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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

Marketing Executive – Non-traditional Audiences

  • Act for Peace is a dynamic humanitarian aid and development agency
  • Workplace benefits:
    • Flexible working hours
    • Salary packaging option
    • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Be part of an experienced and friendly team of professionals
  • Permanent, full-time
  • Location: Sydney CBD

This is a new and exciting role in the Individual Giving Team.

Since launching the Ration Challenge, one of Australia’s leading peer to peer fundraising events in 2014, more than 80,000 people have spent an entire week eating the exact same rations as a refugee to raise money and awareness for communities affected by conflict and disaster around the world. This incredible community of people are passionate about change, and are motivated to do more.

In this crucial role, you’ll work alongside the Head of Individual Giving to grow and develop new opportunities for this audience to make an even bigger difference in the world. You’ll be building on the great results achieved so far through crowdfunding and regular giving conversion campaigns, and you’ll help bring a new regular giving product, still in the ideation phase to market. As well as providing this audience with new ways to give, you’ll drive the on-boarding and ongoing engagement for this incredible group of people who want to be part of the change they want to see in the world in new and different ways than our traditional supporter base has in the past.

You’ll be working as part of a motivated and experienced team – and you’ll be putting your passion for global justice into action and make a difference where it’s needed most in the world.

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Sydney CBD office. The salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Please download the candidate information pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: 20 July 2020

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.



Project Director, Emergency Action Alliance

  • Opportunity to lead the development of a vital, new emergency response consortia
  • Fixed Term (three years) full-time (part time of .8fte will be considered)
  • Competitive salary appropriate to the sector, with salary packaging offered
  • Located in Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra

Today, our world is experiencing more disasters, in more complex environments, than ever before. Disaster affected communities need help, and Australians want to respond.

The Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) is committed to mobilising the Australian public’s response to the world’s largest disasters through a coordinated appeals mechanism. 17 top Australian humanitarian agencies have joined together for the first time to provide an appeal mechanism which simplifies giving for the Australian public, increasing trust, funding and program outcomes for affected communities.

We are seeking an experienced Project Director to lead us through the next phase of development; from minimum viable project to fully functioning launch. The role provides opportunities for you to show you are a dynamic, committed, proactive leader motivated by working with a small team. You have proven ability to communicate your vision to a broad range of stakeholders, drawing on your humanitarian and fundraising expertise.

For more information and to apply for this role, please click here: https://act-for-peace.workable.com/jobs/1372850. You will be taken to an Act for Peace site as the EAA member agency managing the recruitment process. Please provide:

  • Your CV
  • Statement against selection criteria
  • A completed copy of the Application form

Deadline for applications: Sunday 12th July 2020.




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Give a gift that will make a lasting difference.