Careers at the Brotherhood

At the Brotherhood of St Laurence, we are defined by the people that make up our organisation. With 600 employees and 1100 volunteers across more than 50 sites, together we strive to help people experiencing disadvantage, through research and policy, and services and advocacy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence endeavours to provide positive working environments to ensure all our staff feel supported, valued and are able to achieve their career goals. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and apply the principles of equity, fairness and transparency to all recruitment, selection and appointment processes. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we appoint staff on the basis of merit.

We are committed to meaningful equity and diversity in our workforce. We do this by creating a workplace which embraces and celebrates the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for all our positions.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
Australian Aboriginal flag, a yellow circle on two horizontal black and red stripes

The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

Torres Strait Islander flag, an icon of a traditional headdress on blue, black and green stripes