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.

Our organisation

Caritas Australia is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia. Through effective relationships with the Church, partners and communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Pacific and Australia, Caritas Australia helps to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Our programs promote the good of every person and of the whole person, regardless of people’s religious, political or cultural beliefs. 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.

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.

Caritas Australia staff

Successful applicants

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

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

Accountability and Management Standards Coordinator

  • Lead the agency’s effectiveness in demonstrating accountability and compliance
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Full-time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role

As part of the PEAL group, your role will involve:

  • Strengthening program management policies, guidelines, procedures and tools and coordinate the agency’s DFAT accreditation and other assessment processes
  • Developing materials and resources and providing training for staff and partners in relation to accountability and compliance requirements including fraud and terrorism financing.
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of the International Programs team’s risk management mechanism and register
  • Keeping up to date of accountability and compliance changes and identify challenges and opportunities to improve system and process for efficiency

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive in this role if you have:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy influencing and facilitating change across multiple and cross cultural stakeholder groups
  • Experience in managing organisational assessment processes
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and coaching skills

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Friday 31 May 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Accountability and Management Standards Coordinator via Ethical Jobs). 

Applications must:

  • Include a CV, Cover Letter
  • A separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description.
  • Specify residency or work visa status

For further information please contact Vivian Yemenian on 02 8306 3103.

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 relevant criminal record check. Additionally, as this role is designated as having contact with children, a Working with Children Check must be obtained by the successful candidate prior to commencing work.

 

Manager Asia Group

  • Lead the Asia team at a mission-driven international aid & development organisation
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Full-time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role

As part of the Asia Group, your role will involve:

  • Driving the development and implementation of Caritas Australia’s Asia strategy
  • Leading a team and developing their capabilities as well as ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of programs, partnerships and operations
  • Overseeing the group’s budget and seeking out new resources and opportunities for the Asia program and partners
  • Evaluating programs to maximise impact and contribute to Caritas’ mission

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive as the Manager Asia Group if you want to:

  • Lead a team in the international aid and development sector
  • Build strong lasting relationships with partners and other relevant stakeholders
  • Continually improve on the delivery of programs that make a difference in the lives of others

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Friday 24 May 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Manager Asia Group via Ethical Jobs). 

Applications must:

  • Include a CV, Cover Letter
  • A separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description.
  • Specify residency or work visa status

For further information please contact Rocky Naickar on 02 8306 3469.

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 relevant criminal record check. Additionally, as this role is designated as having contact with children, a Working with Children Check must be obtained by the successful candidate prior to commencing work.

 

Media Officer

  • Combine your passion for social justice with your experience in media communications
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible part-time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role

As part of the Communications team, your role will involve:

  • Development and distribution of engaging, influential audience targeted media packages across media sources such as print, social media, digital, television, niche and sector relevant media/publications
  • In collaboration with the Content Strategist Lead, resolve media inquiries; monitor and track media performance
  • Being a contact and support for agency staff for media relations, media training briefings and opinion pieces as delegated by the Content Strategist Lead.

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive as the Media Officer if you have:

  • Research, writing, editing experience to publication level across a range of channels and media packages
  • Proven ability in story telling: knowledge of what makes, how to find and how to tell a compelling story.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and are able to build, maintain and foster positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Wednesday 22 May 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Media Officer via Ethical Jobs). 

Applications must:

  • Include a CV, Cover Letter
  • A separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description.
  • Specify residency or work visa status

For further information please contact Nicole Clements on 02 8306 3490.

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 relevant criminal record check. Additionally, as this role is designated as having contact with children, a Working with Children Check must be obtained by the successful candidate prior to commencing work.

 

Program Coordinator – Pacific

  • Bring your International Humanitarian and Development experience into focus in this regional role
  • Generous salary packaging and benefits
  • Full-time, ongoing role based in Sydney

Your role

As part of the Humanitarian Emergencies Group your role will involve

  • Leading the development and implementation of initiatives that strengthen the capacity of CA staff and partners to better prepare for and respond to disasters in the Pacific
  • Strengthening preparedness and response functions of CA’s in-country offices and staff.
  • Providing technical advice on disaster risk management (DRM) and ensure that the principles of DRM are appropriately included in the design and implementation of programs supported by CA across the Pacific.

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive as the Program Coordinator Pacific if you are:

  • Understanding of issues related to development and humanitarian response in the Pacific region.
  • Experienced in working in the international humanitarian field with civil society and/or church partners with a strong focus on disaster risk management, programing and compliance.
  • Have highly developed verbal and written communication skills, cross cultural communication and ability to work collaboratively within a team.

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Friday 22 May 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Program Coordinator Pacific via LinkedIn). 

Applications must:

  • Include a CV, Cover Letter
  • A separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description.
  • Specify residency or work visa status

For further information please contact Melville Fernandez on 02 8306 3412.

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 relevant criminal record check. Additionally, as this role is designated as having contact with children, a Working with Children Check must be obtained by the successful candidate prior to commencing work.

 

Community Fundraising Relationship Specialist

  • Combine your passion for social justice with your experience in fundraising
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible part-time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role

As part of the Fundraising Group, your role will involve:

  • Driving community fundraising campaigns which will help grow supporters and generate income
  • Creating strategies to drive fundraising initiatives and accompanying marketing materials
  • Supporting new and existing relationships to support their supporter journey as fundraisers for Caritas
  • Supporting with the planning and delivery of the annual Women for the World (WFTW) campaign



Your Capabilities 

You will thrive as the Community Fundraising Relationship Specialist if you want to:

  • Put your passion for relationship building and fundraising into practice
  • Create and manage multiple campaigns and events, both online and offline
  • Work closely with a range of people with a drive to help make a difference

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Friday 10 May 2019.
with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Community Fundraising Relationship Specialist via EthicalJobs). 

Applications must specify residency or work visa status and include a CV, Cover Letter and a separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description. 

For further information please contact Viviane Piccinini on 02 8306 3120.

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.

 

Supporter Services Officer

  • Combine your passion for social justice with your background in customer service
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Full-time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role 

As part of the Supporter Services Group, your role will involve:

  • Providing high quality customer service through processing donations and responding to enquiries from our supporters
  • Maintaining the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database system
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks to support the wider team

 

Your Capabilities

You will thrive as the Supporter Services Officer if you:

  • Deliver exceptional customer service and strengthen relationships with donors and supporters in a high volume and fast paced environment
  • Love solving problems and are tech savvy
  • Have a passion for social justice

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Monday 3 June 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Supporter Services Officer via EthicalJobs).

Applications must specify residency or work visa status and include a CV, Cover Letter and a separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description. 

For further information please contact Shaun Carroll on 02 8306 3480.

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. 

 

Supporter Contact & Communications Officer

  • Combine your passion for social justice with your background in customer service
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Full-time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role 

As part of the Supporter Services Group, your role will involve:

  • Providing high quality customer service by responding to enquiries and feedback
  • Case management with supporters, donors, parishes, schools and the wider community
  • Producing summaries on supporter feedback for quality reporting to stakeholders
  • Maintaining the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database system

 

Your Capabilities

You will thrive as the Supporter Contact & Communications Officer if you:

  • Deliver exceptional customer service and strengthen relationships with donors and supporters in a high volume and fast paced environment
  • Love solving problems and are tech savvy
  • Have a passion for social justice

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Monday 3 June 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Supporter Contact & Communications Officer via EthicalJobs).

Applications must specify residency or work visa status and include a CV, Cover Letter and a separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description. 

For further information please contact, Shaun Carroll on 02 8306 3480.

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.


Diocesan Director Archdiocese of Sydney/Community Participation Leader - NSW/Eastern Region

  • Leading International Aid and Development Agency
  • Full-time, permanent role, with enhanced benefits package
  • Lead Caritas Australia's Project Compassion campaign and grow community support

Your role 

The Diocesan Director Archdiocese of Sydney/ Community Participation Leader – NSW/Eastern Region will promote social justice action in the Archdiocese and the wider community, through prayer, reflection, formation, community fundraising, education awareness, Advocacy and volunteering that promotes the work of Caritas Australia.

The role will develop and build strong relationships and partnerships with Senior Church leaders, Clergy,  other Religious Agencies, parishes, schools, universities, Diocesan Agencies, Diocesan Directors and the wider community in support of Caritas Australia's Mission.

Your Capabilities

You will thrive in this role if you have:

  • Significant experience working within a Church, Diocesan or Not-for-Profit (NFP) environment in a community relations, outreach, Parish or Social Ministry position.
  • High level ability to coordinate and support geographically dispersed stakeholders.
  • Deep desire to spread a mission of social justice – getting out of the office and into parishes, schools, and events.
  • An understanding of and ability to operate within established church structures and Catholic ethos.

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, view the full Position Description, and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au by COB Monday 27 May 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. DD/CPL Sydney via Cath News).

Applications must specify residency or work visa status and include a CV, Cover Letter and a separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description. 

For further information please contact, Father George on 0499 022 915.

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.