Positions Vacant


To work for us you must have a passion for service to the poor and a commitment to justice.

Our aim is to ensure the dignity of all is realised through compassion and justice.

Employment requirements

To apply for a position with Mary MacKillop Today please ensure you:

  • Include a cover letter and resume with your application.
  • Address the Selection Criteria indicated in the Position Description. Only applications which address the Selection Criteria will be considered for our vacancies.
  • Provide details of two professional referees.

Successful applicants

If you’re offered a job with Mary MacKillop Today in Australia you will be required to show an original of one of the following documents:

  • Australian citizen – birth certificate, passport, Australian citizenship certificate, evidentiary or declaratory certificate of Australian citizenship.
  • New Zealand citizen – passport.
  • Foreign Nationals (including Commonwealth citizens eg. British, Canadians) – Visa and/or entry permit in the passport or a certificate of Evidence of Resident Status, issued by the Department of Immigration.

Employment screening is mandatory for all staff, contractors and volunteers. This may include a criminal record check and/or a working with children check.

All staff, contractors and volunteers are required to comply with the 100-point proof of identity which is similar to that required when opening a bank account.

Mary MacKillop Today is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Mary MacKillop Today welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for all advertised positions.

Current vacancies:


Literacy Program Coordinator (National)
Dili, Timor-Leste

Mary MacKillop Today is seeking a fulltime Literacy Program Coordinator to join our office in Dili.

The Literacy Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, managing and implementing MMT’s Tetun Literacy and Teacher Training program, which equips teachers with the skills, knowledge and resources to deliver quality education in line with the National Curriculum to their pre-school and primary students.

For a detailed and comprehensive outline of the role, please download and review the Position Description here: Position Description Literacy Program Coordinator 2020 – Timor-Leste

To apply, submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected] outlining why you are interested in working at Mary MacKillop Today and how your skills align to this opportunity.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 19th February.



Program Quality & Compliance Manager (Timorese National)
Dili, Timor-Leste

 Mary MacKillop Today is currently recruiting for a Program Quality & Compliance Manager to join our team in Dili, Timor-Leste. The Program Quality & Compliance Manager will manage and support the programs team at Mary MacKillop Today to enhance program quality, effectiveness and reporting, and ensure our internal and external compliance standards are met.

For a detailed and comprehensive outline of the role, please download and review the Position Description here: Position Description Program Quality & Compliance Manager

To apply, submit a CV and Cover Letter outlining how your skills align with this job to Mary MacKillop Today’s Country Director, Alipio Baltazar, at [email protected]

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 19th February.



External Consultancy for Project Evaluation & Re-Design, Papua New Guinea

Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities National Unit (CSNU) and Mary MacKillop Today are seeking a qualified consultant to undertake a participatory end of project evaluation and re-design of the Inclusive Communities Project. The consultancy will be home-based with travel to Port Moresby, Wewak, Vanimo & Aitape, Papua New Guinea. The consultant will be required to undertake 40 days of work between February and May 2020. Applicants must be willing to undertake a criminal record check and comply with safeguarding standards.

All expressions of interest should include:

  1. Current CV with details of 2 relevant referees
  2. 1-page statement of capability addressing the selection criteria.
  3. 2-page proposed design plan (including draft calendar of events, tools selected for each phase of the consultancy, list of proposed stakeholders, capacity building approach, and limitations of consultancy)
  4. Quotation including daily rate, and confirmation of availability to complete the consultancy within the specified time frame.

If you have any questions regarding the consultancy please contact:

Benson Hahambu, Deputy Director CNSU, at [email protected] or (+675) 7091 7746 or Sophie Jenkins, Partnerships & Performance Group Leader Mary MacKillop Today, at [email protected] or +61 2 8912 2766

Please download and review the Terms of Reference and application details here: Terms of Reference for External Consultancy Inclusive Communities Project

Please send all expressions of interest to Benson Hahambu, Deputy Director CNSU at [email protected]

Expressions of Interest are to be submitted by close of business Friday 7th February 2020.