Casual Trainer

WIRE is seeking a casual trainer


  • If you have a passion for training about gender equity – please apply
  • SCHADS Level 5 casual ($56.15 -58.69/hr)
  • Job share, family friendly & supportive policies


As a casual trainer, you will develop and deliver training programs as well as training consultancy for other organisations. WIRE’s for-purpose training suite includes our well-regarded non-accredited short courses Dealing with Difficult Calls and Understanding Family Violence.


To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • A commitment to WIRE’s vision, values and purpose
  • A good understanding of issues related to gender-equity, including family violence
  • Ability to develop, tailor, update and deliver engaging training
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate effective skills in group facilitation, such as managing group dynamics, navigating difficult content and responding to resistance.


  • Deliver training to a wide range of audiences, online and face to face
  • Content creation, including developing innovative learning tools, written content and presentations
  • Review and identify opportunities for continuous improvement in the design and delivery of WIRE’s training and professional development products
  • Liaise and communicate with a range of industries in all sectors including government, private and the community sector
  • General administration tasks including updating of material, record keeping, archiving, collating information and monitoring productivity.


  • Knowledge and personal commitment to gender equity and intersectional practice and knowledge of family violence responses
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise effectively with a wide range of people
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to develop innovative learning resources
  • Commitment to quality training, and experience delivering in face to face and virtual training spaces
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles and experience in providing a supportive learning environment

WIRE welcomes applications from women and gender-diverse people, especially from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, who are multilingual or who are from culturally diverse communities. WIRE acknowledges the skills and knowledge acquired through lived experience. This could include experiences of financial or housing insecurity and family violence. We would love to hear from people who are able to utilise the skills and knowledge they have gained in a training setting. Please see the position description for more details.

All employees at WIRE are required to undergo a Police Check and a Working with Children Check to confirm they are fit to work with WIRE service users and program participants. Convictions relating to assault, harassment or violence may indicate an applicant is not suitable to work at WIRE. However, we know that many people are unfairly criminalised, particularly those who have experienced family violence and who are part of marginalised communities. We invite people who have relevant experience to apply for this role and to have a confidential discussion about the circumstances of any conviction which might be considered a barrier to your employment at WIRE.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact the Training Coordinator, Penny Paul at email: ppaul@wire.org.au

Position description

This position is casual. The position description describes the role, the key selection criteria and the award classification for this role.

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How to apply

To apply for this role, please email your current resume and a cover letter that has a short response describing an example of your experience, knowledge or ability about each of the Key Selection Criteria to Katherine Cavanagh kcavanagh@wire.org.au.

If there is anything we can do to make this recruitment process more accessible or safe for you due to your lived experience or circumstances, please let us know. You can also record an audio or video response (up to 5 minutes) and send to kcavanagh@wire.org.au, or arrange a phone call response to the key selection criteria by emailing Katherine to request this option.

Please send your responses to the key selection criteria and your CV to Katherine Cavanagh, Payroll & Administration Officer by 11:59pm AEST, Sunday 21st May 2023.

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