Canterbury City Community Centre provides a welcoming and inclusive work place - we employ a diverse team of Staff Board and Volunteers.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Diversity in our workplace makes us more effective in our work.

Current Vacancies


In applying for a position at Canterbury City Community Centre it is important to put in your best application possible to give yourself the best chance of success. To help in your application we have developed a guide for applicants which outlines the process and our expectations. 

Garden Care Support Worker – Part Time

This is a part time position at 25.5 hours per week – to be worked over 3 days (Monday & 2 other days), with the opportunity to work an extra Saturday morning once per month.

  • Be part of a collaborative community based Organisation
  • Competitive Remuneration Package including above Award conditions

We are a community based Organisation with an established presence in the City of Canterbury Bankstown and Inner West Council area since 1972. We have a strong commitment to social justice and work closely with the communities in the Inner West to improve access to services and quality of life of local residents.

You will need qualifications in horticulture, demonstrated experience in easy care gardening and lawn mowing and an empathy and understanding of issues affecting frail older people. The position involves leading teams of volunteers so you will need an understanding of volunteer issues. As this is a physical job a reasonable level of fitness is expected.

Our Office is based in the culturally diverse suburb of Lakemba, close to Public Transport and some of the best restaurants Sydney has to offer.

If you would like a position in a busy and dynamic workplace and genuinely enjoy working with people, then please consider applying. There is an initial probationary period of 6 months.

For further information call Ben Benevento, Garden Care Coordinator, Canterbury City Community Centre on 9750 9344.

Applications must be in writing and address the essential and desirable criteria contained within the Position Description and be accompanied be a Resume and details of referees. Applications can be forwarded in confidence to:

Ben Benevento

Garden Care Coordinator

Canterbury City Community Centre

PO Box 66

Lakemba NSW 2195


Applications close 5pm Monday 24 June 2019. Interviews for short listed candidates will be held on Wednesday 26 June and Thursday 27 June 2019.

Community Care Workers

Canterbury City Community Centre is currently recruiting Community Care Workers to assist in the delivery of the Home Care Packages Program, supporting elderly people in the Inner West through providing domestic assistance, transport, and/or personal care services. We are seeking friendly, reliable staff who enjoy helping elderly residents to remain independent in their own homes. Applicants must have a current drivers licence and be reasonably physically fit.

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced people. Please refer to the Position Description.

To apply for a position, please send your resume and a Covering letter which has information on the following:

  • Details of relevant qualifications and experience,
  • The times that you are available for work,
  • Drivers Licence details and whether you have access to a motor vehicle, and
  • Contact details for two professional referees

Send your application by post to: Gillian Whalley-Okafor, Manager, Aged and Disability Services, Canterbury City Community Centre, PO Box 66, Lakemba NSW 2195. Mark the envelope “Confidential”.

Or by email to:

Applications close Friday 28 June 2019.

For further information contact Gillian Whalley-Okafor on 9750 9344.



Our Treasurer retired at the last AGM and we are interested in applications from suitably qualified persons to fill this specialist role. Details of the role can be found in the Position Description 

Attach a copy of your resume and send via email to Liz Messih (as above). Financial Membership of the Organisation is a pre-requisite to serving on the Board. Successful applicants for positions at Canterbury City Community Centre are also subject to Criminal Records Checks.


We always welcome enquiries from potential volunteers. Find out more about Volunteering at the 4cs by following the link.

If you are interesting in volunteering at Canterbury City Community Centre please call the STARS Volunteer Promotion Officer on 9750 9344 or

Successful applicants for positions at Canterbury City Community Centre are subject to Criminal Records Checks.