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The Children’s Hospital Foundation helps sick and injured kids by funding life-saving medical research, investing in vital new equipment and providing support and entertainment for children and their families at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. We are committed to making a difference in the fight against childhood illness and injury so every child can grow up as happy and healthy as possible.

Join us in our purpose to work wonders for sick kids and their families

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It’s an exciting time, join our team in our purpose to work wonders for sick kids and their families.

Our Team

Our team is committed to helping sick and injured kids by funding life-saving medical research, investing in vital new equipment, and providing support and Entertainment for children and their families

Our Story

Learn more about our history and journey. A timeline of children’s healthcare in Queensland – a history of firsts, dedication and perseverance

Our Values


We aim to deliver high impact results, are accountable for our actions and resources and communicate openly and honestly

& Respect

We are respectful in all of our interactions and committed to recognising others, valuing their contributions 


We care for everyone we impact – the children always come first

Working Together

We selflessly support and trust each other and our teams, share our ideas and goals, work hard, have fun and celebrate our achievements

& Innovation

We strive for excellence, encourage innovation and develop our skills to achieve our best


We’re a passionate and motivated organisation where every day you can see the difference you make to people’s lives. We love nothing more than pulling together as a team to achieve HUGE things. We believe in developing and supporting our team to help balance their work, family and life commitments. Our team works wonders for sick kids every day and have access to a range of benefits and programs to help them be their best, including

Our values underpin our continued care and support for our team’s health and wellbeing.

We offer a Corporate Healthcare Plan – Wellness Program – Employee Assistance Program – Gym Membership – Flu vaccinations

We’re creating an environment where our team is empowered and enabled to drive their own careers and development; where our people have the right tools and skills.

Learning & Development Opportunities – Study Leave – Online LinkedIn Learning

We understand life can be a juggling act at times and ensuring there is a balance is often difficult, so we offer a range of options to make life a little easier:

Paid maternity / Parental leave – Return to work allowance – Flexible Work Arrangements

The qualities that make us unique are valued everyday you come to work.  So regardless of your gender, age, or background, we want you to be a part of our team!

Reconciliation Action Plan – Social Club – Monthly Mingle – Monthly all staff meetings – Staff recognition

We are pleased to offer a range of financial benefits.

Salary Packaging – You can increase your take home salary through generous salary packaging benefits.

Salaries benchmarked against industry averages.

The children always come first! Our team can swap a normal working day to volunteer in the Queensland Children’s Hospital. We trust and support our team mates’ ideas and goals. We work hard, celebrate our amazing achievements and have fun!

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Working closely with the Patient Experience Manager and team, you’ll ensure quality and compliance are achieved through a robust event processes that meet internal and external expectations.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on events that celebrate patients, connect families, inspire donors and recognise the community of supporters that make our Mission possible. You will be the first point of contact for all prospective events and guide event owners through the planning and delivery phase to achieve pre-determined success measures.

In addition to event coordination, this unique position includes:

  • Consumer engagement
  • Business reporting
  • Reviewing and arranging nonclinical requests for support within Queensland Children’s Hospital and SEQ
  • Supplier and contract negotiation
  • Supporting our in-kind donation management
  • Project support

Please click here to apply.

Click here to view the position description

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Grants and Impact is responsible for leading a small but critical team across the Foundation’s granting activities, developing a collaborative performance culture internally and externally, to deliver significant outcomes for Queensland’s sickest kids.

They will drive the successful development and implementation of the Foundation’s Grants strategy, including our State-wide strategy which relates to the organisation’s activities in regional and rural areas throughout Queensland. In addition, they will lead the development and implementation of a new framework for impact reporting for current and future investments that will help the Foundation provide engaging information to internal and external stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have proven experience as an effective executive leader within a professional business environment along with a strong technical understanding of the Medical Research and Health landscape. The ability to connect, engage, influence, and collaborate within a complex stakeholder environment and multiple institutional partners is essential and will assist the Foundation in achieving its strategic research and funding priorities.

If you are keen to make a significant difference in the lives of sick children and work with a dedicated, highly motivated, and professional team, please click here and include a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability.