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Inclusion and Safeguarding Coordinator

World Wide Fund for Nature Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Australia | Any Major City | NSW | VIC
Sub location(s): Sydney, Melbourne
  • Workplace flexibility including monthly RDO
  • Newly created position
  • WWF-Australia Office location negotiable, Sydney preferred
  • 2-years fixed term contract
  • Join a diverse global network of local organisations working for people and planet in 100 countries
  • Work in a high performing, values-driven and aligned culture

About Us

WWF-Australia is an award-winning and innovative organisation determined to do things differently. We use our superpowers to partner in delivering nature-positive solutions, empowering communities, and halting climate change – in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, the Southern Hemisphere and globally. We are a values-driven organisation with a diverse global network of local organisations working in 100 countries.  We work as a catalyst with communities, First Nations, governments, businesses, innovators, and philanthropists towards our global mission: to build a world where people live and prosper in harmony with nature.

Learn more about our 60-year history: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OluzruE9zE

About the role

The Inclusion and Safeguarding Coordinator supports the advancement of WWF-Australia’s commitments to inclusion, equity, and diversity across the conservation portfolio of work, both domestically and internationally. The role provides support and capacity to staff and partners to ensure understanding, implementation and compliance of WWF policies and standards on inclusion, safeguarding and risk. The role supports WWF-Australia’s participation, reporting, and project-level compliance with DFAT and ACFID policies and frameworks.

Key Accountabilities (Refer to PD for full list of Key Accountabilities)

  • Supports the implementation of WWF-Australia’s strategic goals and commitments for inclusive conservation (including gender equity, disability and social inclusion), and adoption of organisation-wide and project specific approaches.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments of projects/landscapes to identify vulnerability, gaps and risks, and works (independently and with others) to eliminate or mitigate the risk and implement improvements.
  • Coordinates and conducts training and coaching of staff and partners on inclusion and equity topics.
  • Provides technical support to staff and partners on thematic areas, including inclusion, equity, risk management and safeguarding to ensure awareness of and compliant with relevant policies, frameworks, WWF Environmental and Social Safeguards Framework (ESSF) processes etc.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in inclusive conservation and/or people-centered community development programming.
  • A high degree of specialised expertise on thematic focus areas – inclusion and equity, safeguarding and risk management.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support in the mainstreaming and enhancement of inclusion, equity, safeguarding and risk management throughout the project cycle.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience, with on-ground implementation experience.

Our Commitment to Diversity: WWF values diversity and is building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community members, and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Our Commitment to Safeguarding: WWF-Australia is committed to acting with respect and upholding the human rights, welfare and dignity of all persons we employ, engage with or who are affected by our activities and work, with special regard for vulnerable individuals and children.

As part of your employment, you will be required to undergo background checks relevant to your position (eg. Police Checks, Working with Children Checks, Reference Checks), abide by our safeguarding policies, and sign our Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Applications

Applicants can apply via https://www.wwf.org.au/about-us/jobs-at-wwf. Only those applicants applying online via the eRecruitment System will be considered.

Please include the following two attachments: (1) a cover letter/statements against the selection criteria and (2) your resume (CV).

Note that applicants require current unlimited working rights in Australia to be eligible for this role.

Closing Date: 11:59PM Friday, 23 February 2024

Closing Date: Feb 23, 2024

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