About Us

Jobs Australia is the national peak body for nonprofit organisations that assist unemployed people to get and keep jobs. The network helps members to make the most effective use of their resources to promote the need for services and support that will help unemployed people to participate fully in society.

We provide an independent voice for members who range from large charitable organisations to small local community-based agencies. Jobs Australia is the largest network of employment and related service providers in Australia and is funded and owned by its members.


Jobs Australia supports and represents the interests of non-profit employment and related service organisations that exist to achieve a fair and equitable Australia.


A fair and equitable Australia.

Jobs Australia values:

  • Ethical, transparent and accountable approaches to all our activities and relationships
  • Consultation with our members to ensure their views are reflected in our policies and services positively influence the future
  • Strong leadership and bold decision-making to positively influence the future.
  • Engagement and collaboration with others in building a better society
  • Respectful and people-centred approaches to human and community development The commitment of our people
  • Independence and social enterprise
  • Investment in and promotion of innovation and good practice
  • Professionalism and relevance in all aspects of our operations.
  • Environmentally sustainable approaches to our work

For further information about membership with Jobs Australia, please see: Jobs Australia Membership Categories

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Jobs Australia established the Jobs Australia Foundation to help the most marginalised and seriously disadvantaged communities and people in Australia.

The Jobs Australia Foundation is committed to:

  • providing direct relief to some of the most disadvantaged people in the community
  • supporting projects which foster innovation and best practice to build effective collaborations and inclusive communities
  • encouraging Jobs Australia members and the wider community to broaden their own commitment to disadvantaged people and communities, either through the Foundation or by establishing similar ventures.

For more information about the Jobs Australia Foundation and its work please visit www.jafoundation.com.au.

Contact the Foundation on 03 9349 3699 or foundation@ja.com.au