Ethical Jobs Blog
News and views about community jobs, environmental jobs and social enterprise in Australia and around the world.
Know a dedicated volunteer in your community or overseas? The NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards have just opened for 2013, with five categories to recognise the amazing people who rarely have the value of their work fully recognised, but who keep our community organisations running every day.
Yesterday the Treasurer Wayne Swan delivered the Gillard Government's budget for the next financial year, and there were billions of dollars being committed to and withdrawn from thousands of different government programs and projects. So how will the budget affect ethical job-seekers?
What makes you feel good about work? There's a crazy idea out there that what people want from work is lots of money - which is why bankers and CEOs get such big bonuses. But if you're looking for jobs on EthicalJobs.com.au, then you've probably got a better idea of what people actually want from work. So who's right?
A speech by the Shadow Minister for Families, Housing and Human Services, Kevin Andrews MP, has opened the door to potential cuts to jobs in the community sector, should the Coalition win the federal election in September this year.
In a big win for the Big Step campaign for better pay in early childhood education and care jobs, the Gillard Government has announced that it will commit $300 million to increasing the pay of those working in the sector.
Violence against women that is a blight on the Australian and global community, and many community organisations are working hard to put an end to it. White Ribbon Australia, the largest male-led national campaign to end violence against women, is proudly hosting an inaugural, international conference to focus the spotlight on Australia’s leading primary prevention action in this field. If you work in the field, or would like to, don't miss this critical new event. (Sponsored Content)
Got a friend, family member, favourite school or community group that's doing their bit for the planet? The annual national World Environment Day Awards are open for nominations now!
New research shows that when it comes to jobs, Australia's not-for-profit sector employs a bigger share of our population than almost any other country.
The ACOSS Australian Community Sector Survey (ACSS) is an annual survey of community services across Australia. It is used extensively in the media, in advocacy, by policy makers, policy analysts and academics. It is used to identify issues for the community sector and the people using community services around Australia. If you work in the sector, please consider completing the 2013 survey here.
A great new infographic from the US shows up just how wrong-headed the "jobs vs the environment" debate in Australia is.