Join Our Team

 

We are proud of our team and love to hear from individuals who share our values and whose experience can contribute to the important work we do - see our program areas.

If this is you, get in touch with us via careers@aurorafoundation.com.au.

Aurora is committed to growing and developing a talented and versatile Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce across its organisation, in a wide range of roles, and at all levels - from trainees to executives.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Five Key Reasons to Work with Us

You’ll make a difference

Be part of our positive change to create a society where Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people have the same educational opportunities as all Australians. We know that our programs have a systemic impact.

You’ll learn

We are constantly striving for excellence, looking at the latest research and punching above our weight. This means we are all learning and growing.

We stand out

Our programs have been described by independent evaluators as unique and our results incredible. We have the courage to look at issues from alternative perspectives and tackle them differently.

We’re dynamic

We work hard yet our work environment is relaxed, friendly and supportive. We are all here for the same reason and work together to achieve outcomes for our stakeholders. We all enjoy our regular staff development meetings, celebrations of key events and our Wednesday updates.

We live our values

Our work is guided by our values:  respect allows to collaborate meaningfully and authentically which leads us to be accountable for what we do which in turn enables us to make an impact.

Current Opportunities

Development Coordinator

A great opportunity to join a growing team by assisting in the development, implementation, and evaluation of philanthropic opportunities from individuals, corporates and trusts and foundations. This is an identified role. 

2021 Mentors - NSW and WA

Are you passionate about supporting young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve their potential? As a Mentor, you would support students as a part of our High School Program, attending three residential camps a year. This is an identified role.

Outreach Role Models - EOI

We have a number of exciting opportunities to join Aurora’s Outreach Program as a Role Model. Positions are available nation-wide and open to Aurora alumni, Study Tour scholars or Roberta Sykes and Charlie Perkins Scholarship recipients. 

HR Manager

Great opportunity to join a growing team and use your HR skills to drive Indigenous educational achievement.