenses