Women in Work

A mobile childcare service tailored to your needs

Women in Work is a certified social enterprise that provides a flexible mobile childcare service for organisations that support parents and families.

We know that a lack of childcare excludes many parents from accessing essential programs and services such as attending legal appointments, health information sessions, family violence support, and education and training opportunities.

Our qualified, professional childcare workers travel to your venue and provide childcare for children of all ages, allowing your clients to focus on their session.

Operating as a social enterprise, Women in Work employs childcare certified migrant and refugee women who are experiencing barriers to employment as our childcare workers. All profits from Women in Work directly support their training, skill development, and pathways to employment.

Our service offering

  • Individually tailored service
  • Flexible childcare arrangements
  • Childcare for all ages
  • Assessment of venue
  • Professional experienced staff
  • Multicultural and bilingual staff
  • Toys and equipment
  • Set up and pack up
  • 7 days a week, after hours, public holidays
  • Regulatory compliance

Our childcare workers

Our childcare workers hold the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • Certificate 3 Child Services
  • Level 2 First Aid, CPR and Anaphylaxis
  • Police and Working with Children Checks
  • Do Food Safely Certificate

Our childcare workers are fully vaccinated and have booster shots. In addition, all of our workers are bilingual and can provide services in languages other than English if required.

Delivery sites

We deliver mobile childcare services across Metropolitan Melbourne. Please note that we charge a travel premium for services delivered more than 15 kilometres from our location in Epping, Melbourne.

Indicative price list

We charge an hourly rate determined by the number of childcare workers contracted. The numbers of children indicated in brackets are a guide only.

A minimum booking of 2 hours is required for week day sessions. A minimum of 3 hours is required for weekend sessions.

Bookings for locations greater than 15 kilometres one way from our office in Epping will incur a distance premium.

An additional 30 minutes for set up and pack down time may be charged on top of required session hours.

Number of workers Mon – Fri,

8am to 6pm

Mon – Fri,

6pm to 10pm

Sat + Sun,

8am to 10pm

Public holidays,

8am to 10pm

1 worker

$55/hour +GST (1-4 children) $62/hour +GST (1-4 children) $100/hour +GST (1-4 children) $150/hour +GST (1-4 children)
2 workers $110/hour +GST (5-8 children) $124/hour +GST (5-8 children) $200/hour +GST (5-8 children)

$300/hour +GST (5-8 children)

3 workers

$165/hour +GST (9-15 children) $186/hour +GST (9-15 children) $300/hour +GST (9-15 children) $450/hour +GST (9-15 children)

Information and bookings

Women in Work Booking Details

Fill the form below indicating the booking you need. We will get back to you within two working days in response to your booking request. For urgent enquiries, please email

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  • Ratio of Workers to Children: 1 worker to 4 children (If there are 2 or more babies, under 12 months, in the 4 we automatically book 2 workers.)

For further information, please contact the Women in Work team at or 03 9401 6666.