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At YFS, you can make a real difference to the lives of people living in Logan and surrounding areas.

Join us in making long-term change for the people we support.

Why work with us?

For more than 35 years YFS has been making a real difference to the lives of people living in Logan and surrounding areas.

We have a real commitment to seeing people thrive, including our staff. Our people are our strength, and we encourage them to bring their entire selves to work because we know that a happy workplace thrives.

Our employees have told us that the best things about working at YFS are:

  • Doing meaningful and rewarding work
  • Great colleagues and a focus on teamwork
  • A supportive culture that challenges staff to do their best
  • Great benefits and conditions.

We’ve been here since Logan City’s inception
YFS has been backing people in Logan since the early 1980s. These days, about 200 staff support thousands of local people each year.

We’re known for our commitment to get the best outcomes
We support each other and stand our ground when necessary to help our clients thrive, not just survive.

Do you also value excellence, integrity, optimism, steadfastness and courage?
These are the values that drive the work we do every day. If they inspire you, please consider working with us.

Our values

Our values guide us every day. They reflect how we care for the people we work with, our colleagues and stakeholders, and how our work contributes to a better community.

If these values inspire you, we would love to hear from you.


We deliver high quality services and have high expectations


We act honestly and openly



We think and act with confidence about people and the future


We persist to overcome barriers and adversity with our clients


We challenge ourselves and others to create change

What's it like to work at YFS?

YFS has been backing people in Logan since the early 1980’s. These days about 200 staff support thousands of local people each year.

What makes YFS a great place to work?

A great place to create real long-term change

  • We operate a range of community programs tackling big issues like homelessness, domestic and family violence, and financial wellbeing.
  • We’re known for finding innovative ways of making a real difference to people’s lives.
  • The work is challenging and rewarding.

A great team to be part of

  • We work together and do what it takes to respond to people’s needs and goals.
  • We empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.
  • We support each other and are given opportunities to grow.

A great place to belong

  • We celebrate diversity because we believe that we work best when everyone feels valued and included.
  • We respect each other’s backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences.
  • We accommodate the broad range of cultural and religious needs of our staff.
  • Our First Nations Cultural Framework sets out our commitment to backing First Nations peoples. This includes providing an environment and conditions in which First Nations staff feel secure and supported in developing their careers.
  • Our voluntary, employee-led working groups have a voice in building an inclusive and diverse workplace at YFS. These currently include our Reconciliation Working Group, Pride @YFS, and Disability and Neurodiversity Working Group with more groups to come.

Great benefits

We make sure our staff are rewarded with:

  • above industry-average pay rates
  • generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax)
  • flexible work arrangements depending on your role
  • professional development and learning opportunities
  • portable long service leave
  • counselling support
  • free parking.

Our work arrangements are family friendly. It’s usually no problem if you need the morning off to attend your child’s school play, for example.

Everyone is welcome here

  • Our varied backgrounds mean we each bring something different to the table and we love that.
  • There are more than 230 cultural groups living in Logan. While we cannot represent all of them, we value Logan’s ethnic diversity and strive to reflect it in our workplace.

10% of our staff identify as First Nations

10% of staff identify as Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

83% of managers are women

Many of our managers have been employed and developed from within the organisation

YFS is a proud ally of the LGBTQIA+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy community

YFS is a child safe and child friendly organisation

A great place to make real long-term change
Help us shape a world where people can thrive.

A great place to grow professionally
Become part of a team where opportunities to extend yourself abound.

A great place to belong
We are a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workplace that offers great rewards.

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