Make a Difference

Here are the Caroline Chisholm Society (CCS) we believe in the empowerment of women and families; it’s one of our values.  We do this by providing support to mothers, babies, toddlers and the family that surrounds them.  Our work is inspired by Caroline Chisholm, a women who dedicated herself to supporting others.

We also believe many professionals are integral to making a team the best it can be.  Those interested in submitting a written application, are welcome to do so.  We are often seeking experienced practitioners and case managers, community engagement professionals and administrators.

Our current vacancies are listed below and we welcome general expressions of interest by emailing

For more interesting information about us, our values and Caroline’s own inspiring story we invite you to take a look at Our Story

Fundraising Coordinator

Reporting to the CEO, this newly created role presents as a unique opportunity to use your fundraising experience in making a difference in the lives and outcomes of women and children.

This position will suit someone with excellent communication skills and the ability to create high-impact fundraising campaigns (with a minimum of 3 years’ experience), is a whiz on fundraising CRM systems, has the ability to communicate effectively, with a keen eye for detail.  A knowledge and experience of the community services would be an advantage.

The position is part-time, 3 days a week.

For further information, contact the CEO, Dr Jennifer Weber  To apply please provide a covering letter including addressing the selection criterion and your resume.  A copy of the position description is available.

Pregnancy and Early Parenting Practitioner

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Pregnancy and Early Parenting Practitioner at the Caroline Chisholm Society delivers support services to women including assessment, counselling, single session & short-term case work, referral and advocacy. The role is responsible for the planning, delivery and coordination of services for clients and their family, to best meet their needs and achieve agreed goals.

The successful applicant will have case work experience and a strong understanding of pregnancy, early parenting and the early years. You will have good communication, risk management, intervention, assessment and judgement skills.

Ideally applicants will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current legislation including the Child, Youth & Families Act (2005); frameworks including the Best Interest Framework, Information Sharing schemes and the MARAM Framework.

A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or equivalent is required.

Please submit your interest, including resume, covering letter including outline in addressing the selection criterion.  Please submit your application to Ms Amanda Moore, Director Corporate Services

A copy of the position description is available.