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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


Program and Policy Director

Act for Peace is seeking a Program and Policy Director (PPD) to lead our dynamic team of specialists in the delivery of our overseas and domestic humanitarian and development work. Our new PPD will have senior leadership experience in international humanitarian and or development sectors and a strong track record of developing strategy, mobilising teams and resources, and operational management. While championing innovation they will maintain dedication to our accountability measures.

  • Senior leadership position with responsibility for our programs and policy work
  • Work with a motivated and experienced team
  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

Applications close: 9th July
For details, please download the Program and Policy Director Information Pack.
To apply, please click here.

Executive Officer, Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce

Act for Peace is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Executive Officer of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce. The ACRT’s Executive Officer will be a dynamic individual leading and coordinating a program of campaign and advocacy strategies agreed with the ACRT Steering Committee and Act for Peace. Our new EO will develop and implement relevant proactive and responsive campaigns, work with a wide range of stakeholders including government officials, church representatives and aligned campaigning bodies, manage pro-bono and paid consultants, engage in fundraising for the ACRT and complete administrative tasks as required.

  • Opportunity to create transformational change
  • Work with a motivated and experienced team
  • Contract 0.7 part-time permanent position to June 2019
  • Location: Melbourne or Sydney CBD

Applications close: 16th July
For more details and to apply, please click here.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Compliance Officer

Act for Peace is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (MEO) to play a key role in the Act for Peace (AfP) Effectiveness Team, which focuses on the development of effective systems and procedures to enable AfP’s work. The Effectiveness Team works to increase the effectiveness of AfP’s program work by ensuring relevant resources are in place to enable all members of AfP’s Programs and Policy Team to work according to agreed policies and procedures, to monitor, report on and learn from our work, to ensure adequate data management and to ensure we meet our compliance obligations. The MEO will support the Program Team in the roll out and implementation of performance effectiveness specifically monitoring, evaluation and learning and reports.

  • Opportunity to work with a leading humanitarian aid and development agency
  • Work with a motivated and experienced team
  • Full-time Position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

Applications close: 26th June
For more details and to apply, please click here.

Volunteer with us

View other ways you can join the Act for Peace team as an Intern or Volunteer.

Volunteering with us


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 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.