Work for a not for profit organisation that values its people and encourages innovation, participation and a culture of high performance. Playgroup Queensland employs a nation-wide community connected workforce and respects professionalism, embraces diversity and encourages work and life balance.

About Playgroup Queensland

Playgroup Queensland Ltd (PGQ) is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission. In conjunction with government, non-government and community agencies, PGQ supports and establishes state and national parenting programs aimed at families with young children. PGQ also acts as a voice to government and the wider community on early childhood and parenting.  

PGQ has been operating for more than 40 years and is a member of Playgroup Australia, along with other state and territory bodies. PGQ is a not-for-profit community organisation with a focus on better outcomes for families with young children from all abilities and cultural heritages. PGQ aims to connect with families,children and the community. 

Since being founded in 1975, Playgroup Queensland and its team, have been active within the professional sectors and have been involved in a number of projects which has earned the organisation a string of awards and accolades, including the National Work Life Balance Awards 2009 to 2010 from the Australian Government, the Business Excellence Awards 2011 from Westpac Brisbane North and most recently, the Australian Marking Institute State Partnership Award with the Department of Education Training & Employment in 2014.

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Corporate Services Manager​

The Role

The Corporate Services Manager is a key senior management position and a member of the Playgroup Queensland Executive Management Team.  This position is responsible for ensuring the organisation's finances and administration are soundly managed to meet current and future strategic objectives. This will be achieved by providing accurate, complete and timely information, recommendations and advice to the Chief Executive Officer and managers to ensure financial management practices and controls operate to a high standard across the organisation.  This position will manage a small and dynamic team and you will need a hands on approach. 

Core Duties 

  • Finance Management
  • Accounting Services
  • Manage Corporate Services
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Risk Management and Legal Compliance 

What You'll Need to Succeed

Tertiary qualifications in accountancy or business, preference given to CPA.  A minimum of five years' experience in a senior management position preferably not for profit. Driven and flexible in your approach, align with business needs.

What You Will Get in Return

You will be a key member of the Executive Management Team and given the opportunity to take charge of your portfolio and be accountable for outcomes.

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Playgroup Play Helper – Casual – Woody Point

The role

  • Casual position up to 15 hours per term (MyTime Program)
  • Work during school terms only

Core duties

  • Assist the Facilitator to set up the venue prior to the start of the session and pack up/clean up at the end of the session
  • Support with the care of children up to school age who attend the MyTime program with their parent/carer

What You’ll need to Succeed

  • Qualifications or experience with working with children aged 0 – 5 years, including those with additional needs
  • Ability to work in a small team

What You Will Get in Return

  • An employer who believes in work-life balance
  • SCHCDS Level 1 plus superannuation at 9.5% (if applicable)

How to Apply

Further Information

  • For further information about the position or working for Playgroup Queensland, please call Alison on 07 3855 9600.

Non-Executive Director - Playgroup Queensland

The Board of Playgroup Queensland seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join the Board as non-executive Directors. Applicants with experience in the areas of law, advocacy, community service, fundraising and partnerships/sponsorships development will be highly regarded.

The Board is seeking south-east Queensland-based Directors.

The appointment of a Director is for a three-year term. The successful applicant will be appointed at our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 23 November, 2017. 

CLICK HERE to view the position description.


Playgroup Queensland Human Resources

E:  T: 1800 171 882



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