Work with us

Seeing the smile that comes from achieving a goal that someone thinks is beyond them, and being able to share in that experience makes my job so worthwhile”

Garry Field

Regional Manager, Shoalhaven

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Want to work for a forward thinking not-for-profit?

Are you interested in being a part of a professional team dedicated to helping others? Here are some other great reasons to join our team:

We are committed to providing staff opportunities for ongoing training and professional development; both internally through our own registered training organisation (RTO) – Essentra Learning and through external training providers.

EET is a diverse and multi-faceted organisation with a wide variety of roles to offer, as well as great opportunities for career advancement.

Get paid and earn a qualification:
Our traineeship program for support persons combines paid employment with accredited training. As a trainee, you will gain valuable hands-on experience while working towards a nationally recognised qualification.

Staff benefits:
EET is a registered charitable organisation, so our staff can benefit from some fringe benefit tax (FBT) exemptions through salary packaging. This entitlement by the Federal Government allows part of your income to be a tax-free benefit.

We are an equal opportunity employer that offers job share opportunities, part time work and paid parental leave.

Our employees can access a meal and entertainment card which offers them tax-free dining and accommodation entitlements.

Our employee assistance program (EAP) provides staff a confidential, independent counselling and support service which can be used to address any concerns affecting work or home life

Online Application:
Select the position you wish to apply for from the Current Positions tab, at the bottom of the job description you will find the online application form, please complete all sections of the application form and click submit.


Written Application:
Download and complete the Application for Employment Form AND respond to each of the Essential & Desirable Criteria of the position.

Send your application to:

The Manager
Essential Personnel
PO Box 1156
Wollongong 2500

Enquiries about various positions are to be directed to the person detailed in the vacancy advertisement.

Download Application for Employment – EET & EDG


We are always looking for Volunteers for all of our programs

Every person with a disability is an individual with their own needs, preferences and aspirations. We are always looking for volunteers with different interests, abilities and life experiences to meet our participants’ needs and to help them get the most out of their time with us.

Whether you are retired, looking for work, or just keen to give some of your time back to the community – we would love to hear from you. Being a volunteer can benefit you personally and make a difference to your own life.

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Volunteering is a very rewarding and enriching experience as you are helping very deserving people through the giving of your time and skills which is to their and the community’s benefit.

  • Develop new skills and use your existing ones
  • Develop a new understanding about people with disabilities
  • Have fun! Meet new people
  • Make a real difference in your community
  • Boost your career options
  • Increase your motivation and personal satisfaction and build self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Support your studies and training

EET provides volunteers with:

  • Reimbursement of approved expenses
  • Flexibility
  • Recognised industry experience

We have offices in Wollongong, Warilla, Kiama, Nowra, Bomaderry, Sussex Inlet, Sanctuary Point, Ulladulla, Mittagong, Tahmoor, Goulburn, Yass, Moree, Inverell, Crookwell, Vincentia and Narrabri.

To volunteer with us, you will need a Working with Children Check Clearance and you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check.

For further information, contact us on free call 1800 243 513 or download the Volunteer Info Pack below.

Current Job Positions

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