The Executive Director of Edmund Rice Education Australia invites applications from suitably qualified women and men for appointment as:

ERA for Change Internship (paid, part-time)

Edmund Rice Education Australia (Location negotiable)

Starting Date: January 2021

Edmund Rice Advocacy (ERA) for Change, is a youth advocacy network that stands for equality, human rights, and justice and solidarity with all people, and with the earth itself.  Drawing upon the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, the Charter for Edmund Rice Education Australia, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Convention of the Rights of the Child, we aim to work alongside Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders, Edmund Rice International, The Edmund Rice Centre, and other Edmund Rice networks around the world in advocating for a more just and peaceful world.

This Internship program offers an innovative work experience focused on offering ‘hands on’ training through real world experience. The ERA for Change Internship has been created by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) to support the ERA for Change Network through the provision of administrative and communication services and to provide the opportunity for the chosen applicant to learn about developing and supporting a network for change.

This part time (0.2 FTE / one day per week) paid internship will run until mid-December 2021.

The successful applicant will be open to learning, and have suitable interest and skills as detailed in our selection criteria to support this active network and its initiatives.

An Application Form and Information Package outlining the key responsibilities for the position and Selection Criteria can be obtained from the links below this advertisement or by contacting Susan Neilson on (03) 9426 3205 or email:

Further application information can be obtained from Jo Hart (Education Officer, Liberating Education Team) on 03 9426 3214, or emailing

Applications can be emailed to The Executive Director at or posted to:

The Executive Director

Edmund Rice Education Australia

PO Box 91



Applications close 4.00pm on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.


Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.