ACFID jobs

Working at ACFID is much more than just a job - it’s a chance to join a community of like-minded individuals working together to end world poverty and injustice.

All applications should consist of a completed Application for Employment Form, Resume and Statement against the Selection Criteria.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please send your full application for the available role to [email protected] by the nominated time and date outlined in the job vacancy announcements below.

Current Vacancies

Humanitarian and Human Rights Advisor, Australian Council for International Development (2 year contract)

  • Do you want to make a difference in the world?
  • Do you have experiencing working in humanitarian policy and response? 
  • Do you have track record in advocating for human rights and using rights based approaches in your work?
  • Do you enjoy working in fast-paced team environments?

The Humanitarian and Human Rights Advisor is responsible for safeguarding and promoting the NGO sector’s role as effective humanitarian partners by developing, leading and implementing humanitarian policy and advocacy with and for the not-for-profit aid and development sector. The role holder also has a leadership function by acting as a focal point within ACFID for operational emergency response coordination at the Australia-level.

The salary range is between $70,912-$80,580 depending on skills and experience (additional fringe benefits tax concessions of $15,900) plus 9.5% superannuation.

The Position Description, selection criteria and Application for Employment Form are available at 

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. Applications will close on Sunday 5 June 2016 11:59pm AEST. A completed application must include: a CV, a Statement of Claims against the Selection Criteria, and an ACFID Employment Form. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Applications should be submitted to [email protected] .

For further information, please contact Joanna Pradela, Head of Policy and Advocacy, ACFID 02 6281 9221


Casual Register

Are you interested in working with ACFID? From time to time we have a requirement for casual staff for short-term administrative work in our Secretariat in Canberra. If you would like to be contacted about future opportunities, please complete the ACFID Employment Application Form and send it with your resume to