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

Philanthropy Lead

  • Use your relationship skills to drive fundraising
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Full time, permanent role based in Sydney

Your role

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

  • Developing a strategic plan for major giving that will drive growth and ensure a sustainable donor pipeline.
  • Engaging with existing and prospective key supporters
  • Researching opportunities amongst high net worth individuals, corporates and Catholic organisations
  • Working with internal teams to create marketing and communications materials
  • Building, developing and supporting your team to grow their portfolios

Your Capabilities 

You will thrive as the Philanthropy Lead if you have:

  • Skills in relationship management, pipeline development and influencing
  • Great communication ability within and outside the organisation
  • Proficiency in analysing, monitoring and evaluating fundraising campaigns and have experience with using databases

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 13 September 2019 with a subject line which indicates the role title and the channel through which you found this job (e.g. Philanthropy Lead 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 Sharnelle Magee on 0418 246 739.

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

A national criminal history check will be conducted for all employees. For individuals who are dual citizens or who have lived for 12 months or longer overseas in the past five years, an international criminal history check will also be required.

Caritas Australia recognises the personal dignity and rights of children towards whom it has a special responsibility and duty of care and respect. 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 1 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