Careers at the Centre for Non-Violence

Our vision at the Centre for Non-Violence is for gender and social equality in a violence-free world.

Behind that vision is our dedicated, motivated, and passionate team which provides specialist family violence programs and services to women and children experiencing family violence and men who use violence in the family. CNV is guided by a feminist philosophy and follows the principles of respect, cooperation, social justice, empowerment, and transparent and inclusive practices.

If you are seeking a meaningful career and would like to join our values-driven team, view the Career Opportunities.

Career Opportunities

This fantastic opportunity is located within our Safety, Risk & Compliance team in our Bendigo office.

Full time
38 hours per week
$98,424 to $102,771 annually
06 Feb 2023

We are seeking a passionate and organised Project Worker to our dedicated team in Bendigo.

Part time
22.8 hours per week
$98,424.56 – $102,771 annually (pro rata)
06 Feb 2023

We are seeking a friendly and professional receptionist to join our Bendigo team.

Part time
15.2 hours per week
$61,097 to $66,630 annually (pro rata)
19 Feb 2023

Staff  Benefits

  • Above award wages
  • EAP for staff and families
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Weekly fruit deliveries

Staff  Benefits Include

Salary packaging – earn up to $15,860 tax free annually

Above award wages

Purchase leave available

Culture of learning and professional development

Flexible work arrangements

12 weeks paid parental lave after one year of service

Active wellbeing program lead by staff for staff

Culture of inclusiveness, support and respect

Full ergonomic WFH work station provided

Generous leave inc bonus, sick, cultural and pandemic leave entitlements

Employee Assistance Program for staff and families

Weekly fruit deliveries

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

CNV strives to be an inclusive, safe, and responsive organisation that promotes diversity and actively supports inclusion for people and communities identifying as, but not limited to:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander


  • People with disabilities

  • People from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds

  • People of all ages

  • People with caring responsibilities

  • People with diverse religious beliefs or affiliations.

All CNV employees, contractors and volunteers:

  • Take reasonable care to respect differences, to foster a workplace that is safe, healthy, positive, supportive, and free from all forms of harassment, bullying and discrimination

  • Undertake all interactions with clients, families and co-workers in a culturally sensitive manner and take appropriate account of cultural and linguistic diversity

  • Address any unacceptable behaviour witnessed or experienced within the workplace directly with the individual/s responsible, if safe to do so or report to a relevant Supervisor or Manager

  • Participate and contribute in training, events and learning opportunities to celebrate differences, increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion

  • Raise concerns and/or complaints in a constructive manner, including identifying possible solutions.

Reconciliation Action Plan & Cultural Safety Plan

CNV recognises the important and unique contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees make by bringing their unique skills, knowledge, and experience to the workplace. They also contribute important insight into how CNV can provide for and engage with Indigenous clients and communities more effectively.

Our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and Cultural Safety Plan outlines CNV’s commitment to leading and facilitating sustainable employment, training, retention, and career development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people.