Join the Amaze team

For over 50 years Amaze has been supporting Autistic people and their families. Based in Victoria, Amaze has a national reach and is the home of Australia’s national autism helpline – Autism Connect.  

Amaze is here for all Autistic people of all ages and works together with the autism community and a broad range of supporters to create a more autism inclusive Australia.  

We’ve recently embarked on a new and innovative Strategic Plan 2022-2026, with ambitious targets to create meaningful change. Powered by a dynamic team of high performing and passionate staff, Amaze is in an exciting period of growth as we strive to model the behaviours and approaches that we inspire others will follow, whilst simultaneously leading exciting programs and initiatives in collaboration with key stakeholders and partners.  

We are looking for like-minded staff to join us on our journey, so if it sounds like you, please read on and reach out.  

We live our values

Amaze is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We stay true to our name by hiring ‘Amazing’ people from a wide variety of backgrounds. After all, we want to be as diverse as the communities we serve. Our inclusive culture helps us to be bold, open to difference, embrace curiosity, and spark positive change in ourselves and others. 

Amaze is an Autism Positive Employer. We provide support and adjustments, starting with the recruitment process! We nurture an environment that is personally accountable, supportive, psychologically safe, inclusive, and high performing. 

If you need any adjustment or accommodation whatsoever for any reason, just let us know in your application or separately via email at [email protected]. 

Why you should work for Amaze

There are lots of reasons why you should work with us. Here are just a few…  

  • Join a team of people passionate about driving positive change so that Autistic people and their families can live their best lives.  
  • Our culture emphasises kindness, respect, and inclusion. This includes actively engaging and supporting a neuro-divergent workforce and offering reasonable adjustments and flexible working arrangements. 
  • Access to a holistic employee assistance program (EAP) for staff and their household members. 
  • Personal and professional development opportunities. 
  • Generous salary packaging. 
  • Spacious offices in Richmond with the opportunity to engage in Victoria Gardens Corporate program including freebies, discounts, and offers.

Join the Amaze team


  • 0.8 full-time equivalent position (this is about 30.4 hours per week)
  • Important new role in our Evidence and Impact team
  • Leading autism organisation driving positive change for Autistic people and their families
  • Hybrid workplace with office based in Richmond 


The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor role at Amaze is a pivotal role in our Evidence and Impact Team. The role sits within a cross-functional team, which is essential to ensuring Amaze’s success in delivering our strategic plan, focusing on building and strengthening Amaze’s approach to social impact in an evidence-informed and structured manner.

Reporting directly to the Head of Evidence and Impact, this dynamic role will support key work to enhance Amaze’s culture of being outcomes and impact driven, as well as fostering continuous learning and growth. The role will have scope in monitoring and evaluation across a range of projects undertaken by Amaze, as well as evaluation of critical business functions.


The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is a new role at Amaze focused on supporting the Head of Evidence and Impact to deliver against key strategic priorities.

The role will include the following duties:

  • Support Head of Evidence and Impact to develop an organisation wide Outcomes Framework.
  • Build, implement, and undertake monitoring and evaluation processes for Amaze programs.
  • Work with cross-organisational project teams to embed monitoring and evaluation findings.
  • Contribute to policy, advocacy, promotion and information from an evaluation lens.
  • Prepare clear, engaging, and succinct project and evaluation reports for a range of stakeholders.
  • Facilitate reflection and learning with project teams through identifying areas for improvement or review.
  • Ensure project metrics are tracked and deadlines met.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure that monitoring and evaluation work is fit for purpose.
  • Provide data to external evaluation consultants and organisations.


Our ideal candidate is a passionate and experienced evaluation professional, with a background in the public or not-for-profit health sector. Whilst a tertiary qualification in public health, policy, psychology, social or population studies, or disability (preferably with a research / data analysis component) is preferable, we are open to candidtes with demonstrated equivalent experience.

We need a special type of person to work with us at Amaze, and our Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is no exception. We need someone who:

  • Has an ability to work with quantitative and qualitative data including collection, analysis, and presentation.
  • Communicates effectively, listens sensitively, and adapts communication to the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to facilitate building capability of staff to use and interpret data.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise reports, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet and exceed internal and external stakeholder needs whilst cultivating relationships that secure commitment and trust.
  • Action-oriented with the ability to logically plan, organise and prioritise multiple projects/priorities to meet timescales and competing deadlines.
  • Autistic community focused with either knowledge of, or commitment to, developing respectful communications for autistic people and their families and carers. 

See the position description for further information.


You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed as they come through. Amaze will close the advertisement as soon as suitably qualified applicants have been identified.

Top tip: Research shows that many men apply for jobs even if they only meet about 60% of the job requirements. In contrast, women and other marginalised groups will only apply if they meet 100%. So, if you think you qualify, even if you don’t meet every single requirement in the position description, please do get in touch. We’d love to connect and find out more about you and see if you could be a great fit.

No agencies please.


If you would like to apply, we want to know what makes you perfect for the role.

Please provide us with two pieces of information to help us assess your application:

  1. A response telling us how your skills, knowledge, and experience would make you the *ideal candidate for the given role – make sure you clearly state what the role is! Your response can be provided in any way that suits you – for example, in a short cover letter, through a video, in a phone call, or in an audio recording
  2. A copy of your CV.

Send both parts of your application to [email protected] including clearly stating the specific role you are applying for in the subject line.

If you need adjustments or support anywhere during the recruitment process, please email [email protected].


Please note, as this position requires work from the Victoria Street, Richmond office, it is a requirement that the successful candidate demonstrate triple-vaccination status.

The successful applicant will also need to complete a successful Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

For further information about the role, please contact Keertana Ravi, Head of Evidence and Impact via 03 9657 1600.

Otherwise please email your queries to our HR team at [email protected] including clearly stating the specific job you are applying for in the subject line.

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