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Workplace Equality and Respect

Your workplace can help create an Australia where women are safe, equal and valued.

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Respectful Relationships Education

Your school can promote gender equality and create an Australia free from violence.

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Media Making Change

The media can use its influence to change the culture and attitudes that drive violence against women.

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Find out about working at Our Watch including recruitment processes, current job opportunities or expressions of interest.

Our Watch currently employs around 60 people. Most work from an office based in Melbourne but some work remotely in other states. It is an interesting and stimulating work environment with a strong focus on collaboration and a commitment to evidence-based practice.

All candidates are encouraged to read our strategy to strengthen our intersectional approach 2018-2020.

Current vacancies

Manager, Primary Prevention Hub.

Senior Practice Advisor, National Media Engagement.

If you have queries relating to the recruitment process, please email recruitment@ourwatch.org.au.


Employee engagement and wellbeing

Our Watch is strongly committed to the wellbeing of its employees. We work to continuously improve the policies and processes that ensure an engaging, safe and inclusive environment for the people who work here.

Employee benefits

  • Commitment to work life balance for staff, including flexible hours/ ways of working
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Wellbeing programs, such as our Employee Assistance Program
  • Stand up desks
  • Best practice parental leave
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%
  • Innovative leave policies, such as floating public holiday leave and cultural leave.

Our recruitment process

All advertised positions require you to email a cover letter, resume and a statement addressing any key selection criteria unless the advertisement indicates otherwise.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity among its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality either by working with diverse population groups or a lived experience.

Our Watch is committed to increasing employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Watch encourages applications from people with disability. We want to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. If you require modifications with the application process to meet your access needs please contact us via email at recruitment@ourwatch.org.au.

Acknowledgement of application

Applicants will receive a response when their application is received. Unsuccessful applicants will receive a formal notification when the recruitment process is finalised.

Police and Working with Children Checks

Successful applicants may be subject to a Police Record Check or a Working with Children Check.