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Why work for WCS?

why work for wcsWe are a values based organisation committed to serving the Canberra community. We are looking for exceptional candidates who want to be part of a vibrant and connected workplace.

If you have a passion for contributing your skills, knowledge and experience in your work, then please refer to our Vacancies page for our employment opportunities.

We offer above award conditions, flexible working practices and ongoing support and development for staff. We also provide staff access to salary packaging, the opportunity to be involved in continuous improvement processes, various working groups and participate in a wide range of initiatives such as the ‘Healthier Happier Us’ project.

Employment Conditions

The employment framework at Woden Community Service consists of two Enterprise Agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding. These are underpinned by two Awards.

Enterprise Agreements

Download: Children’s Services Enterprise Agreement

Download: Community Sector Multiple Enterprise Agreement


Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

Children’s Services Award 2010

Rewards and Recognition

We have a rewards and recognition program that:

  • Rewards significant and outstanding performance against our organisation’s Vision, Purpose and Values
  • Provides timely recognition for individual and team achievements
  • Provides rewards that are valued and meaningful to staff with fairness, consistency and transparency.

 DSC2838 PCPhotoandDesignExcellence Awards - Individual Category

Each Service line recognises employees who demonstrate sustained excellent performance and have upheld WCS Values and Behaviours over a three month period.

Excellence Award - Team Category

This award is given to the team who have demonstrated consistent, high levels of team work enabling the achievement of their Service line’s annual business plan.

Volunteer of the Quarter and of the Year

WCS recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution of our volunteers.

Betsy Award

The Betsy Award is in commemoration of Betsy Gallagher, former Executive Director of WCS. This award is to recognise an employee who has made an outstanding contribution to their Service line and the wider organisation.

CEO Values Award

 This award is given to employee who has consistently demonstrated our Values.

Reconciliation Action Plan 

Our vision for reconciliation is to build a diverse and cohesive community that welcomes all its members and recognises the value that everyone brings. To find out more, visit:

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners and custodians of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and Elders past, present and future."