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Work at Act for Peace

Act for Peace employs people from all backgrounds who are dedicated to assisting communities affected by poverty and conflict. If you’re passionate about tackling injustice and helping communities torn apart by war and poverty, we’d love to hear from you. Have a look at our latest jobs and internship vacancies below.

Please note, our head office is located in Sydney, though we do have some staff located in offices around Australia. We are committed to the protection of children and we do not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks. 

View Act for Peace's Child Protection Policy here and all other policies visit the Act for Peace Policies area.

Positions Vacant


Key Relationships Fundraising Coordinator

Act for Peace are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced relationship builder with a track record of achieving significant income growth in fundraising, sales or business development. You’re confident engaging with senior stakeholders, enjoy ‘making the ask’ and get a buzz from seeing results. You’re looking for a creative, broad and challenging role in which you can take ownership of your work. And most of all, you’re looking for a position that will give you the opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference to the lives of others.

In this face to face role, you will have the chance to meet inspiring people every day, taking ownership of delivering Act for Peace’s fundraising strategy within Victoria. You’ll be focused on driving significant fundraising growth with our most generous supporters: managing relationships with our most engaged churches, our bequestors and major givers.

While Victoria will be your focus state, you’ll also play an important role managing relationships with our most important supporters and churches in Tasmania, South Australia, and some in Western Australia.

  • Use your relationship management skills to make a real difference
  • Work with an ambitious and experienced team
  • Permanent, part-time position (0.6 FTE)
  • Location: Melbourne CBD

Applications close: 9am, Monday 21st of August
For details, please download the Key Relationships Fundraising Coordinator Information Pack.
To apply, please click here.

Country Program Coordinator - Vanuatu

Act for Peace is currently looking for a Country Program Coordinator, to be based in Port Vila. The focus of the role is to oversee the coordination of Act for Peace partnership and grant management administration in Vanuatu.

The Country Program Coordinator will manage partner relationships in-country through a well-defined partnership model that emphasises mutual learning and respect, strengthening organisational and program management capacity and relationship building.

The position will work closely to support successful development and implementation of projects through work-planning, monitoring and reporting in accordance with agreed milestones and grant agreements.

This includes one current partner (Vanuatu Christian Council) and the following current programs:

  • Vanuatu Church Partnership Program (VCPP)
  • Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CbDRM)
  • Church Agency Network Disaster Operations (CAN DO)
  • Proteksen blong Pikinini (Community-based Child Protection)

As Act for Peace country program focal point in Vanuatu the position will:

  • Provide program oversight, mentoring and management support to Act for Peace funded programs in Vanuatu;
  • Represent Act for Peace in Vanuatu for donor liaison and in relevant national forums and networks.
  • Work directly with the Vanuatu Christian Council (VCC) staff to support day to day project cycle management including work planning, monitoring and reporting;
  • Ensure Act for Peace program accountability processes and procedures are implemented;
  • Represent Act for Peace in Vanuatu for donor liaison and in relevant national forums and networks.

Applications close: Tuesday 24th of October
For details, please download the Information Pack - Country Program Coordinator (Vanuatu).
To apply, please click here.

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More ways to take action

Right now, children are starving to death in South Sudan. Please give an urgent gift today to halt this famine before it kills even more children.

Take the Act for Peace Ration Challenge and eat the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week (June 2018). Raise money to support refugees who have lost everything, and challenge perspectives – including your own.

Right now, thousands of innocent people are fleeing Syria every day to protect their families from bloodshed, violence and death. We need your support to provide emergency relief packs to the families fleeing in Syria.