Work With Us

PACFA is an equal opportunity employer that offers attractive salary packaging benefits to all permanent staff.  The office in Fitzroy North can be reached easily by public transport and the capital city bike trail runs right outside the office.

There are also opportunities for volunteers and Consultants to work with PACFA.

Current Employment Opportunities


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Coordinator

Are you a tech savvy counsellor, Indigenous healing practitioner, or psychotherapist looking for an exciting way to contribute to the profession? Or are you an experienced events/professional development superstar with an interest in mental health care?

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating CPD events for PACFA, our members, and the community.

You will be working with dynamic presenters who lead the profession’s engagement with exciting developments in mental healthcare. By facilitating online PD, you will positively impact the practice and learning of a broad range of members nationally. 

As a member of the practice team, you will develop effective professional relationships that lead to the delivery of program outcomes. Your success in the role will be measured by your ability to implement and coordinate projects, including administration of budgets, by forming great relationships and connecting others.

Equally as valuable are your tech skills and your ability to work autonomously and effectively to form relationships between the geographically dispersed stakeholders.

Some evening and weekend work is required as part of the role, so this role may work well with your study or other commitments as there is a degree of flexibility for the right person to work part time, or across a variety of projects in a full-time capacity.

We pride ourselves on being supportive and flexible and offer a great range of benefits including: 
- Full NFP Salary packaging up to $15,900 
- Flexible work arrangements / Hybrid model of working from office and home 
- Professional development / Education & Training opportunities 
- Employee Assistance Program support (EAP) 
- Collaboration with passionate like-minded professionals 
- A supportive small team environment 

Applications should be addressed to the Practice Advisor, Kiritapu Murray, and be sent to [email protected]

View the full position description. 

Applications will be reviewed as received so early applications are encouraged. 

Posted 3 May 2022


Membership Services Officer

Are you well organised with a friendly attitude and great attention to detail? Are you keen to work in a friendly and supportive work environment with people committed to helping others? 
We are a small not-for-profit organisation supporting our members who work in mental health. We need a capable and proactive person to join our membership team.

The right person will have an eye for detail, a positive customer focus and excellent written English skills. They will be happy answering member queries as well as providing advice to potential members. They will also be checking that applications meet the required standards and working to improve our communication with members.

The successful candidate will have previous customer service and administrative experience, experience working with a database would be an advantage. 
Follow this link to view a copy of the Job Description.

How to apply for this job.
Applications should be submitted to:  [email protected] 
- Applications close on Sunday 9 May 2022, early applications are encouraged as applications will be reviewed as they are received
- Please include a cover letter which includes a summary of your experience that is relevant to the job description.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Become a member of an Accreditation Panel

Participating in the PACFA accreditation process is an excellent way to contribute to the high quality of counselling and psychotherapy training, through discussion of standards, workforce development and confidential assessment.

If successful, you will be matched with an experienced Panellist to help you assess academic pedagogy and implementation. Participation is also a very well-regarded opportunity to build academic experience. Participating in accreditation panels involves a half or full day per panel currently operating via zoom. To take advantage of this opportunities you will need to be a PACFA member, and complete the EOI, selecting the option ‘joining a pool of members to assist on Accreditation Panels’. For further information please contact Yvette at [email protected]