Aboriginal Hostels Limited’s (AHL) purpose is to provide safe, comfortable, culturally appropriate and affordable short-term accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access medical services, education and economic opportunities.

A career with us will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and economic opportunity for Indigenous Australians. We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions.

What We Offer

A diverse and inclusive workplace and attractive remuneration packages, including generous employer superannuation contributions, currently at 15.4% and Salary Packaging Program, including up to $15,900 per FBT Year for rent or mortgage payments.

View AHL's Enterprise Agreement

View AHL’s 24.1 Determination

Current Vacancies

Region Position How to Apply Closing Date
Wadeye, NT

EL 1

Head of Boarding

VN 7321 - Application Form

 VN 7321 - Vacancy Info

16 June 2021
Sydney, NSW


Residential Youth Worker

VN 7621 - Application Form

 VN 7621 - Vacancy Info

21 June 2021
Darwin, NT


Top End Operations Manager

VN 7821 - Application Form

 VN 7821 - Vacancy Info

24 June 2021
Perth, WA


Assistant Hostel Manager

VN 7521 - Application Form

 VN 7521 - Vacancy Info

27 June 2021

All hostel locations


Hostel Network 

Temporary Employment

Register - 2020/21

Application for Temporary Employment form for the following hostel roles:

Head & Deputy Head of Boarding;

Residential Youth Worker;

Hostel & Assistant Hostel Manager;

Cook/Kitchenhand, Housekeeper, Night Attendant

30 June 2021
Canberra, ACT

National Office

Temporary Employment

Register - 2020/21

Application for Temporary Employment form for National Office (Corporate) roles 30 June 2021


Eligibility - To be eligible for employment with AHL, applicants must meet AHL’s requirements for the following conditions:

  • Hold Australian citizenship;
  • Satisfactory National Criminal History Check;
  • Satisfactory Working with Children Check in the relevant state or territory;
  • Satisfactory Medical Assessment


How You Can Contact us

If you have any questions concerning employment in AHL, please contact the AHL Recruitment Team on (02) 6212 2001 or applications@ahl.gov.au