MCRN is the Mountains Community Resource Network and we are the peak body for community organisations in the Blue Mountains.


Our goal is to lead and support a sustainable community sector in the Blue Mountains by:

bulletpoint10x11teal bringing organisations together 
bulletpoint10x11teal building sector and community capacity, and
bulletpoint10x11teal resourcing, representing and advocating on behalf of the sector at all levels

  • Photos courtesy of Jackie Delaney

    MCRN is committed to Equity and Social Justice.

  • MCRN works to empower the local community by supporting, resourcing and representing community organisations in the Blue Mountains.

  • MCRN supports an inclusive local community and celebrates diversity.

  • MCRN works to develop a resilient community in the Blue Mountains.

  • MCRN connects the local community through networking and supporting community organisations in the Blue Mountains.

Community Sector Jobs


Specialist Domestic Violence Positions, BMWHRC - Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Team, Lithgow.
Applications close Mon 22 Jan.


Teacher of Community Services, TAFE, Mount Druitt.
Applications close Tues 23 Jan.


Local Coordination PoInt Intake & Referral Officer, Western Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, Penrith Women's Health Centre.
Applications close Thurs 25 Jan.


Advocacy WorkerWestern Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, Penrith Women's Health Centre.
Applications close Thurs 25 Jan.


Office Administrator, Penrith Women's Health Centre, Penrith.
Applications close Thurs 25 Jan.


Children & Parenting Program Coordinator, Penrith City Council.
Applications close Fri 26 Jan.


Adoptive Carer Assessment & Training/Recruitment & Support Worker, Barnardos, St Marys/Penrith.
Applications close Fri 26 Jan.


Specialist Domestic Violence Positions, BMWHRC - Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Team, Lithgow.
Applications close Mon 22 Jan.


Teacher of Community Services, TAFE, Mount Druitt.
Applications close Tues 23 Jan.


Local Coordination PoInt Intake & Referral Officer, Western Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, Penrith Women's Health Centre.
Applications close Thurs 25 Jan.


Advocacy WorkerWestern Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, Penrith Women's Health Centre.
Applications close Thurs 25 Jan.


Office Administrator, Penrith Women's Health Centre, Penrith.
Applications close Thurs 25 Jan.


Children & Parenting Program Coordinator, Penrith City Council.
Applications close Fri 26 Jan.


Adoptive Carer Assessment & Training/Recruitment & Support Worker, Barnardos, St Marys/Penrith.
Applications close Fri 26 Jan.


Case Worker, ASCO, Mt Druitt.
Applications close Sun 28 Jan.


Advocacy & Referral Officer, St Vincent de Paul Society, Mount Druitt.
Applications close Sun 28 Jan.


Mental Health Clinician, NSW Health - SMHSOP Community, Nepean Blue Mountains.
Applications close Sun 28 Jan.


Family & Carer Coordinator, NSW Health - Mental Health Service, Nepean Blue Mountains.
Applications close Sun 28 Jan.


Multicultural Health Project Officer, NSW Health, Nepean Hospital.
Applications close Sun 28 Jan.


Senior Project Officer, Leep NGO, Penrith.
Applications close Mon 29 Jan.


Team Leader (Family Support Programs), Bridging the Gap, based in St Marys.
Applications close Mon 29 Jan.


Centre Manager, Little Eagles, Richmond.
Applications close Mon 29 Jan.


Assistant Educator, Greenwood, Katoomba.
Applications close Wed 31 Jan.


Aftercare Worker, Lives Lived Well, Katoomba & Lithgow.
Applications close Wed 31 Jan.


Client Engagement Consultant - LEEP,  yourtown, St Marys.
Applications close Wed 31 Jan.


Caseworker - Youth Hope Program, Nepean Community & Neighbourhood Services, Penrith area.
Applications close Tues 6 Feb.


Children's Services Manager, YMCA NSW, St Marys.
Applications close Sun 11 Feb.


Support Facilitator - Mental Health (PIR), Marathon Health, Blue Mountains.
Applications close Mon 12 Feb.


Case Worker - Family & Community Violence, Barnardos, Cranebrook, Penrith.
Applications close Thurs 15 Feb.


Support Worker, Northcott, Penrith.
Applications close Mon 19 Feb.


Disability Support Workers, NSW Family & Community Services, Nepean Blue Mountains.  
Applications close Wed 28 Feb 2018.


Casual Childcare Educators & Early Childhood Teachers, NSW Health - Somerset Cottage, Nepean Hospital.  
Applications close Tues 10 Jul 2018.


Response Officer, Anglicare, Mt Druitt.
No advertised closing date.


Administration Officer OOSH (Aboriginal Identified), KARI Aboriginal Foster Care, Penrith.
No advertised closing date.


OSHC Coordinator, YMCA, St Marys.
No advertised closing date.


Community Officer (Aboriginal identified), SecondBite, Penrith.
No advertised closing date.


Family Advisor - Domestic/Family Violence, Western Sydney Family Referral Team, Mt Druiitt (or Rouse Hill).
No advertised closing date.


Family Advisor (Aboriginal Identified), Western Sydney Family Referral Team, Mt Druitt (or Rouse Hill).
No advertised closing date.


Child Protection Caseworkers, NSW FACS, statewide vacancies.
No advertised closing date.


Child Protection Caseworkers - JIRT, NSW FACS, statewide vacancies.
No advertised closing date.


Aboriginal Child Protection Caseworkers, NSW FACS, statewide vacancies.
No advertised closing date.


Social Worker/Child Welfare, Connecting Families, Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Mental Health ClinicianAHP, Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Senior Clinician - Youth Early Psychosismental health support organisation, Mt Druitt & Parramatta.
No advertised closing date.


Crisis Support Worker, Zest Care, Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Contact Support Worker, Axia Solutions P/L, Lithgow.
No advertised closing date.


Peer Workers, Flourish Australia, Penrith.
No advertised closing date.


Enabler (ECT or Social Worker), SDN, Penrith.
No advertised closing date.


Early Childhood Early Intervention Service Delivery Professional, Lifestart, St Marys. 
No advertised closing date.


Childcare Field Coordinator, Family Day Care Services, based in St Marys.
No advertised closing date.


Childcare Educator, BRC Child Care, Penrith.
No advertised closing date.


Traineeship - Cert III, Child Care Centre, Warrimoo.
No advertised closing date.


OSHC Educators, Sherpa Kids, Glenbrook.
No advertised closing date.


Early Childhood Teacher (Part time), Randstad, Blaxland.
No advertised closing date.


Casual Educator, Uniting Kids Care, Springwood.
No advertised closing date.


Centre Director / Early Childhood Teacherprivately owned child care centre, Leura.
No advertised closing date.


Early Childhood Teacher, Randstad, Katoomba.
No advertised closing date.


Early Education Teachers, Kiddie Academy, Blue Mountains & Central West.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Care, Bannister In Home Care, Windsor.  
No advertised closing date.


Aged/Disability Support Worker, Southern Cross, Woodford.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Worker, Drake Mendox, Penrith.
No advertised closing date.


Community Support Workers, Meditech Staffing, Richmond & Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Disability & Aged Care Support Workers, Qualified Carers, Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Workers, Global Care Staff, Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Worker, Greystanes Disability Services, Leura.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Worker, Southern Cross, Hazelbrook.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Workers, Just Better Care, Katoomba area.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Workers, Qualified Carers, Katoomba.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Workers, Edmen, Katoomba.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Workers, Kirinari, Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Community Support Workers, Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre, Upper Blue Mountains.
No advertised closing date.


Disability Support Workers, Southern Cross, Lithgow.
No advertised closing date.


 

 

Community Development Workers Network

About the Group

The Community Development Workers Network is a forum for community development workers in community organisations.

Purpose/Goals

The Network provides a networking opportunity for community development workers in the local community sector.

Activities

The Network provides a networking opportunity for community development to share information, solve problems, coordinate activities, undertake joint projects and provide peer support.

Meetings

How often: The Community Development Workers Network meets quarterly.

Where: Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 9 New Street, Lawson.

Who can attend: The Group is open to all Community Development Workers working in community organisations across the Blue Mountains and Lithgow.

Contact

For more information about the Blue Mountains Community Development Workers Network, meetings and how to join, contact Judith Hawkes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Danielle Wilding-Forbes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blue Mountains Finance Workers Group

About the Group

Blue Mountains Finance Workers Group is a forum for Finance Officers and Bookkeepers working in community organisations.

Purpose/Goals

The Group provides a networking opportunity for finance workers in the local community sector to share information and solve problems.

Activities

The Group discusses and provides support on topics such as taxation, use of MYOB, FBT, and other issues specific to community and not-for-profit organisations. Membership includes access to the group-wide mailing list to provide support, contact and information between meetings.

Meetings

How often: The Blue Mountains Finance Workers Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every 3rd month. 

Where: Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 9 New Street, Lawson.

Who can attend: The Group is open to all Finance Workers working in community organisations across the Blue Mountains and Lithgow.

Contact

For more information about the Blue Mountains Finance Workers Group, meetings and how to join, contact Sue Jaques at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Elaine Cameron at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Postal Address

Blue Mountains Finance Workers Group – Attention: Sue Jaques
C/- Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre
PO Box 197
KATOOMBA NSW 2780

Blue Mountains People for Reconciliation and Australians for Native Title & Reconciliation (BM ANTaR) 

Australians for Native Title & ReconciliationAbout the Group

Blue Mountains People for Reconciliation/BMANTaR is a group of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Blue Mountains residents. The group supports the work of local Aboriginal Groups including BM Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre, Gundungurra Tribal Council, Gunar Aboriginal Educational Consultative Group and Darug Tribal Corporation.

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Purpose/Goals

Blue Mountains People for Reconciliation/BMANTaR meet to discuss and take action on a broad range of issues relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, locally and at a state and national level.

Activities

Issues include recognition of the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; supporting local schools to access Aboriginal art, culture and language programs and resources; challenging racism; supporting the annual Sharing the Journey Elders lunch and lobbying on issues raised by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Meetings

How often: Blue Mountains People for Reconciliation/BMANTaR meet from 1pm to 3pm on the 3rd Friday of each month from February to November.

Where: MCRN Meeting Room, Lawson.

Who can attend: The group is always open to new members and all BMCI members are invited to attend BMP4R/BMANTaR meetings or join our email list. 

How to get involved

New members are always welcome.

Contact

For more information about the Blue Mountains People for Reconciliation and/or how to join, please contact Lyn Bevington on 4758 6811 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..