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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

Home 5 JOBS 5 Francophone Programs Coordinator

Francophone Programs Coordinator

Deakin University |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: VIC
Sub location(s): Burwood, Geelong

Exciting opportunity for a fluent French speaker to provide support to, and manage aspects of, the Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures en Leadership Humanitaire and Programme de Leadership en situation de Crises short courses within the Centre of Humanitarian Leadership.

  • Flexible location
  • Full-time and fixed term until 31 March 2025
  • HEW 6 $89,012 – $96,126 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata, part time)

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

The position will coordinate and manage aspects of the PLC short courses, including promotion, student communication, applications, facilitator engagement, logistics, travel, finance, contracts, process improvements and supporting future business development opportunities for the expansion of the program.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the smooth planning and delivery of the PLC program from commencement to completion.
  • Act as the primary contact for student communications, enrolment, and orientation for the Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership-Francophone (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures en Leadership Humanitaire, or DESLH) and ensure all Deakin student information is available in French.
  • Support in project and financial management with the Projects and Grants Manager for the DESLH and PLC short courses within the francophone humanitarian sector.
  • Support recruitment of DESLH and PLC short course applications and enrolments with the Communications and Marketing Team and triage the review of applications with the Selection Panel and administer application outcomes.
  • Management of logistics and resources for course participants and facilitators at offshore delivery locations.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Must be bilingual and fluent in French and English, with either native, C1, or ‘advanced’ fluency in both languages.
  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience preferred.
  • Extensive experience in a coordination role, preferably within a tertiary institution, research institute, NGO or similar organisation managing program coordination and delivery functions
  • Experience in project management, and the use of project management approaches
  • Experience with University and/or NGO financial systems for financial management including accounts payable and receivable.
  • Understanding and experience of humanitarian work and humanitarian environments and knowledge of associated educational and research funding environment.

For a copy of the position description, please visit Deakin Careers.

Applications for this position close on 25th October at 11:55pm.


  • Frequent work outside business hours is required such as early morning or evening work to facilitate the engagement with French speaking students and participants across differing time zones.
  • Infrequent interstate or overseas travel is required.
  • Working with Children Check (refer to Recruitment Procedure)

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Justine De Rouck, Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies on [email protected].

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

Closing Date: Oct 25, 2023