Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people?

Would you like to work with a fun, compassionate, dedicated and inspiring bunch, who are committed to improving the welfare of children and young people in our community?

We are growing and we are looking for talented individuals to help change the future of young people in our communities.

Current vacancies:

About us

We are a community-based not-for-profit organisation. We aim to prevent youth homelessness and family breakdown by providing a range of innovative accommodation, care and support services to young people aged between 9 and 24 and their families on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Inner West suburbs.

We are a team of 136 full-time, part-time and casual individuals who each bring something unique and amazing to the organisation.

Our Head Office is in Brookvale on the Northern Beaches and our new second office is at 99 Chapel Street, Marrickville.

We have 37 homes across Ashfield, Botany, Dee Why, Hornsby, Marrickville, Randwick, Sylvania, Waterloo, Lindfield, Beverly Hills, Roselands, Stanmore, Hurstville and Croydon.

Why work with us?

The Burdekin Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Applications are encouraged from people with culturally & linguistically diverse and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island indigenous backgrounds.

Our most important asset is our team and we are united by our Shared Journey that we apply to everything we do. About Us.

What our supporters have to say

“The transparency, efficiency, passion and outcomes that The Burdekin Association achieve is to be applauded. To work with them on a housing project and see how they diligently and efficiently achieved value for money, which in turn ensured the children and carers were awarded with an amazing home was a credit to the amazing staff.”

Long term business partner supporter Ian Menzies, National Director, Quantity Surveyor, WT Partnership.

What our clients have to say:

"The most caring and supportive bunch, definitely happy with everything that’s happened."

Female, 21

We acknowledge the Aboriginal people of the Cadigal and Gayamaygal Clans. We acknowledge the Country on which we live, work, and gather as being Aboriginal land.

We acknowledge the lands, waterways and skies that are connected to Aboriginal people. We honour them and pay our deepest respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

We respect their rightful place within our communities, and we value their ancient cultural knowledge and practices.

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Torres Straight Island Flag

We deeply respect that this will always be Aboriginal land and we will honour and follow the first peoples’ values in caring for the Country and for preserving their culture.

We deeply value that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the oldest living culture in the world and we will continue to work with their peoples and communities to ensure their cultures endure and remain strong.