Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities2019-01-14T10:59:28+10:00

Why work with Zig Zag?

Are you looking to work in an organisation that is committed to social justice? An organisation that supports the development of a strong, intersectional feminist practice?

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre is a unique, innovative, and responsive community based organisation that provides a supportive, flexible and dynamic working environment.

Zig Zag currently employs women only (EEO exempt).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for all advertised positions.  Zig Zag is committed to equal remuneration and provides above Award conditions.

All employees are required to support Zig Zag’s vision statement, philosophy and practice framework.  All employees are required to implement and adhere to the guidance provided by Zig Zag policy and procedures.

Current Vacancies


Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc are now recruiting for a permanent part-time position of Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Brisbane North within our Sexual Assault Program. This position is for 32 hours (4 days) / week and is paid at a QCSCA Level 5. Zig Zag offers above Award employment conditions and salary sacrifice is available.

The Brisbane North Sexual Assault Response Service has been established as a formal partnership between the Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre (BRISSC) and Zig Zag. The Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Brisbane North position will work collaboratively to deliver high-quality, responsive sexual assault counselling and support services to young women survivors of sexual violence who are residing in the Brisbane North region.  This work includes flexible service delivery and outreach assistance through some mobile outreach services.

This position also has responsibility for the development and facilitation of therapeutic sexual assault support groups, community education, and early intervention and prevention activities to respond to sexual violence within the Brisbane North region, in collaboration with local networks and partnerships. This position will be based in the Brisbane North for up to three days per week and at Zig Zag’s Camp Hill office for one day per week.

Zig Zag employs women only (EEO exempt). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Bachelor degree qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology, Behavioural Science, or other relevant discipline, a minimum of two years’ experience of working therapeutically with women or young people who are survivors of trauma, and a clearly defined practice framework that incorporates intersectional feminist and social justice perspectives.  QCSCA Award Level 5 with above award conditions.

Applications for this position close at 9am on Monday 4 February 2019.  Click on SA Support Worker Brisbane North PD 2019 for the position description and selection criteria, and click on Northside SA Worker Recruitment Process Information 2019 for the recruitment process information. Please note in advance: if you do not follow the directions provided in the recruitment process information you will not be considered for the position.  For more information about the position please contact Stephanie (Manager, Zig Zag) by email manager@zigzag.org.au.