Employment and other opportunities

For the latest employment opportunities for either WESNET or AWAVA please see below

Positions vacant

Administration Assistant (Parental Leave Position)

Applications will be reviewed as they are received -- final date for applicants is 9AM on Monday 12th September 2022

WESNET is seeking an Administration Assistant (21-35 hours per week by negotiation) to fill a key role in our Safety Net Australia while one of our team members is on parental leave.  

In this role you will provide administration and support to the Safety Net Australia team particularly around supporting the Safe Connections program which provides smartphones and technology safety training to a network of frontline domestic and family violence services across Australia. You will be part of a small and dynamic team in our Bendigo headquarters along with other team members, some of whom work remotely.   

The successful candidate will have strong administrative and organisational skills and be able to work as our telephone reception as well as an integral part of a team. As we work with agencies supporting, as well as survivors experiencing domestic and family violence, a high degree of judgement, confidentiality and resilience will be necessary attributes. The work is interesting and varied but will require skills to be able to manage multiple tasks, time and ability to meet deadlines.  

Application deadline: The final date for receipt of applications will be 9am on Monday 12 September.  PLEASE NOTE Applications will be reviewed as they are received until a suitable applicant is found so you are advised to apply as soon as possible. Late applications will not be considered, however Wesnet does reserve the right to extend the final date if a suitable applicant is not found.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted by email to jobs AT Wesnet.org.au
A single PDF is preferred and must contain the three elements (cover letter, CV and claims against the key selection criteria). 
Please note - applications that do not comply with the instructions will not be considered.
No recruiters thanks 

More about working at WESNET

WESNET is Australia's peak women's organisation working to eliminate domestic and family violence. WESNET works to minimise the harm to women and their children from violence by advancing responses that:

ensure the safety of women and children, 
empower them to live free from violence, and 
improve the social, political and economic status of women. 

What we offer:

Generous salary, plus superannuation.
Excellent tax-free salary packaging options available.
4 weeks leave with 17.5% annual leave loading.
Family friendly work environment.
Opportunity to work in a feminist organisation with a small team of people that are committed to ending domestic violence.

To be considered for shortlisting and interview your application must include:

Cover letter
A statement which describes your suitability against each of the key selection criteria detailed in the Position Description
A resume or CV containing your contact details, a summary of work experience, details of qualifications and education.
Referees - if required for an interview you will be required to provide details of at least two referees - one should be your current or most recent supervisor - and another supervisory with knowledge of your work performance. 

Applications must be submitted by email to "jobs AT wesnet.org.au" 

If you need additional information about the position please send your written enquiry to "jobs AT wesnet.org.au".
A single PDF is preferred
Please note: applications that do not comply with the above will not be considered.
No recruiters thanks. 

Summary of how to apply

Please note that applications that do not follow the application instructions will not be considered for shortlisting


the PDF of the position description. 


your cover letter, statement of claims against the key selection criteria and your CV with names of two referees.


your application by email to the email address that is provided in the documentation by the closing date.