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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.

 

Head of Fundraising  


You’re an experienced fundraising leader with a track record of success. Strategic, creative and with an eye for detail, you’re looking for a broad and challenging role filled with opportunities to grow and achieve outstanding results. Most of all, you’re looking for a position that will enable you to put your passion for global justice into action and inspire your team to make a difference where it’s needed most in the world.
 
  • Lead our fundraising team
  • Be part of an experienced, award winning department
  • Permanent position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

For details, please download the Head of Fundraising Info Pack

Applications close: 9am, Monday 6th March. Click here to apply
 
 

Digital Marketing Executive  


You’re an experienced digital specialist with a track record of success. You’re looking for a creative, broad and challenging role in which you can take real ownership over your work and see tangible results. Most of all, you’re looking for a position that will give you the opportunity to use your digital skills to make a real difference to the lives of others.
 
  • Lead our digital marketing and communications work
  • Be part of an experienced team
  • Permanent position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

For details , please download the Digital Marketing Executive Info Pack

Applications close: 9am, Monday 6th March. Click here to apply
 
 

Executive Director - Sydney CBD  


Right now, an opportunity exists for an Executive Director to lead and interpret the vision and mission of Act for Peace as an expression of the life of Christ and the ecumenical Christian witness for peace. Reporting to the Act for Peace Commission through the Chair, your role will be providing leadership to a creative and dynamic team of 33 people, and to the Commission of Act for Peace in the development of the vision and program of the NCCA’s international aid and development agency.

Key to your success will be inspiring and motivating Act for Peace staff, Commission and NCCA Member churches. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong, positive and enduring stakeholder, volunteer and partner relationships. As the ideal applicant, you will have:
 
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline
  • A clear appreciation of and involvement in the life of the member churches of the NCCA
  • A deep commitment to and experience in aid and development related activities
  • Senior management and leadership in a complex aid and development related organisation preferably in the faith/church based not for profit development sector
  • People management skills with a demonstrated ability to inspire, develop and manage diverse teams and complex stakeholder relationships
  • Experience in the development and implementation of a strategic plan
  • Experience in leading, developing and managing a similar organisation with complex compliance obligations, including financial and policy management
  • Confidence in public speaking and public presentation
  • High level networking and relationship building skills

For details and to apply, please contact Malcolm Duncan – The Insight Group on (02) 9233 3711 for further discussion or send your details to: search9@insgroup.com.au.

 

Design and Resource Development Consultancy  


We require the assistance of a suitably qualified consultant or organisation to assist in helping with reviewing feedback from Community Based Protection (CBP) training, and developing and designing a revised resource that can be used to conduct CBP activities. It is expected that the successful candidate/s will have experience in writing, editing, and illustration and be able to provide expertise in options for layout and design that will best meet program needs and budget constraints.
 
  • Assist in the design and development of community based protection resources and tools
  • Short term consultancy role
  • Location: home based

For details and to apply, please download the Design and Resource Development Consultancy Info Pack

Please contact +61 484 626 248 to discuss this role. Applications should be sent to trobinson@actforpeace.org.au by 5pm, Friday 24th of February 2017.  
 
 

Relationship Fundraising Coordinator  


You’re 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.
 
  • Use your relationship management skills to make a real difference
  • Work with an award winning fundraising team
  • Permanent, part-time position (0.6 FTE)
  • Location: Melbourne CBD

For details and to apply, please download the Relationship Fundraising Coordinator Info Pack

Applications should be sent to jobs@actforpeace.org.au by Monday 9th January, 2017.

 

Change Management Support Officer  


The Change Management Support Officer will play a key role in providing day to day operational support to the Policy and Programs Department (PPD) in Act for Peace. Act for Peace has an established and experienced programs team going through a change management process that require support in the effective and efficient oversight of initiatives to improve organisational and team improvement. This is a new fixed term position that requires someone to provide timely, efficient and reliable coordination support to PPD management team (PPM) to carry out work plan priorities during a time of organisational change.
 
  • Opportunity to create transformational change
  • Work with an experienced team
  • Full-time fixed term position (6 months)
  • Location: Sydney CBD

For more information regarding this role, please download the Change Management supporter officer information pack.

To apply, please email jobs@actforpeace.org.au with a 2-4 page covering letter addressing the above Selection Criteria and your resume before 9pm, Friday 27th January 2017.

Please contact Susan Lorenzo on 02-8259-0831 or at slorenzo@actforpeace.org.au, if you have any queries.  

   

Protection Team Leader  


The Protection Team Leader (PTL) will play a key role in leading a small but dynamic Protection Team within the Programs and Policy Department (PPD) of Act for Peace (AfP). Under its 2016-18 Strategic Plan, AfP has three operational plans. The PTL will be responsible for implementing AfP’s Operational Plan on Protection, managing program coordinators working with partners designing and implementing protection programs, providing technical support on protection to staff implementing AfP’s Operational Plan on Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response and its Operational Plan on Sustainable Development and overseas program partners.
 
  • Opportunity to lead Act for Peace’s (AfP) Protection Team
  • Work with an experienced team
  • Full-time position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

For more information regarding this role, please download the Protection Team Leader Information Pack

To apply, please email jobs@actforpeace.org.au and cc to jthomson@actforpeace.org.au with a 2-4 page covering letter addressing each of the Selection Criterias and your resume before 1 February, 2017.

 

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More ways to take action

You can help prevent children like Maala being born with chronic illnesses by helping pregnant women stay healthy and nourished in the first place.

Take the Act for Peace Ration Challenge and eat the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week (June 2017). 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.