A diverse workforce

Ngala has been providing parenting support and child development information to West Australian families for more than 130 years.

At Ngala, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to be their best, and that raising children should be a joyful and rewarding experience.

Each and every Ngala team member lives our values throughout their work. We encourage applications from passionate individuals whose values align with ours:

  • Human Connection: We share a sense of community and believe there is a strength in being present and connected with others.
  • Integrity: We are always honest, reliable and take responsibility for our actions.
  • Fairness: We demonstrate our belief in equal rights, choices and opportunities for all people.
  • Creativity: We are curious and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Valuing people, children and families

Ngala is an organisation that values children and families and offers a great place to work.

At Ngala, you will find happy and dedicated staff who pride themselves on delivering exceptional service to our families and the community. For more information about any of the roles advertised below, please contact a member of our People and Culture team by emailing [email protected].

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Careers FAQs

We seek candidates who are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children and families. Qualifications and experience requirements vary depending on the role, but generally, we value attributes such as empathy, teamwork, and a commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Yes, Ngala offers student placement opportunities for students and recent graduates looking to gain practical experience in Early Childhood Education, Nursing and Social Work. We also have traineeships designed to support the transition from study to professional practice. More information about these programs can be found on our website or by speaking with our representatives at the Careers Expo.


The application process typically involves submitting an online application through our website, which includes a resume and if requested, a cover letter. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to participate in interviews to further evaluate their suitability for the position. Following the interview process, preferred/successful candidates are required to undergo various pre-employment verification checks. For further information, contact our People and Culture team at [email protected].

Ngala is committed to supporting the wellbeing and development of children and families in Western Australia. As an employer, we offer a supportive and inclusive work environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a meaningful difference in their communities. We provide opportunities for career development, ongoing training, and a range of employee benefits.

Ngala's company culture is built on principles of respect, collaboration, and compassion. We value diversity and strive to create a workplace where every individual feels supported and valued. Our team members are passionate about working together to create positive outcomes for children and families, and we celebrate achievements and milestones along the way.

Yes, Ngala believes in investing in the growth and development of our employees. We offer opportunities for career advancement through internal promotions, professional development programs, and mentorship opportunities. Whether you're just starting your career or looking to take the next step, Ngala is committed to supporting your growth and progression.

We recommend taking the time to learn more about Ngala's mission and values, and how your skills and experiences align with our organisation by reviewing our website.  Tailor your application to highlight your passion for supporting children and families, and feel free to reach out to our People and Culture team if you have any questions about the application process or specific roles at [email protected].