Vixen Project Workers: Male, Trans and Gender Diverse, and CALD (Chinese speaking)

Vixen, Victoria’s peer-only sex worker organisation, is looking for a three new project workers: CALD (Chinese speaking), male, and trans and gender diverse. These are a 2 day per week positions, based in Brunswick, Naarm (Melbourne).

Applications close 5pm Monday 18 March 2024.

About These Positions

Organisation Description

Vixen is Victoria’s peer-only sex worker organisation, proudly run 100% by and for sex workers. Vixen promotes the cultural, legal, human, occupational, and civil rights of all sex workers, and has been leading the Victorian campaign for the full decriminalisation of sex work for many years. Vixen is currently auspiced by Scarlet Alliance, and is working on a transition to being a fully independent organisation.

These positions will:

  • Provide holistic support, information, and peer education about safer sex practices within a health promotion framework.
  • Provide peer education, support, information, training, advocacy, and referral services to sex workers on issues that affect them, including but not limited to: health, migration, legal, taxation, finance, employment, sexuality and identity, rights, and safer injecting.
  • Develop community engagement and development strategies to empower sex workers to represent their issues, be involved and provide their input into Vixen.
  • Develop and implement a multi-pronged outreach program reflecting the specific needs of sex workers in Victoria, including maintaining regular contact through outreach.

Salary and Conditions of Employment

These part-time positions are offered on a 1 year contract to start, and are subject to ongoing funding or organisational change. There is a 6-month probationary period for these roles.

These positions are 2 days per week (15 hours), paid at the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Social and Community Services Employee Level 4, ($41.52 per hour) and subject to the National Employment Standards.

Salary sacrifice is available for this position.


These positions will work from the Vixen office in Brunswick, with regular outreach to sex workers. These positions will be required to regularly work outside of standard business hours when conducting outreach. Some regional Victorian travel may be required, as well as travel in Australia to attend meetings and conferences relevant to these roles.

How to Apply

To apply for one of these roles please:

  1. Read the full position description:
    1. CALD (Chinese Speaking) Project Worker
    2. Male Project Worker
    3. Trans and Gender Diverse Project Worker
  2. Complete the application form:
    1. CALD (Chinese Speaking) Project Worker
    2. Male Project Worker
    3. Trans and Gender Diverse Project Worker
  3. Email the completed application from, along with your resume (including two referees) to: no later than 5pm Monday 18 March 2024.

Please note that these are peer positions – which means you must be a current or former sex worker to apply.

We encourage applications from adults of all ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people living with HIV/BBVs, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse, intersex and queer people. For access needs we will provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

If you are interested in the position but unsure whether you meet the criteria, please call Lena on 0431 835 756.