Ethical Jobs Blog

Career advice, tips and behind-the-scenes interviews to help you find yourself an ethical job.

Microfinance is helping millions of vulnerable Australians. How can you get a job in this fast-growing sector?
Posted on Aug 17, 2017 12:10 PM |

Ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Nicole Anderson, People and Culture Consultant at Good Shepherd Microfinance. Headquartered in Melbourne, Good Shepherd is Australia’s largest microfinance loan organisation and employs staff in positions ranging from customer service to marketing to finance consultants.

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Andrew Broom is making his mark in a unique role, supporting those touched by autism to live their best lives
Posted on Aug 03, 2017 03:50 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. Today’s story is from Andrew Broom, who found his job as the Training Manager at Statewide Autistic Services (SASI) through EthicalJobs.com.au. For over 50 years, SASI has been providing a range of services to Victorians affected by autism, employing more than 150 people in jobs that facilitate recreation, respite and more.

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Everything you need to know to get a job at Vinnies
Posted on Jul 20, 2017 03:00 PM |

Have you ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Cassandra Hatton, General Manager Human Resources at the St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria, about what it takes to get a job with Vinnies.

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Ruby Richardson is proof you don't need to go to uni to find your dream job in the not-for-profit sector
Posted on Jul 06, 2017 02:24 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. This is part of a series of blog posts that go behind the scenes to meet some of the people and organisations finding each other through EthicalJobs.com.au. Today’s story is from Ruby Richardson, who found her job as the Community Fundraising Coordinator at Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Have a passion for kids' rights? Here’s how to get a job with high-profile child protection advocates Bravehearts
Posted on Jun 22, 2017 04:02 PM |

Have you ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Pamela Weatherill, Head of People and Culture at Bravehearts - a high profile child protection and advocacy organisation committed to preventing child sexual assault in Australia, with staff in areas like advocacy, counselling, events and education programs for kids.

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Your LinkedIn profile photo might be the first thing a prospective employer sees. Here's an easy way to make it great
Posted on Jun 13, 2017 06:28 PM |

And research shows that our brains make judgements about people in as little as 30 milliseconds. So what's a prospective employer's first impression of you when they click through to your LinkedIn profile? And what can you do if you think your profile image is giving the wrong impression about you?

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Why wouldn't I want to dedicate my working life to making a positive impact on the world? Family Life's Gabrielle Evans on going from busker to youth worker
Posted on Jun 08, 2017 12:51 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. This interview is part of a series of blog posts that go behind the scenes to meet some of the people and organisations finding each other through EthicalJobs.com.au. Today’s story is from Gabrielle Evans, who found her job as the School Focused Youth Services Coordinator at Family Life on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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Why don't more people volunteer? Misconceptions don't help
Posted on Jun 08, 2017 12:49 PM |

Volunteering is great for your career, and also for your CV! On top of that, volunteers in Australia are essential to the provision of a range of services. This includes community services, emergency services, hospitals and schools – and volunteers also support the social and cultural life of many communities. So why don't more people volunteer more often?

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How to get a job at one of Australia's largest community health services
Posted on May 25, 2017 02:59 PM |

Have you ever wondered what hiring managers are looking for when they recruit for Australia's most sought-after NFPs? This month we speak to Keith Burnell, Human Resources Officer at IPC Health. Based in Melbourne, IPC Health has more than 450 staff and is one of Australia’s largest community health services, with staff in areas as diverse as counselling, women’s health, aged care and dental health.

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How a visit to post-earthquake Haiti led Julie Lam to her dream job at ActionAid
Posted on May 11, 2017 02:39 PM |

People find amazing jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au every day. This interview is part of a series of blog posts that go behind the scenes to meet some of the people and organisations finding each other through EthicalJobs.com.au. Today’s story is from Julie Lam. She found her job as the Regular Giving Coordinator at international anti-poverty organisation ActionAid Australia on EthicalJobs.com.au.

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