Work For the Foundation


No matter where you’re at in your career, we want to help you excel. If you have a commitment to hard work and would love the opportunity to support children and families around Australia, we want to hear from you. There are so many ways you can be a part of the Australian Childhood Foundation. See how you can be a part of us below!

The Australian Childhood Foundation was formed in 1986 with its primary aim to advocate on behalf of children who have suffered abuse and neglect. We work to prevent child abuse and reduce the harm it causes to children, families and the community. We provide specialist trauma counselling and therapeutic care to child victims of abuse, as well as running research, education and community awareness programs.

Why work with us?

At The Australian Childhood Foundation you will work with like-minded and talented colleagues who aspire to be the best. Watch this video where our CEO Dr Joe Tucci speaks about the many benefits of working with us!

Current Positions Available

What is it like to work with us?

Watch this video where a few of our staff speak about what it’s like to work at the foundation!

What are some of the many staff benefits?


We believe that your Professional Development is paramount.

We strive on improving and increasing our staff capabilities through access to further education and training opportunities.

Salary Packaging opportunities.

Salary packaging allows you to pay for a number of expenses before tax is taken out of your earnings. A great system that helps you make the most out of your earned income!

Inclusion and Diversity

At ACF we are committed to developing an environment in which our staff feel valued and rewarded. We have created an inclusive culture that benefits from diversity, background, experience; and are committed to creating a workplace where all voices are heard and respected.

Leave and Flexibility

We recognise the importance of making flexibility a reality for our people. We support our employees to maintain work/life balance by providing opportunities to participate in flexible working arrangements.

Stand up for children’s rights

Join an organization that believes that children and young people have inherent rights that need to recognized and supported by the broader community.

Embrace innovation

We are always evolving, because children and young people need access to services that change with their needs. We tackle violence against children in all of its forms.