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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

University Program Coordinator (UNISA)
Full Time, (Adelaide)

About you:

You love to immerse yourself in uni life, and get amongst it to help create events and activations that get students pumped. You know how to connect with people, and love supporting the people around you to succeed. You’re super organised, have a brain for planning and logistics, and take a positive approach to solving problems. Mostly, you want to make sure everyone gets around having positive conversations about mental health, and make the students at UniSA feel part of the batyr herd!

As with all of our employees, you will 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.

Position Summary:

The University Program Coordinator (UniSA) will be the batyr rep on the University of South Australia campuses, working alongside contacts at the university to deliver the [email protected] program across faculties, colleges, residential halls, and societies. The university program at UniSA is aimed at reducing stigma and increasing help seeking behaviour for young people and promoting the message that it’s ok to not be ok.

The role will play an important part in nurturing and developing batyr’s relationships with key stakeholders within the university, and in the success of the partnership more broadly. This role will assist in the direction of batyr’s core university program at UniSA, identifying needs and helping the team continue to improve how we do things at batyr’s partner universities.

How to apply:

Please email your cover letter and CV to [email protected] by 9am on Monday 2nd March with the job title and where you saw this ad in the subject line.

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University Program Coordinator (JCU)
Part-Time, (Townsville)

About you:

You care deeply about smashing the stigma around mental health, and want to work as part of a team that is fuelled by a passion to make a meaningful difference. Your friends say you’re an empath, oozing emotional intelligence and creating healthy emotional boundaries. You love to build connections with people in a fun and engaging way. You’re organised, hard-working, innovative and aren’t afraid to get in the trenches alongside your team to get things done and achieve success. You can’t wait to work in an organisation that shares your values of empathy, inclusivity, balance, positivity, and boldness. You enjoy looking at the big picture to discover how you can move the work of your organisation forward through considered actions, new opportunities and relationships.

Position Summary:

The University Program Coordinator (JCU) will be the batyr rep on the James Cook University campus, working alongside contacts at the university to deliver the [email protected] program across faculties, colleges, residential halls, and societies. The university program at JCU is aimed at reducing stigma and increasing help seeking behaviour for young people and promoting the message that it’s ok to not be ok. 

The role will play an important part in nurturing and developing batyr’s relationships with key stakeholders within the university, and in the success of the partnership more broadly. This role will assist in the direction of batyr’s core university program at JCU, identifying needs and helping the team continue to improve how we do things at batyr’s partner universities.

This role will report directly to the State Manager (QLD/ACT) based in Brisbane.

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 and CV to [email protected] by 9am on Monday 24th February with the job title and where you saw this ad in the subject line.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Role: batyr volunteer AND volunteer team captain
Regions Available: Sydney, 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. 

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How to apply:

Follow this link to submit your application by 5pm on Monday the 2nd 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]