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Our team of staff and volunteers contribute to an organisation that makes a real difference in the lives of expecting and new parents.

Careers at PANDA

PANDA is a diverse and inclusive place to work. Our vision is a society where perinatal mental health is valued and understood and where stigma and systemic barriers to seeking help no longer exist.

Equity and diversity are integral to PANDA and we are continually working towards attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that represents and supports the communities we serve.

We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, dads, young parents, regional and rural communities, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTIQA+.

We offer you:

  • flexible working conditions - hours, work location, family considerations
  • values-based workforce
  • proactive professional development
  • salary packaging
  • a meaningful career in the mental health sector.

Paid opportunities within PANDA can include:

  • Counselling within PANDA's National Mental Health Helpline
  • Finance and support systems
  • Education and training
  • Marketing and communications
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VOLUNTEERING WITH PANDA

Peer Support Volunteers - volunteers with a lived experience of perinatal anxiety and/or depression period delivering support on PANDA’s National Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Helpline.

Become a peer support volunteer

Community Education Volunteers - volunteers with a lived experience of perinatal anxiety and/or depression period sharing thier story and/or delivering education sessions to community groups including new-parent groups, support groups, playgroups and health professional training courses.

Community Champions - volunteers with a lived experience of perinatal anxiety and/or depression period passionate about raising awareness of perinatal mental illness and PANDA's work.

Clinical Champions – health professionals passionate about raising awareness of perinatal mental illness and PANDA's work.

Administration Volunteers – volunteers passionate about PANDA’s work and can support administrative functions across the helpline, marketing, and data management. Contact PANDA to find out more

PANDA Board position

PANDA is currently seeking a Board member with experience in finance, who is committed to the emotional and mental wellbeing of expecting and new parents.

Please see the position description for more details and send you application to nellie.harrison@panda.or.au including a cover letter, CV and responses to selection criteria as contained in the position description.

Applications close 20 May 2022.

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