Careers at 1800RESPECT
If you have a passion for making a positive impact, 1800RESPECT offers rewarding jobs for experienced counsellors.
1800RESPECT is the national service for people affected by domestic, family and sexual violence.
1800RESPECT is available 24/7 to provide free, confidential counselling, information, and support to:
People affected by domestic, family and sexual violence
People supporting someone affected by domestic, family and sexual violence
Professionals supporting someone affected by domestic, family and sexual violence
Why work at 1800RESPECT?
Flexible hours for counsellors to suit your lifestyle in our 24/7 roster
Prioritised healthy work environment for employee wellbeing
Supportive team and ongoing training and development
Discounts and other employee benefits
If you have a passion for making a positive impact and want to join our team, please apply!
You can find counselling roles and other jobs on the 1800RESPECT recruitment portal.
For senior counselling roles, please look at DVConnect’s careers webpage.
We support people from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.
Other roles within 1800RESPECT will be advertised when they are available.
1800RESPECT counsellors have a minimum three-year tertiary degree in a relevant field with minimum two years fulltime equivalent counselling experience.
Senior counsellors also require a minimum three-year tertiary degree in addition to a minimum of three years’ full-time equivalent experience in specialised domestic, family and/or sexual violence counselling.
You can visit the Careers webpage to learn more and apply.
“At 1800RESPECT you get to be part of an important service. The team is supportive and inclusive, providing support for learning in the sector. Plus, you can enjoy the benefits of working from home!” Counsellor testimonial
Volunteering or student placements
We do not have a volunteer program or student placements at 1800RESPECT. You can look at our Service Directory to find companies near you that might be looking for help.