Membership Services

Membership Overview

Parents At Work partner with organisations to develop and deliver services that improve work-life balance and gender equality outcomes by:

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Designing a best practice parental leave policy
and flexible work policy

that support work-life integration

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Providing manager education and training

online learning and on demand support to assist managers with parental leave transition and flexible working

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Providing research, thought leadership and employee insights

on work life wellbeing to HR teams

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Delivering work-life wellbeing learning

workshops, webinars and podcasts for employees and leaders

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Delivering parental leave transition support

through communications, training and parental leave coaching services for mums, dads and carers

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Delivering an online Work + Family Hub

providing toolkits, videos and extensive resources for working families

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Connecting employees to our network

of career management, parenting, childcare, elder care and wellbeing experts

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Endorsing and recognising your organisation

be recognised as a ‘family-friendly employer’

Work + Family Solutions for Employers, HR, Managers and Employees 

We work in partnership with local and global organisations to implement best practice policy and deliver education services for working families – for parents, carers, managers and HR teams.

Your organisation can choose to join as an Employer Member and extend support to employees and leaders in your organisation via our Individual Membership options.

Employer Membership Inclusions

Being an Employer Member of Parents At Work provides your workplace with a range of benefits and services to embed best practice family friendly work practices, enhance work life balance and achieve gender equality outcomes.  We partner with you to create a family friendly strategy and action plan for your organisation so you can be recognised as an Employer of Choice.

Employer Members have access to:

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE FOR FAMILIES

We advise HR teams on how to develop a Family Friendly Workplace strategy, recommendations and action plan so your organisation can be recognised as an employer of choice for families.

THE EMPLOYER HUB

The Employer Hub is an interactive portal that gives employers instant access to best practice policy guides and toolkits, the latest market research, thought leadership driven events, an online forum to connect with your member network, an employer focused podcast and more. Find out more about the Employer Hub here.

POLICY REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT

We will review the effectiveness of existing parental leave, flexible work and other family friendly workplace policies and processes against best practice and minimum standards.

NETWORKING & EVENTS

As an Employer Member, we provide priority access to Parents At Work employer webinars and roundtables with guest speakers and experts. Your employees and leaders can also attend general group webinars on managing the work-family juggle – with special delivery for COVID-19 response.

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GIVING BACK

As a member of Parents At Work, your organisation is giving back. We donate time and funding towards important research, gender equality and family advocacy initiatives and contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Individual Membership Inclusions (For Your People)

Whether you are looking to support one employee only or build an organisation wide program, Parents At Work can meet your needs.

Member Features

Work + Family Solutions for Employers, HR,
Managers and Employees 

We work in partnership with local and global organisations to implement best practice policy and
deliver education services for working families – for parents, carers, managers and HR teams.

For Organisations

  • Attract, engage and retain talent
  • Achieve recognition as a family friendly Employer
    of Choice
  • Improve gender equality
  • Enhance health & wellbeing of employees
  • Reduce unconscious bias and discrimination

For HR

  • Design and implement Family
  • Friendly Workplace practices
  • Review parental leave and
    flexible work policy
  • Develop best practice guides
  • Gain employee insights and
    measure work life engagement

For Managers

  • Manager Training - video guides
    and toolkit
  • Manager coaching 
  • The Work + Family Hub
  • Communicating to managers of
    parental leavers
  • Face to face training

For Employees

  • The Work + Family Hub
  • Parental leave transition toolkits and
    resources
  • Work Life Transition Coaching
  • THRIVE Masterclass
  • Webinars and Podcasts designed
    for dads, mums and carers

1 in 4 Employees

1 in 4 Employees

are actively looking or considering leaving their employer in the
next 12 months due to difficulties combining their job with family responsibilities

1 in 2 Women

1 in 2 Women

 and 1 in 4 men experience discrimination at work during pregnancy
and/or their return to work

57% of fathers

57% of fathers

state that their parental leave is “too short”

1 in 5 parents and carers

1 in 5 parents and carers

are not comfortable talking to their manager about the
need for work and family leave

Benefits

HOW WE PARTNER WITH YOU

Parents At Work collaborate with organisations to help set and deliver minimum benchmark standards, working to recognise your organisation as a Family Friendly Employer.

Through our partnership, your organisation will:

 

✓ Have an end-to-end parental and carer transition program that delivers a family friendly workplace culture.

✓ Promote gender equality by supporting and encouraging men and women to share in the caring while combining career and family life.

✓ Boost support for key leaders and managers, empowering them to make policy and programs a success

✓ Raise the awareness of unconscious bias and minimise legal risks associated with pregnancy and carer discrimination.

✓ Enhance your reputation as a Family Friendly Employer of Choice, attract the best talent, reduce the cost of staff turnover and increase levels of engagement.