Work With Us

Writing NSW is currently looking for:


Caretakers

Writing NSW is looking for reliable, versatile people to join our caretaking team. The team provides support to the users of Garry Owen House in Callan Park by maintaining a clean, tidy and safe environment.

Duties include cleaning, setting up rooms and equipment, and some building and grounds maintenance.

This is a casual position. Hours are variable, but include regular weekend work.

To be a successful applicant you must have a friendly and pleasant manner, be a good communicator, be able to work unsupervised, and have good problem solving skills and an eye for detail. Previous facilities experience would be an advantage. Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

This position would suit creative people looking for a steady flexible job in a supportive environment.

Please submit your interest to Rowena Tuziak at jobs@writingnsw.org.au as soon as possible.


Teach

Writing NSW encourages the submission of proposals to include in our twice-yearly course programming rounds. We schedule courses in March/April (for June-December of the same year) and in August/September (for January-June of the following year).

If you are a writer or author with experience teaching/tutoring, or if you have significant experience working in a relevant field with industry expertise, we will consider your proposal during the planning stages of our program.

To be considered you must complete the Expression of Interest form.


Internships

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Writing NSW have suspended their internships. Contact us with any questions.

Writing NSW has two different internship periods. The first is from January until June, and the second is from July until December.

Each half year, we look for three enthusiastic, creative people with an interest in writers and writing to join our volunteer intern program.

This is an excellent opportunity for emerging arts workers with an interest in literature, communications or arts management to develop their skills by working with our talented and supportive team.

As one of our interns, you will produce online content, work on digital and other projects, contribute to communications strategies, liaise with publishers and the broader writing community, help manage our library, assist at events, and undertake general administration tasks as required.

Each of our interns work one day per week at our office in Callan Park, Lilyfield. They work closely with our Membership & Administration Officer, Project and Communications Officer and Program Officer, under the direction of our CEO. Our interns receive a transport and meal allowance for each day of work and they are able to undertake a short course at Writing NSW free of charge, subject to availability.

 

Located in beautiful Callan Park, Lilyfield, Writing NSW is the premier writing organisation in the state, providing support to writers from all backgrounds and at all stages of their careers. A not-for-profit organisation, we run a lively program of face-to-face and online courses, workshops and events as well as providing a range of services to our members and the broader writing community. Writing NSW receives funding from Create NSW, the Australia Council and the Inner West Council.

Writing NSW acknowledges all the First Nations people of what is now the state of NSW and pays respects to their elders and storytellers, past, present and emerging.

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