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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability


ACFID is the peak body for Australian NGOs involved in international development and humanitarian action.


ACFID works and engages with a range of strategic partners in addition to our members.


ACFID is governed by its Board, ACFID Council, and various expert and governance committees.


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Conference 2023

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18-19 October 2023

Meet our Members

The ACFID membership is comprised of Australian NGOs that actively work in the international aid and development sector.

Become a member

Joining ACFID means joining an experienced and powerful mix of like-minded organisations committed to good international development practice.

Membership types & fees

ACFID has two types of organisational membership: Full Membership and Affiliate Membership.

State of the Sector

The State of the Sector Report provides a comprehensive and robust analysis of the state of the Australian aid and development sector.

NGO Aid Map

ACFID’s NGO Aid Map allows the Australian public and stakeholders to explore the work of ACFID Members around the world.

Development Practice Committee

The DPC is an expert advisory group of development practitioners leading good practice within the sector.

Our Focus

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Federal Budget 23-24 Analysis

Facts and figures on how aid is presented in this year’s annual budget

Strategic Plan

ACFID prioritises a robust response to climate change and pressure on civil society in developing countries, as well as other key priorities.

Emergency Aid

ACFID Members provide vital life-saving assistance in the immediate aftermath of an emergency.

Climate Change

Action on climate change is one of ACFID’s highest priorities, as it is an existential threat to humanity and our development.

Civil Society

Civil societies are a cornerstone of regional stability and ensure that the voices of the marginalised are heard.

Supporting NGOS

Supporting NGOs as Valuable Partners.

Inclusive & locally led development

Walking the talk on inclusive development.

Humanitarian Action

Taking humanitarian action for those in greatest need.

Elevating Development

Elevating Development to the Heart of Australia’s International Engagement.


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Code of Conduct

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2022-23 ACFID Code of Conduct Review

The ACFID Code of Conduct is periodically reviewed to ensure it continues to reflect good practice and the needs of ACFID and its members.

Code of Conduct

The Code is a voluntary, self-regulatory industry code of good practice.

About the Code

Find out more about the Code of Conduct and how it operates.

Good Practice Toolkit

Overview and practical resources, and examples to support the implementation of the Code.

Spotlight on the Code

Provides a thematic ‘deep dive’ into each of the nine Quality Principles in the Code


This section outlines the responsibility to be taken by each Member to ensure compliance with the Code.

Complaints Handling

How to make a complaint and information on the Code’s independent mechanism to address concerns relating to an ACFID Members’ conduct.

Other Standards

Mapping the Code with other professional standards and principles in the humanitarian and aid sector in Australia and internationally

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Child Rights Program Coordinator

The Salvation Army |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW
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About the Role

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be an integral member of the Salvation Army International Development (SAID) team that works in the pursuit of a better world for all, through the elimination of poverty, discrimination and injustice.

As the Child Rights Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development and implementation SAID’s child rights program with The Salvation Army Implementing Partners throughout the entire project cycle.

The role is part time (30.4 hours per week) and open to working in a flexible hybrid/WFH nature, based out of Redfern.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the development, implementation and review of SAID’s Child Rights Programs
  • In partnership with implementing partners, assist with the development of project proposals/plans.
  • Coordinate monitoring and evaluation activities throughout the project cycle ensuring all milestones, deliverables, deadlines and budget constraints are strictly adhered to
  • Ensure Projects incorporate Child Rights best practice and effectively identify and manage risk.
  • Work with partners to ensure high quality financial and narrative reporting in line with project schedule
  • Provide high quality, well considered recommendations to Governance bodies, regarding SAID’s Child Rights program

About You

The successful candidate will ideally have;

  • An undergraduate degree in International Development or related discipline
  • Minimum 4 years working in International Development in a programs role
  • An understanding of the UNCRC and child rights programming, including de-institutionalisation and family-based care
  • Demonstrated experience in building and strengthening the capacity of staff and partners
  • Strong understanding of international and community development theories, approaches and sector standards
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and cross-cultural communication skills, including well-developed report writing skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders, including ACFID, DFAT, and implementing partners
  • Will need to commit to a minimum of 30 days travelling as part of role, whether overseas, intra-state or inter-state and be willing to work outside of regular hours
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Project Management software

Why Work for Us?

In return we offer our eligible employees real and meaningful benefits such as;

  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Paid parental leave
  • Health insurance discounts
  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program – Independent counselling service
  • Opportunity for career development

How to Apply

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.

About Us

The Salvation Army is a Christian movement and one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army is subject to public health orders. You may be required to provide evidence of vaccine status dependent on requirements.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

Closing Date: Dec 12, 2022