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

Program Officer - Perth

This is a great opportunity to combine your operational and people skills to enable academic achievement for Indigenous high school kids. It is a varied role with plenty of scope for growth. This is an identified position. 

Development Manager

This is your chance to make a real difference to the landscape of education for Indigenous Australians and transform lives through an investment in potential and life-long learning.

Finance Officer

This newly-created role is your opportunity to use your finance skills in a for-purpose, supportive team environment.  This is varied role which will see you work across all day-to-day finance functions and liaise regularly with program staff. 

Lesson Unit Designer – Project Work

Work with us to develop learning units to support the academic and cultural components of our High School Program.  This work is project-based on an intermittent basis and can be completed remotely or on-site at our Sydney office.  This is an identified position. 

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

This is an identified position.

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.