Amnesty International Australia employs around 90 staff across a range of positions, and our employees bring a variety of skills and qualifications from diverse backgrounds. Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals, united in the belief that together we can campaign for human rights impact and make a difference.

Do you share our vision for a world where human rights are celebrated and protected?

As an employer, Amnesty International Australia offers you:

  • A supportive working environment
  • Opportunities for training, workplace learning and a strong commitment to professional development
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • Competitive remuneration for the industry with guaranteed pay increases until end 2016
  • Extra Superannuation contributions
  • A flexible hours scheme – work between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm
  • The ability to accrue time off in lieu for additional hours worked
  • 20 days annual leave per year
  • 12 days personal (sick) leave per year
  • Additional flexible leave for a variety of purposes, eg moving house
  • Special leave for indigenous custom, traditional law and cultural practice
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave if you are the primary carer, 6 weeks paid parental leave if you are the secondary carer on full pay
  • Ability to apply for study leave

Our structure

Each of our Business Units have a variety of opportunities depending on your interests, skills, and experience.

View the Amnesty International organisational structure (pdf 3kb)

For more information about working at Amnesty International Australia please contact our Human Resources team at

Please note we do not retain CVs, so only send through an application in relation to a specific role.

Appropriate workplace behaviour policy

View our Appropriate Workplace Behaviour Policy (pdf 112kb).

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