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PACFA is an equal opportunity employer that offers attractive salary packaging benefits to all permanent staff.  The office in Fitzroy North can be reached easily by public transport and the capital city bike trail runs right outside the office.

There are also opportunities for volunteers and Consultants to work with PACFA.

Current Employment Opportunities

PACFA is seeking an education expert for the role of Course Accreditation Adviser to support the development of PACFA’s Course Accreditation scheme which accredits education programs in counselling and psychotherapy.

This is an opportunity for some-one with experience of course accreditation processes in the higher education and/or VET sectors to make a contribution to a growing organisation in the counselling and psychotherapy education field. Ideally, applicants will be academics with relevant qualifications and experience. The position is home-based so may be located anywhere in Australia.

For details, download the Course Accreditation Adviser Position Description.

To apply, please review the Position Description and submit a covering letter explaining how you meet the selection criteria and the reasons for your interest in the role, together with a curriculum vitae, to the PACFA Operations Manager, Kim Smythe at kim.smythe@pacfa.org.au. Applications close at 12pm on Monday 8 February 2021.

Current Consulting Opportunities

No positions currently advertised.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Research Committee members wanted

PACFA is calling for expressions of interest to join the PACFA Research Committee.

To sit on the Research Committee, applicants are required to be members of PACFA or of PACFA Member Associations, to have a higher degree research qualification and to be research-active or to have other relevant qualifications and experience as practitioners in counselling or psychotherapy. Expressions of Interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers are especially encouraged.

To express interest, there is a pro-forma Expression of Interest Form to be completed. Download the Expression of Interest Form and send the completed form, together with your current CV to the Research Chair, Dr Alexandra Bloch-Atefi alexandra.bloch-atefi@adelaide.edu.au by 17 February 2020.

Volunteer mediators to mediate in PACFA complaints

PACFA’s complaints procedure now includes mediation as a possible first step in the resolution of a complaint. The PACFA Ethics Committee is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from practitioners who do mediation (preferably with some qualifications and/or experience in mediation) and who are interested in mediating complaints for PACFA on a voluntary basis.

Please send your Expression of Interest to Kim Smythe at kim.smythe@pacfa.org.au and include:
• Your CV
• Details of your mediation experience
• How your specific contribution as a mediator would be beneficial to PACFA

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