Careers at the Brotherhood

Administration Assistant

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Work type: Maximum Term Part-Time
Location: Fitzroy, Northern Suburbs
Categories: Administrative Assistants

Looking to make a difference?  We’re seeking an Administration Assistant with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers on a maximum term part-time basis, working 15.2 hours per week.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - 
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



This role is responsible for general office operations including general administrative support to assist the four BSL HIPPY Sites and Program Manager build more efficient operations as well as support with finance administration and communications.

  • Support Staff at each HIPPY site to maintain up to date data entry into our monitoring and evaluation data management system.
  • Records management and archiving of HIPPY forms and relevant documents as per organisation records management systems for 4 HIPPY sites
  • Maintain accurate information on the 4 BSL HIPPY Sites and ensure all promotional material is up to date, including contact lists, brochures, and social media and website
  • Support sites with monitoring and keeping records of various budgets
  • Coordinate and maintain program office supplies to ensure each team operates smoothly and efficiently
  • Assist with ICT enquires, maintain staff inventory of equipment, and support general queries for the team


Salary will be in the range of $61,985.52 - $67,631.28 (full time equivalent rate – this will be pro-rated for part-time), based on skills and experience plus superannuation.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an Administration assistant who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in the provision of a broad range of administration duties. A background in a ‘not for profit’ working environment would be highly regarded
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft applications
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines



  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay - up to $18,550 can be packaged every year (details via AccessPay)!
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.


Looks like a role that’s right for you?
APPLY NOW or contact the HIPPY Program Manager, Marisa Pizzini on 0409 167 710 for a confidential discussion.

To view the Position Description to address the Key Selection Criteria for your application, please click here.

Applications close: Sunday, 5 February 2023 at 11:55pm

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BSL is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo relevant re- employment checks for their role, including a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child & Adult Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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