Why work at Starlight
Be inspired every day
We're a unique community of talented people who are guided by a shared goal.
Ours is a culture of inspiration and motivation - we ensure our team members see the impact of their everyday work.
Through our 'Get Connected' program, team members spend one day per quarter connecting with Starlight children and their families through our Starlight Express Rooms, Livewire or Wishgranting programs.
This guarantees that Starlight's mission is never far from our thoughts.
It's why we get out of bed each day with a deep sense of purpose – we know the work we do is meaningful.
From our CEO Louise Baxter to our national and state advisory boards to each individual team member, we believe great leadership at an individual level is the reason why we are one of Australia's most influential and trusted children's charities.
We invest in our people and our managers so they can engage, motivate and effectively lead those around them.
We seek out people with outstanding leadership qualities who encourage learning, development and mentorship to ensure Starlight will thrive well into the future.
Ours is a culture that encourages achievement and personal satisfaction.
We are committed to investing in our people through coaching and development so they can continue to grow and succeed.
High levels of performance are par for the course at Starlight because we take time to thank people, recognise and celebrate their achievements and challenge and encourage each other to achieve even more.
We support our people to maintain a healthy work/life balance and where practical, enable them to work in flexible ways.
Starlight has been named an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards, 2018. We also placed #16 in the Best Places to Work 2017 study and 7th in 2014. We're proud to be the only charity accredited as an Aon Hewitt Best Employer for 2012 and 2014.
At Starlight, innovation is defined as 'change that adds value' and is embedded in our culture. We're proud to have been ranked 9th in The Australian Financial Review's Most Innovative Companies list of 2019, in the Government, Education and NFP category.
Starlight offers some of the most unique employment experiences available on the planet!
How many other places in the world can you do that?
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