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

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

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is a pivotal role within Aurora’s ambitious plan to scale-up our activities. You will work within the fast-paced Development team, providing active, day-to-day support for the Indigenous education programs, fundraising and corporate functions. 

Lesson Plan Designer Project Work

The development of our Lessons Plan is critical to our ability to expand our High School Program.  Lesson Plans will enable consistent delivery of curriculum and a contextualised approach to facilitation of activities at our residential academic camps. This work is project-based on an intermittent basis and can be completed remotely or on-site at our Sydney office. 

Scholarships Program Officer

In this role, you will provide active, day-to-day support for our Scholarships Coordinator, working on a variety of administrative and operational tasks.  Your work will span stakeholder liaison, data management, documentation, event management, amongst other activities.  

Mentor (Perth) - High School Program

As Mentor, your role will be to assist with a range of activities related to developing students’ confidence, increase their resilience and raise their expectations about what they can achieve during their high school years and beyond

Outreach Facilitator

Help inspire Indigenous young people to dream big
▪ Flexible work on a contract / casual basis
▪ Competitive hourly rate
▪ Various locations in NSW, WA, Queensland and Victoria

Administration Assistant High School Program (Perth)

As Administrative Assistant, you will support our program staff to deliver our unique High School Program for Indigenous students.  You will undertake a range administrative of duties, everything from answering the phone to attending our academic camps.  

Volunteer with Us

We are always interested in connecting with people who want to contribute to our work in different ways, such as:

  • Volunteers help offer invaluable help with research activities, administrative tasks, on our academic camps and in our outreach programs
  • Interns help us with a meaningful contribution to our programs or operations and in return gain useful work experience in an area that really matters in Australia
  • High school students can participate in work experience opportunities with us to gain more insight into their career interests.

If you are interested in working with us in one of these capacities, please email us.