Working at Amnesty International Australia
Amnesty International Australia employs around 75 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.
Each of our Business Units have a variety of opportunities depending on your interests, skills, and experience. For a breakdown of our structure, please view the Amnesty International Australia Organisational Structure
If you would like to submit your CV for future employment opportunities, then please visit our Expressions of Interest page.
What we offer
Do you share our vision for a world where human rights are celebrated and protected? Turn your passion for human rights into a career with Amnesty International Australia.
We offer employees many fantastic benefits including:
- a supportive working environment
- opportunities for training, workplace learning and a strong commitment to professional development
- flexible working arrangements, including work from home arrangements
- 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Program, including access to external, professional and confidential counselling sessions to employees and their immediate family members
- competitive remuneration for the industry with guaranteed pay increases under our Enterprise Agreement
- additional Superannuation contributions
- a flexible hours scheme – work between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm
- 20 days annual leave per year (pro rata)
- 12 days personal (sick) leave per year (pro rata)
- additional flexible leave for a variety of purposes, eg. moving house, study
- 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
Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing
Diversity and Inclusion
Amnesty International Australia is on a journey to become a more inclusive, diverse, representative and culturally competent movement. We embrace diversity and aspire to be a truly diverse, inclusive and safe movement so that we can be more effective in defending human rights.
We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people who identify as LGBTIQA+.
We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment that prioritises the mental health and wellbeing of our movement.
We are committed to providing an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with a disability, caring or parenting responsibilities to fully participate in all aspects of employment. If you require any adjustments or accommodations during the recruitment process or require an alternative format to any of the job application material, please contact our People & Culture team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about our Diversity, Inclusivity & Wellbeing Action Plan 2021.