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Centacare is committed to providing a collaborative and innovative culture that promotes reflective practice and continual learning.

Centacare South West NSW Ltd has been providing quality services since 1991 in support of children, young people, individuals, couples, families and communities across the Riverina. The Agency acts in collaboration with the Diocese of Wagga Wagga to alleviate disadvantage and enhance wellbeing.

We have over 60 staff located across our five sites: Wagga, Albury, Griffith, and Mulwala. Centacare is committed to providing a collaborative and innovative culture that promotes reflective practice and continual learning.

The Difference We Make:

We work with people in making a positive difference in their lives by:

  • Providing a range of welfare and mental health services including but not limited to counselling, parenting education, post separation services, humanitarian entrant programs, case work and community development.

  • Connecting people and groups in the community

  • Advocating for the vulnerable and disadvantaged

  • Assisting people to feel more empowered in their lives

  • Responding to the needs of the community and gaps in services

  • Working collaboratively with the community, services users and providers to build creative and efficient solutions

Benefits of Working for Centacare:

  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

  • Salary packaging

  • Paid study leave

  • Family friendly workplace

  • Flexible working conditions

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities

  • Health and wellbeing initiatives

  • Employee Assistance Program

Commitment to Equal Opportunity in the Workplace

Centacare South West NSW Ltd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that is committed to ensuring the workplace is free of discrimination and harassment. We have a representative on the Diocesan Equal Opportunity in the Workplace Committee that meet once a quarter to promote EEO principles for all potential and existing employees.

By promoting EEO principles, the Agency provides opportunities for employees to develop their skills and abilities to their fullest potential in a non-discriminatory and harassment free environment. We believe this fosters an encouraging, motivated and collegial workplace.

Member of the Australian Employment Covenant

Centacare South West NSW Ltd is committed to providing employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians and to assist in this endeavour we are a partner in the Australia Employment Covenant. The Australian Employment Covenant is an initiative to increase Indigenous employment across Australian workplaces. The goal is to have Australian employers commit to building demand and the government would skill the supply. Together with 300 employers, the Covenant has committed to providing 60,000 plus jobs to Indigenous Australians over the next ten years.

Do you have to be Catholic to work at Centacare?

No. We respect the uniqueness, dignity, diversity, cultures and beliefs of all people. We ask that employees respect the differences and religious choices of other employees and that they have a commitment the philosophy of Centacare and a willingness to work according to the Mission, Vision and Values.

How to Apply:

All applications for vacancies must be online and complete the key selection criteria listed from the position description.

Join our team

Volunteering with us

Your life experiences and your desire to assist people, qualify you for this role.

If you like to:

  • meet people;
  • have fun;
  • gain skills & experience;
  • have a purpose;
  • be a “good neighbour”;
  • get out of the house;
  • keep active;
  • use otherwise unused skills;
  • avert loneliness;
  • test your leadership skills;
  • gain recognition;
  • acquire self confidence;
  • experience new life-styles and ways of thinking;
  • give back to your community; then please reach out.

A few hours a week or a few hours a month — whatever time you have to spare, can make a big difference to someone’s life!

Volunteering is a rewarding way to put your skills to work for the local community and at the same time, meet new people and pursue new interests.

To apply to volunteer with us today, get in contact with us.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO DONATE?

As a not-for-profit, we rely on philanthropic donations from our community to continue doing our good work.

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