Vacancies

In the spirit of hope and peace, Caritas Australia works in partnership with some of the most disadvantaged members of our global community, regardless of ethnicity, gender and religion, to alleviate poverty and injustice.

Caritas Australia staff

Employment requirements 

To apply for a position with Caritas Australia, please ensure you:

  • Include a cover letter and resume with your application.
  • Address the Selection Criteria indicated in the Position Description. Only applications which address the Selection Criteria will be considered for our vacancies.
  • Provide details of two professional referees.

Applicant Information Kit

Caritas Australia has prepared an Applicant Information Kit to assist job applicants to prepare their applications. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the kit prior to submitting their application.

Successful applicants

If you’re offered a job with Caritas Australia you will be required to show an original of one of the following documents:

  • Australian citizen – birth certificate, passport, Australian citizenship certificate, evidentiary or declaratory certificate of Australian citizenship.
  • New Zealand citizen – passport.
  • Foreign Nationals (including Commonwealth citizens eg. British, Canadians) – Visa and/or entry permit in the passport or a certificate of Evidence of Resident Status, issued by the Department of Immigration.

Employment screening is mandatory for all staff, contractors and volunteers. This may include a criminal record check and/or a working with children check.

All staff, contractors and volunteers are required to comply with the 100-point proof of identity which is similar to that required when opening a bank account.

Caritas Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Caritas Australia welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for all advertised positions.

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care and respect.

Read more about careers at Caritas Australia.


Current vacancies

Digital Development Coordinator

  • Leading international Aid and Development Agency
  • Full-time, permanent role, based in Alexandria, Sydney
  • A pivotal role in growing our digital and online presence

Our organisation

Caritas Australia is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia. We work in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Pacific and Australia to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. We envisage a world in which children, women and men most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice are agents of their own change and architects of their own development.

Your role

Is focused on delivering innovative solutions for our web platforms. You will also:

  • Utilize your technical skills to build online communities across our Digital channels
  • Actively engage in web development and projects that maximize brand recognition
  • Troubleshoot web issues and maintain digital platforms
  • Optimise digital platforms for user engagement and return on investment

Your capabilities

Your energy, creativity and expertise in the digital landscape will be matched by your:

  • Extensive experience in managing Digital/Web development projects from the initial stage to the finished user experience
  • Excellent knowledge in Content Management Systems, HTML and Cascading Style Sheets
  • Ability to multi-task, meet competing deadlines and manage project-related budgets
  • High level competence in web strategies and online technical skills
  • Experience in online editing, use of Photoshop and other online tools/software

How to apply for this role

To enquire about this role, please contact Marta Carvalho on +61 2 8306 3103.

To apply for the role, please view the full Position Description. Please send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB on Friday 02 February 2018.

Applications must specify Residency or Work Visa Status and include a CV and a Cover Letter which addresses the Selection Criteria set out in the Position Description.

Caritas Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Caritas Australia welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for all advertised positions.

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care and respect. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (WWCC).


Recruitment and Administration Specialist

  • Sydney-based, full-time, permanent role - immediate start
  • Highly respected international aid agency

Our organisation

Caritas Australia is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia. We work in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Pacific and Australia to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. We envisage a world in which children, women and men most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice are agents of their own change and architects of their own development.

Ideally, as our Recruitment and Administration Specialist, you will genuinely enjoy working with people, multi-tasking, taking ownership for the work you do and, helping to shape the Caritas culture.

Your role

You will be primarily responsible for managing the Caritas Australia recruitment and on-boarding processes. Your focus includes:

  • Managing the end-to-end recruitment process including advertising and guiding our Hiring Managers through the recruitment process
  • Supporting workforce planning processes including drafting and evaluating Position Descriptions and providing advice on structural changes
  • Providing advice on employee entitlements
  • Maintaining databases and metrics to inform strategic HR analysis and decisions
  • Providing high quality administrative support to the People and Culture Team

Your capabilities

For this role, your capabilities and experience will include:

  • Demonstrated experience in effectively managing recruitment processes
  • Well-developed communication, administration and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft programs including Work, PowerPoint and Excel
  • The ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member
  • An understanding of and willingness to work within the Catholic ethos

How to apply for this role

For enquiries, please contact Steve McNab on (02) 8306 3404. To apply, view the full Position Description and the Applicant Information Kit, then email your application to steve.mcnab@caritas.org.au by Friday 19 January 2018.

Applications must specify residency or work visa status and include your CV, cover letter and responses to the Selection Criteria set out in the Position Description.

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Record Check.

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Record Check.