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ChildFund Australia is an independent international development organisation working to reduce poverty for children in developing communities. Our mission is to partner to create communities and systems change, which enables vulnerable children and young people, in all their diversity, to assert and realise their rights.
We directly manage offices and implement programs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Vietnam, while also implementing & supporting projects delivered by partner organisations throughout Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Join us in realising our vision of a world without poverty where all children and young people can say: "I am safe. I am educated. I contribute. I have a future."
As the Disaster Risk Reduction & Emergency Response Advisor (DRR & ER), you will be responsible for providing technical policy and program advice in disaster risk management (DRM), climate change adaptation (CCA), and emergency preparation and response to strengthen ChildFund Australia’s programming.
You will be a member of our International Programs Team (IPT), and work in cooperation with our Country Offices, ChildFund Alliance members, and local partners to ensure ChildFund Australia’s DRM programming remains of a high quality and continues to meet the protection and assistance needs of at-risk and affected children.
This is a full-time, 12-month contract role, based in Surry Hills, Sydney.
And, to help our staff maintain a healthy work-life balance, ChildFund Australia encourages discussions about flexible working arrangements (including working-from-home arrangements etc.)
Key duties of the role
Qualifications & Experience
Desirable Qualifications & Experience
Working at ChildFund Australia
As a valued member of ChildFund Australia, you will join an ambitious, passionate and collaborative team unlike anywhere else, and your contribution will be valued in many ways, including through:
An attractive and fair remuneration package aligned with employment conditions and laws, and benchmarked against the local market to ensure we offer competitive employment conditions appropriate to our sector
Flexible working arrangements, allowing you to maintain a healthy and sustainable work-life balance
A hybrid working model allowing you more flexibility in the ways you work
Salary packaging benefits that allow us to reimburse you for some personal expenses without having to pay some tax normally payable
Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Uprise, which gives you access to assistance for personal, family, mental health, and employment-related matters for you and your family, including free external, professional and confidential counselling assistance
Our learning & development approach that enables you to have the information, skills, and knowledge needed to excel at your role. We support staff in building their capacities though coaching, formal training, and online learning resources.
Department: International Programs Team
Location: ChildFund Australia, Level 8, 162 Goulburn Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Employment: Full time, 12-month contract (possibility of extension on review)
Reports to: Global Programs Director, Australia-Pacific & Emergency Response
Other Information: Must have full working rights in Australia.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Please contact email@example.com if you have any other questions.
ChildFund Australia believes in a global community where children are safe and can reach their full potential. We take extensive steps to safeguard children in any work done by our people, i.e., our staff, volunteers and interns, supporters, partners, board members, ambassadors and suppliers. We strive to keep children safe through child safe practices, and rigorously ensure we prevent, oppose, and combat all exploitation and abuse of children and vulnerable people. As part of this commitment, all people working with us will undergo relevant background checks before joining ChildFund Australia.
In line with our values, diversity of people and ideas is critical to our work and our success at ChildFund Australia. We strive for a team culture that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive. Childfund is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourages people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply for any vacancies.