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Work with us

Working at Redkite is more than a job

Helping families take on their child’s cancer is tough, but it’s also rewarding. Work with us and you’ll be changing lives.

For more than 35 years we have had a single purpose: to be a lifeline for families facing their child’s cancer. When you work for Redkite, you are part of a highly skilled, driven and experienced team who are determined to make sure that no matter where a family lives in Australia, they can receive Redkite support.

Why Join us?

Salary packaging

We offer a salary packaging scheme to reduce your taxable income and increase your take-home pay.

Leave benefits

In addition to standard leave entitlements, you have the option to purchase additional annual leave and have access to Redkite Wellbeing Days.

Work-life balance

We believe that work-life balance means more than just flexibility. It’s a culture that leaves space for family, community, and finding meaning in activities beyond work.

Health promoting workplace

We are regularly implementing ways to enhance our physical and mental wellbeing in the workplace.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is a free, confidential independent counselling service offered to all members of the Redkite team.

The recruitment process

We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include: interviews, references, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed .

We also screen to make sure that anyone who joins Redkite is aligned to our values and our commitment to child safety (you can read our child safety statement here).

Current opportunities

Current Opportunities

Ready to join the team? Below are the roles currently available at Redkite. If you have any questions about working for us or about the roles below, please email us at careers@redkite.org.au

  • Join our passionate and supportive team making a real difference to families facing childhood cancer
  • Work for one of Australia’s most respected national children’s charities
  • Full-time, permanent position based in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane with options for flexible working

The role:

Redkite is currently seeking to appoint an experienced not for profit services delivery professional in the role of National Manager Service Access and Support to help drive and deliver our digital services and access strategy. This role leads the development and operation of our digital and other information services for children with cancer and their families, and ensures that effective systems are in place to deliver high quality, efficient services and customer experience.

Reporting to the General Manager Services and Impact and leading a small professional team, the National Manager Service Access and Support is a senior leadership role within Redkite. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that families connecting with Redkite receive responsive, personalised care and are connected to the support that best meets their needs, including through the provision of online services and information and internal referral to Redkite’s community social work team.
  • Grow and develop high quality, inclusive information and resources for family members including leading the development of digital solutions from both a service systems and delivery perspective, driven by client needs and enabling a positive client experience.
  • Be proactive in driving innovation and process improvement within the Services group and contributing to this as required across the organisation.
  • Efficiently and sustainably manage our services systems and processes, including those supporting the delivery of our flagship Financial Assistance program.

About you:

You will be an innovative and highly motivated services professional with strong expertise in delivering digital solutions to drive service reach, efficiency and sustainability. To be successful, you will demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Over 5 years’ experience managing services in a not for profit health and/or community services environment
  • Education in related field to degree level or equivalent
  • Strong experience and expertise in developing and delivering digital/online services, including vendor management and utilising digital product analytics to drive service development
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and engage others in using digital solutions as part of a blended approach to delivering support
  • Strong understanding of the importance of customer experience and co-design approaches to service development
  • Experience in managing ‘back office’ administration systems and teams to enable high quality information, resources and digital service delivery
  • Proven track record leading new projects, including change and transition management
  • Strong experience in staff management including individual and team development
  • Experience with working within a CRM system. An understanding of the Salesforce CRM would be highly regarded

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Appointment to this position is subject to satisfactory Working with Children and National Police Checks.
Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Great National IT opportunity
  • Dynamic and friendly not-for-profit organisation
  • Join one of Australia’s most respected national charities and make a real difference to the lives of families facing childhood cancer

The role:

The Head of Technology will play a key leadership role with overall responsibility for all aspects of technology at Redkite, including strategy development and implementation, identifying emerging technologies, optimising use of our systems and being a trusted advisor to the CEO and Executive team. This will involve ensuring Redkite’s IT and digital infrastructure is fit for purpose, effective, reliable and secure, enabling us to deliver on our strategic ambitions. You will be joining a dedicated team of professionals during a time of organisational growth and change as we embark on a new strategic plan, providing you with the opportunity to deliver positive outcomes for families.

About you:

The position is ideal for a highly motivated and enthusiastic leader with experience in similar senior roles, who is both strategic and operational. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Significant Salesforce experience, preferably in a Not-for-Profit organisation
  • Developing the IT strategic plan and roadmap, including emerging technologies, supporting our strategic ambition
  • Develop and lead a team of IT professionals
  • Driving automation, systems simplification, integration and data analytics
  • Successful track record leading projects, cultural change and digital transformation initiatives
  • Building strong engagement with stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Applications Close: Sunday 5 September


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Excellent opportunity to join one of Australia’s most respected national charities
  • Passionate and driven Fundraising team
  • Make a tangible difference to the lives of families facing childhood cancer

The role:

This role is responsible for managing Redkite’s own national community fundraising campaigns and third-party community fundraising events.
The role will also support the Individual Giving & Community Fundraising Manager to develop and implement a growth strategy aimed at acquiring, renewing and upgrading existing fundraisers, building Redkite’s community fundraising program.
The focus of this role is to manage project coordination, agency and supplier relationships, campaign planning, reporting analysis, data management, content development and budget management.
The Community Campaigns Coordinator reports to the National Individual Giving & Community Fundraising Manager. This permanent full-time position is based in Redkite’s Sydney office and has no direct reports.

About you:

The position is ideal for an experienced professional Fundraiser looking for a challenging newly created opportunity in a dynamic and supportive team environment. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in not-for-profit fundraising, either community fundraising, direct marketing, or campaign management
  • An understanding of community fundraising campaign management
  • CRM database experience, preferably Salesforce or similar
  • Experience in the development of digital campaigns
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to build excellent working relationships with suppliers and other Redkite stakeholders
  • Excellent copy-editing skills with the ability to translate technical content for a wider audience
  • Strong computer skills with advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications and databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable high level phone and email communications
  • Pipeline and budget management with proven results in meeting and exceeding revenue targets
  • Demonstrated passion for data analytics
  • Highly organised, possessing excellent project management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and administrative skills
  • Strong data and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, highly motivated and results drive

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Use your HR expertise to support the highly motivated team at one of Australia’s most respected national charities
  • Full-time, permanent position based in Surry Hills amongst cafés, restaurants and bars
  • Make a tangible difference to the lives of children with cancer and their families

The role:

The P&C Business Partner will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Executive team to provide an employee-oriented and high-performance culture emphasising empowerment, building skills and capability, improved quality, productivity, and ongoing development of an engaged workforce.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone who has had experience in partnering with business leaders in a generalist P&C role with the ability to demonstrate building an engaged and high performing work environment. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

Essential:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a senior HR role
  • Strong generalist skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of the link between people, talent, and the delivery of commercial imperatives
  • Well-versed in Australian Employment Law and experience with Award interpretation, payroll and remuneration
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in consulting, influencing, and negotiating with Senior Management
  • Well-developed written communication skills including report writing, with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Relevant degree in Human Resources, Business or Management
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector desirable
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Human Resources an advantage

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Full time, permanent position at one of Australia’s most respected national charities
  • An ideal entry level role for the not-for-profit sector
  • Regular travel with on the ground, face to face engagement with Redkite’s corporate partners’ team members

The role:

The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator plays an integral role in engaging with Redkite’s biggest corporate partners, including the Coles Group. This role will see you playing a critical relationship management role within the Coles partnership team as well as involvement in other partnership activities as required.
This role involves regular travel, suiting proactive candidates with excellent time management skills who enjoy meeting new people. Essential to success will be the ability to work and travel independently, while also contributing to a supportive and collaborative interstate team. You will be the main point of contact for Coles team members, organise regular visits to Coles stores and sites and be the ‘voice’ for Redkite. This role is also responsible for supporting the development and execution of key fundraising campaigns with the Coles Group and other corporate partners as required.


This position also works closely with the Partnership manager in Perth to support and manage income streams from corporate and community partners, including Redkite events and nominated events; staff fundraising events; community fundraising activities and volunteer management.


While prior not-for-profit fundraising experience is advantageous, this is an ideal entry level role for the not-for-profit sector. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and grow your career by stepping into a challenging and varied role.

About you:

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:
  • Aptitude for, or preferably proven experience in, building strong and authentic relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.
  • Proven experience delivering presentations to external stakeholders with the ability to adjust in formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to develop and adapt communications to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable high level phone and email communications.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple tasks with shifting and short deadlines and changing circumstances
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills, confidence with internet and email and ability to understand and use a CRM database.
  • Proven success working collaboratively as a part of team to build and improve processes, to share learnings and ideas, and to learn from teammates.
  • Current full driver’s license.

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Join our passionate team making a real difference to families facing childhood cancer
  • Work for one of Australia’s most respected national charities
  • Full-time, 12-month contract based in Sydney, Melbourne Perth or Brisbane

The role:

Reporting to the Snr Social Worker – Team Lead, this full-time role will provide intake, assessment, psychosocial support and therapeutic counselling to children and young people (up to 18 years old) with a diagnosis of cancer, their families and support networks.

In addition, this role may be involved in the planning and delivery of both video based and face to face support groups. Due to the nature of the work, some evening and weekend hours may be required with the organisation’s time off in lieu policy to compensate for this.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone who has had some experience providing support to children and their families. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • A tertiary Social Work qualification recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Eligibility for membership of the AASW
  • A minimum of 2 years’ post-qualifying experience of providing psychosocial support and therapeutic counselling to children, young people (up to 18 years old) and families
  • An ability to exercise advanced independent professional judgement to facilitate complex professional and clinical decisions
  • An ability to establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with internal and external key stakeholders in relation to optimising service delivery outcomes
  • Case noting and record-keeping skills

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Entry level position offering the opportunity to extend your Salesforce knowledge in a supportive environment
  • Full-time, permanent position based in Surry Hills offering salary packaging and leave benefits
  • Make a tangible difference to the lives of children with cancer and their families

The role:

The Assistant Salesforce Administrator assists in the administration and development of Redkite’s CRM (Salesforce) to ensure the functionality meets the requirements of the organisation and its users. This involves providing training and technical support.
Salesforce is the key system in use throughout Redkite – it is used to deliver Redkite services and support our fundraising initiatives.
The Assistant Salesforce Administrator reports to the Head of ICT. This permanent, full-time position is based in Redkite’s Surry Hills office and has no direct reports.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone who has had some experience in Salesforce administration in a busy and varied environment. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience.

Essential:

  • At least one year’s experience in an IT systems administration role, preferably in Salesforce
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Proven track record of providing quality IT support to stakeholders
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills including excellent customer service skills
  • Superior organisational skills including outstanding accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks, use initiative and be self-directed to meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated, positive and solutions focused with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Commitment to developing skills and knowledge

Desirable:

  • Salesforce Administrator ADM201 completion (including certification)
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit organisation or a small but growing organisation
  • Knowledge of fundraising and financial processes
  • Certificate/Diploma in related field

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au. We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process, we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Work for a loved Australian kids cancer charity
  • Use your creative skills for good
  • Great Surry Hills location, salary packaging and leave benefits

The role:

The Digital & Graphic Designer is our brand champion, where you are responsible for the design and production of the visual resources and campaigns that build the Redkite brand and, in turn, support families facing childhood cancer.

This is varied role and you will love it if enjoy being able to tell stories and build a brand across a wide variety of design mediums. As our sole internal graphic designer, you’ll be working closely with the marketing team and our internal colleagues in fundraising and service delivery. You will be able to take ownership of the Redkite visual identity and how we bring it to life!

In this role you will:

  • Create both digital and print visual resources including include flyers, brochures, posters, infographics, print ads, social media ads, social media content, videos, EDM banners, website graphics, outdoor ads and POS ads
  • Manage all aspects of a project from pre to post-production
  • Assist the rollout of advertising campaigns and branding projects
  • Play a key role in creative idea generation, keeping abreast of trends and bring fresh, new and on-brand ideas to the table
  • Maintain brand integrity and strong visual aesthetic across all creative avenues
  • Work on the ongoing development and upkeep of the Redkite brand and visual guidelines

About you:

You live and breathe design and have a keen eye for emerging design trends in the space. You’ll have a wide variety of design skills across digital and print. You are a passionate visual storyteller and won’t be content with just churning assets out, you want to make sure that every design is building the Redkite brand.

You have:

  • Strong knowledge of design best practice
  • Ability to execute a design brief, follow instructions and apply feedback
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience with Video Editing Software.
  • Able to create content that is on-brand, engaging and original across digital and social platforms.
  • Video and digital animation capabilities is highly desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills, people management, time management & attention to detail

To Apply:

If you are ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please apply via the portal with our Recruitment Partner Beam at https://beamaustralia.com.au/jobs/digital-and-graphic-designer/

We will be assessing applications as they come in so please get in touch as soon as you can.

About Redkite:

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it affects the whole family. In the daunting and unpredictable experience that follows diagnosis, a child needs as much stability and support from their family as possible. Redkite is a lifeline for families, providing real emotional, financial and practical support. Because holding it together when your child’s life is in question can feel impossible.

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