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We Are Hiring!

Below are all the roles that are currently available at Purple Orange.


1. Independent Living Options Navigator

Are you committed to the rights and choices of people living with disability?

Do you have a passion to support people living with significant disability to live in their own homes instead of group home living?

This is an exciting opportunity for you to work alongside people living with significant disability and their families to create and move towards their own vision to live in their own home.

This part-time role is part of a national pilot project that aims to deepen the knowledge of people living with disability and their families/supporters about Individualised Living Options by providing personalised information support and vision-building to assist people to create their own plan to live in their own home, and to assist their navigation through the NDIS ILO pathway.

You will also facilitate workshops and peer networks to support families in their leadership in pursuing an inclusive life for a family member living with significant disability.

How to apply 

Have a look at the full role description and tell us why you are a good fit with the role.

Address your application, which should include a cover letter and CV, to Robbi Williams, CEO, Purple Orange, and send to robbiw@purpleorange.org.au.

Put "ILO Navigator application" in the Subject line.

If you have an account at Seek, please apply directly through Seek. 

Applications close Sunday, 20 June 2021, 11:59pm.

Click the link below to download the full role description.


2. Policy and Research Leader

Do you want to make a real contribution to supporting the independence, power, choice and control of people living with disability? 

Have you had success leading policy work or projects that have influenced positive change? 

We are recruiting 2 Policy and Research Leaders who will work as part of a small team and take responsibility for particular policy themes. 

How to apply 

Have a look at the full role description and tell us why you are a good fit with the role.

Address your application, which should include a cover letter and CV, to Robbi Williams, CEO, Purple Orange.

Submit your application to Rebecca Dowd at rebeccad@purpleorange.org.au. If you have any questions, email Rebecca or ring 08 8373 8312.

Applications close Sunday, 20 June 2021, 11:59pm.

Click the links below to download the full role description.


3. Road to Employment - Project Officer

Are you an experienced project officer who is deeply committed to seeing people get a fair go?

Do you have experience in creating pathways into employment or working with employers to build inclusive workplaces? 

We are looking for a Project Officer to join our team to work in our project, Road to Employment.

You will coordinate and build relationships with employers across different industries to support inclusive employment practices.

How to apply 

Have a look at the full role description and tell us why you are a good fit with the role.

Address your application, which should include a cover letter and CV, to Robbi Williams, CEO, Purple Orange. Applications should be submitted through SEEK.

If you have any questions, ring Tracey on (08) 8373 8326 or email traceyw@purpleorange.org.au.

Applications close Sunday, 20 June 2021, 11:59pm.

Click the links below to download the full role description.


4. Project Administrator

Are you highly organised and motivated, with experience in project administration?  

Do you want to be part of a project that aims to increase awareness of disability and promote inclusive practices?  

Join us to deliver a 12-month disability inclusion training project throughout South Australia. 

How to apply 

Have a look at the full role description and tell us why you are a good fit with the role.

Address your application, which should include a cover letter and CV, to Robbi Williams, CEO, Purple Orange.

Submit your application to Rebecca Dowd at rebeccad@purpleorange.org.au. If you have any questions, email Rebecca or ring 08 8373 8312.

Applications close Sunday, 20 June 2021, 11:59pm.

Click the links below to download the full role description and application instructions.


5. Enabled Youth Disability Network (EYDN)

EYDN is looking for Peer Mentors to help deliver a mentoring program for school students who live with a disability.

You will join group mentoring sessions in South Australian schools to build connections and positive rapport with young people living with disability, and help them explore post-school pathways and learn new skills.

How to apply 

To apply for this role, email a short cover letter and your CV to Sarah Footner,  EYDN Project Leader, at sarahf@purpleorange.org.au.

In your cover letter, please tell why you would like to be a Peer Mentor and briefly describe how you meet the essential criteria.

If you have any questions, ring Sarah on (08) 8373 8388 or email sarahf@purpleorange.org.au

Applications close Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 9am. 

Click the links below to download the full role description and application instructions.