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 the following vacancy

Youth Worker – Townsville (2 x part-time positions available)

We are looking for an experienced youth worker, with lived refugee experience, who is passionate about promoting wellbeing for young people from refugee backgrounds. You will be compassionate, patient and courageous in managing a range of vulnerabilities experienced by our young people, their families and communities. We believe in a culture of  respect. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working with young people from diverse cultural, religious, gender and sexually diverse backgrounds.

Application Process

To apply, please read in full the position description here and submit the following documents:

    1. A one page cover letter detailing why you would like to work with QPASTT and how you meet requirements of the role.
    2. Your resume detailing professional experience and education.
    3. A brief response to the responsibilities and requirements of the role. QPASTT is happy to accept this either in writing (no more than 2 pages) or in another format, such as video recording (no more than five minutes) . 

The final date to apply is by 5pm on Wednesday 28 July, 2021. Please email your application to:

Should you wish to talk with someone about this position, please contact Meredith Hands or Victor Kollie on 07 3391 6677