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

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. 

Procurement Officer

Six-month contract role available within our Finance Team, establishing procurement processes and working with program teams to create efficiency and cost-effective purchasing. Immediate start.

HR Manager

Great opportunity to join a growing team and use your HR skills to drive Indigenous educational achievement.  This role is identified for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Scholarships Program Officer

Use your strong administrative and operational skills to help our amazing Scholarships Program run smoothly.  This is an identified position.

Student Support Officer

An exciting opportunity to join our team as a Student Support Officer who coordinates the wraparound, academic support that our high school students receive. This is an identified role. 

Social Enterprise Manager

A unique opportunity to use your commercial flair to grow and promote our Indigenous Careers and Scholarships Portal. This is an identified role.

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.