First listed on: 28 June 2022

 People and Culture Co-ordinator


Job Status: Permanent Part Time – flexible hours available for the successful applicant’s

Salary: Negotiated with the successful applicant, dependent on skills, experience and qualifications

About WCS

Women’s Community Shelters works with local communities in NSW to establish new crisis accommodation shelters to support women and children who are homeless or leaving domestic and family violence. We also have a range of transitional housing properties, and domestic and family prevention programs.  In this role you would be working with a committed and highly skilled head-office team to help us support, advocate for, and underpin the incredible work we do with our Shelter Network.

About the role:

Reporting to the Business Manager – Capacity & Operations, the People and Culture Co-ordinator is a newly created role, working within our central WCS Hub team of 14 people. The role is also responsible for providing human resources support to WCS’ Shelter Network of nine shelters and a growing number of transitional properties, located throughout NSW.

The People and Culture Co-ordinator will work collaboratively with the Business Manager.  The role provides strategic human resources advice in the key outcome areas of recruitment, staff retention, organisational development, people and performance, training and development, compliance, and records administration.

This role has potential to expand in the future to take on projects for the Network, including for the design and implementation of employment and education pathways for women in refuges in WCS’ outreach programs.

Required Skills, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor and/or post graduate tertiary qualifications in Human Resource Management or business degree with HR experience.
  • Previous experience as a generalist HR Manager (5 years minimum).
  • Understanding of best practice people and workplace culture.
  • Advanced level of organisational and administrative skills.
  • Multi disciplinary team and people development and management abilities;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry sector legislation, policies and procedures and experience working with government agencies and departments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Understanding of current issues in women’s homelessness, including working knowledge ofresponses to domestic and family violence.


  • Generous not for profit salary packaging.
  • Becoming an integral part of a passionate and hardworking charity where your work has a real impact.
  • Flexible working arrangements, with work-from-home flexibility.
  • Great team environment in modern Surry Hills office, close to train station,

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter and resume to

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of diverse gender, age, and cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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