QPASTT staff have a range of professional backgrounds including psychology, social work, community development, teaching and education, management and administration.

In recognition of the demanding nature of work with survivors of torture and trauma, QPASTT is committed to providing its staff with the best possible range of support including supervision, debriefing, regular training and professional development opportunities.

QPASTT currently employs staff in full and part time roles and our Code of Conduct outlines our expectations of staff.

To learn more about what it means to current and past employees of QPASTT to work here, read this interview which captures what is often hard to put into words about our work with people of refugee backgrounds.

QPASTT currently has  vacancy

Coordinator – Refugee Trauma Recovery with Children and Youth.

The Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT) is a Queensland wide non-government organisation providing a range of services to people from a refugee background (including asylum seekers), especially survivors of torture and trauma. These services include counselling and clinical services, specialist children’s, youth and family programs, community development work, research and innovation.

QPASTT is currently recruiting for a Coordinator for our Children and Youth Team, based in our Brisbane office. This position is permanent (pending funding) with a standard 6 month probation period.

For enquiries about this position, please contact Stephanie Long, Direct Services Manager on 07 3391 6677 or .   

To apply for this position please submit a Resume giving details of your previous work history and a brief statement addressing the essential selection criteria (available at by 10am Monday 11th March 2019.



Ms Vickie Pastellas
Manager, People and Systems
PO Box 6254
FAIRFIELD QLD 4103 or Emailed to

Position Description and Selection Criteria