Executive Director

One of Australia’s most iconic and influential organisations, the Brotherhood of St Laurence was established during the Great Depression with a mission to alleviate poverty and end social injustice. It carries on that mission today. 

Main responsibilities of the role

After 13 years of outstanding leadership as Executive Director, Mr Tony Nicholson has decided to step down at the end of 2017. The Board welcomes enquiries from leaders from all parts of the Australian community with the capacity to drive the Brotherhood’s work for an Australia free of poverty; represent the Brotherhood in the community services, government and business sectors; and actively advocate the vision and philosophy of the Brotherhood within the community.

To apply

Please obtain information about the position by calling the consultant assisting the Brotherhood, Kathy McLean, of Fish & Nankivell, on 0414 376 698 or by emailing kathy@fnow.com.au Applications will close on Monday, 18 September 2017. A concurrent search is being conducted.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
Brotherhood Books
Brotherhood of St Laurence Communtiy Stores
Hippy Australia
Given the Chance

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.