Careers

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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.

Come join our team today!

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Executive Manager Finance

The Role

  • Full time executive position with NFP
  • Based in the Northern Suburbs of Brisbane
  • Organisation that values its people and promotes innovation and diversity
  • Encourages balance between work and life commitments

The Executive Manager Finance is a key senior management position and a member of the Playgroup Queensland Executive Team.  This position is responsible for ensuring the organisation’s finances 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, Finance Audit and Review Committee and managers to ensure financial management practices and controls operate to a high standard across the organisation.  

Core Duties 

  • Finance Management
  • Accounting 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.

To Apply

Email your resume along with a 1-2 page statement addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description available here to hr@playgroupqld.com.au

 


Play Helper Roles - Mt Isa

•   Be paid to play
•   Casual positions 
•   12 hours a week during school terms only
•   Mt Isa Region
 
The Role
The purpose of the Play Helper is to assist the Playgroup Regional Representative and/or the Facilitator to deliver the Mt Isa Region Playgroup Initiative in partnership with Centacare North Queensland Communities for Children.  The Initiative has a particular emphasis placed on Indigenous and vulnerable families who may be marginalized from universal services.
 
Core Duties
•  Encourage positive social interactions amongst the families attending the Playgroup
•  Engage and support families and their children so they enjoy a safe Playgroup experience
•  Develop and deliver educational activities suitable for the families attending the Playgroup
•  Establish and maintain close working relationships with partnering organizations
 
What You'll Need to Succeed
•   Experience and or qualifications in early childhood, children's services or community development
•   Ability to deliver a program for families in a Playgroup setting  
•   A good work ethic and interpersonal skills to interact and communicate well  
 
What You Will Get in Return
•   A key member of the Playgroup team
•   Workplace that takes pride in making a difference for families and children
•   Organization that values its people, promotes innovation and diversity
 
How to Apply
Email your resume and a 1-2 page statement outlining your suitability for the role to hr@playgroupqld.com.au
For more information, download a copy of the position descriptions here

Playgroup Queensland Human Resources

E: hr@playgroupqld.com.au  T: 1800 171 882

 

 

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