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

DEML Coordinator - CAN DO Coordination Unit

  • Contract up to 30 June 2022
  • Part-time job share role 3 days per week
  • Generous salary packaging and benefits
  • This job share role in conjunction with the partner role is key in the Design, Monitoring and Evaluation of all programs to maximise disaster management and community resilience impact and results.

Your role

As part of the CAN DO Coordination Unit, the DMEL Coordinator job share role will: 

  • Participate in the DFAT Australian Humanitarian Partnership’s Support Unit (AHP SU) MEL Working Group to influence their MEL frameworks and ensure CAN DO alignment with the new five year DFAT Pacific Capability Fund requirements.
  • Coordinate the consortium’s annual planning and consolidate reporting of results and impact through an annual report to donors and stakeholders.
  • Develop and contribute to consortium proposals with a focus on design and MEL and ensure quality reporting of results and impact to members and donors.

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive in the DMEL Coordinator job share role if you have:

  • Creativity and a desire to work in an exciting job share role, within a flexible team and with a culturally diverse group of people and members.
  • Ability to broker key consortium relationships to promote a culture of respect, integrity and professionalism within the Christian ethos of the consortium.
  • Demonstrated experience in DMEL with a solid understanding of humanitarian standards and their implementation, preferably in the Pacific.
  • Objective critical analysis with a high attention to detail to draw accurate conclusions that consider contextual, cultural and local partnership issues.
  • Experience coordinating evaluations, research and learning initiatives across organisations, academic institutions and networks.

How to apply for this role

To apply for this role, please view the full Position Description. and send your application to jobs@caritas.org.au  by COB Monday 14 October 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and channel through which you found the ad (e.g. DMEL Coordinator – CAN DO Coordination Unit via Catholic Jobs Online).

Applications must include:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter including residency or work visa status
  • A separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Descriptio

For further information please contact Geoff Shepherd on 0427 386 632

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant criminal record checks.

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care and respect. If this position requires a relevant Working with Children Check, it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to obtain their own Working with Children Check prior to commencement of work.

Program Effectiveness Coordinator

  • Supports the International Programs (IP) Team deliver, capture and communicate outcomes and impact across different scales
  • Generous salary packaging and benefits
  • Full-time, ongoing role based in Sydney

Your role

As Program Effectiveness Coordinator, your role will involve:

  • Coordinating the rollout and reporting on Caritas Australia’s Integral Human Development (IHD) Effectiveness Framework and IHD Indicator Bank across the International Programs Team
  • Chairing DMEL Community of Practice (CoP), working with DMEL Coordinators and other relevant program staff to drive improved DMEL practices
  • Leading Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) annual planning process for IP Team in conjunction with Regional DMEL Coordinators

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive as the Program Effectiveness Coordinator if you have:

  • Extensive international development experience and proven track record of assessing program outcomes and impact at scale in a medium to large organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including policy writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and facilitate change across multiple and cross-cultural stakeholder groups
  • Exceptional conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to develop a wide range of innovative tools and approaches to promote new ways of working

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 15 October 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Program Effectiveness Coordinator via LinkedIn)

Applications must:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter including residency or work visa status
  • A separate document addressing the Selection Criteria which is set out in the Position Description

For further information please contact Maria Prescilla on 0408 149258

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

The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant criminal record checks 

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care and respect. If this position requires a relevant Working with Children Check, it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to obtain their own Working with Children Check prior to commencement of work