Work with us - Batyr


We are here to support youth mental health throughout COVID-19 and beyond. All our programs will now be delivered online.

Work with us

Working with us!

At batyr, we make sure we have fun while doing important work. We care deeply about those we welcome into our ‘herd’ and do our best to support our team.

We do this by:

  • providing ongoing professional training and wellbeing sessions
  • structured internal and external mentoring
  • wellbeing leave – your personal leave doesn’t just have to be for sick days, at batyr you can also use this leave to support your mental health and wellbeing
  • mid-year and end-of-year retreats
  • flexible working arrangements

So what are you waiting for? Apply today and join the team!

All of our employees have an active interest in tackling the stigma in young people around mental health, and are aligned to batyr’s five values; empathy, inclusive, balance, positive and bold.

If you want a workplace where you can bring all of your full, weird and wonderful self to the office each day, and access some pretty amazing benefits…this is the place!

Current openings

Finance Officer

About you:

You’re a whiz with numbers and you get a real thrill out of reconciling accounts and making sure that finance systems are up to date and in tip top shape. You have an eye for detail and understand that every cent counts when working with donor funding. You love to create order so you’re always looking for ways to improve processes, and you make sure that everyone in the team sticks to them. You’re able to take on multiple responsibilities and manage competing deadlines with ease. You have top notch communication and interpersonal skills and your friends rely on you to explain those big finance words in a way that everyone can understand.

Position Summary:

The Finance & Reporting Lead will be responsible for maintaining the day to day financial operations of batyr.  Working closely with the Finance Manager, this role will ensure that we have a clear picture of our financial position to support operational and strategic decision making. The Finance & Reporting Lead will ensure that all funding is acquitted in accordance with relevant funding agreements, assist batyr’s partnerships team with report & proposal writing, and maintain accurate and up to date information in our IT systems.

The Finance & Reporting Lead will report directly to the Finance Manager, based in Sydney.

All candidates will need to hold a current Working with Children Check and Police Check, or be willing to obtain these within one (1) month of starting the role.

How to apply:

Please email your cover letter & CV to [email protected] by 9am Monday 1 June, with the job title and where you saw this job ad in the subject line. 

Volunteer Opportunities

batyr volunteer AND volunteer team captain
(New England, Central and Far West)

Time Commitment: 2-3 hrs per week

About you:

More than anything else we are looking for young people, aged 18-30, with a passion for smashing the stigma around mental ill-health and promoting help-seeking opportunities for young people. We want someone who is keen to share their ideas and perspective on how we can better engage youth in your community and who is willing to put time into this role to develop the program and extend batyr’s reach beyond its current state.

Position Description:

In 2020 we are establishing our first volunteer program in an effort to put young people at the heart of outreach and community engagement to further extend our reach and impact. The Volunteer Team’s primary objective is to consult with the Being Herd Coordinator on key decisions around engaging youth in your local area in positive conversations about mental health. We want your opinion on our batyr programs and initiatives and their relevance to your local community of young people. You will also be required to attend community events to recruit participants for workshops and fundraising challenges. It will also be the Volunteer Team Captain’s responsibility to implement a morale strategy to ensure volunteers in the program remain engaged, are supported to reach their fundraising targets and have a positive volunteering experience. 

How to apply:

Follow this link to submit your application by 5pm on Monday the 13th of March for volunteer team captain roles and by 5pm on Wednesday the 1st of April for volunteer roles. For questions about the role please contact Courtney at [email protected]