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JFA Purple Orange is an inclusive workplace that offers a range of flexibility for staff. This includes negotiable hours of work, work from home opportunities, salary packaging options and much more. People living with disability are encouraged to apply.


Casual Training Facilitators – Disability Inclusion Training and Raising the Bar Project 

We are looking for Training Facilitators to conduct Disability Inclusion Training and Raising the Bar sessions in South Australia for schools, state and local governments, community centres, and sporting/arts/recreation organisations.  

Your role will be to provide recipients with a greater understanding of access and inclusion for the disability community. 

Working in pairs, you will be responsible for delivering each training session, which can range from 2.5 to 6 hours in duration, either in-person or online.  

The training suite has been co-designed by Purple Orange with people living with disability and other relevant stakeholders. We encourage you to share your personal disability-related experiences during the training. 

As a Training Facilitator, you will receive training to familiarise yourself with the training suite and enhance your presentation skills.  

This is a 12-month project initially, but there is potential for extension.  

If you are passionate about disability inclusion and have experience in facilitating training sessions, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to make a positive impact in South Australia. 

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If this application process is not accessible for you, or for further information, please contact Tara Baird on (08) 8373 8388 or email to  


Social Media and Digital Communications Officer 

We're looking for a Social Media and Digital Communications Officer to join our newly formed Marketing and Communications team! 

Your role will be to provide high-quality, integrated, and meaningful social media and digital communications support, with a particular focus on the work of Inhousing and Stretchy Tech. This involves sharing key ideas from our research and policy work in a way that's simple for people to understand. You will also contribute to our growing library of media work which includes videos, podcasts and written stories to tell the stories of people living with disability and their allies.

If you want to influence positive change, love variety in your work, and want to develop your digital communications career, we encourage you to apply! 

Address your application to Marissa Brown. If you have any questions ring (08) 8373 8388 or email Marissa at  

Applications close 5pm ACDT, Monday 3 April. 


Policy and Research Officer

Want to make a real contribution to supporting the independence, power, choice and control of people living with disability?

Have you had success leading policy work or projects that have influenced positive change?

We're expanding our capacity to contribute to policy and practice at the state and Commonwealth levels. Join us as a Policy & Research Officer - you'll work as part of a small team and contribute to particular policy themes and nominated projects.

If you have any questions, email Mikaila Crotty at or ring 08 8373 8313.

Shortlisting will begin on Tuesday 11 April.


Project Officer (Road to Employment)

We are looking for experienced project officers with outstanding stakeholder engagement skills to join and lead our small team.   

The Road to Employment (R2E) project is an innovative project addressing system gaps and attitudinal barriers impacting on employment opportunities and outcomes for people living with a disability.    

Working primarily with employers and taking an industry approach to change, you will ensure program deliverables are met while focussing on best practice approaches and contribution to sector wide change.  

If you're passionate about inclusion, innovative in your thinking and able to influence and drive change, this is a great opportunity to use your skills and experience to advance the life chances of people living with a disability. 

Applications can be addressed to Tracey Wallace. Telephone enquiries are welcome on (08) 8373 8388 and via email to .  


Board Members

We are seeking board members with a genuine commitment to inclusion and disability leadership, who bring professional experience in law, finance, or social policy (particularly advocacy and campaigns), or executive leadership. 

Join us in our mission to create a world where people living with disability get a fair go at what life has to offer.

The Julia Farr group comprises 3 entities, working across policy, research, advocacy, capacity-building, housing, and grant making to advance the life chances of people living with disability.

An exciting opportunity exists for you to join one or more of our three boards and their sub-committees, working alongside a passionate and established change-maker CEO and an outstanding team of non-executive directors in Adelaide, South Australia.

The boards are the Julia Farr Association (known as JFA Purple Orange), inhousing, and the Julia Farr MS McLeod Benevolent Fund. 

Diverse candidates with intersectional identities are encouraged to apply including people living with disability, First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and people who come from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

If you would like to know more about board vacancies at the Julia Farr group, please contact Jane Arnott, Service Leader Governance and Grants, at

Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please send us your resumé and a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in a board position, and how you feel you would contribute to the board. Please send these to

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