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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

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Emergency Aid

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Climate Change

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Civil Society

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Inclusive & locally led development

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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

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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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International Programs Coordinator

Baptist World Aid Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW
Sub location(s): North Ryde, Sydney

Closing Date: 13/02/2024
Job Type: Contract
Location: North Ryde NSW
Job Category: International Programs

Why Baptist World Aid Australia?

If you have a desire to be part of a passionate, committed, people-oriented organisation that is committed to ending poverty… then you’re in the right place!

Baptist World Aid Australia is an international Christian development organisation working in 24 countries. We partner with like-minded organisations overseas to implement community development and disaster projects that empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty. Last year, our work  benefited over 800 000 people.

When you join Baptist World Aid, you’ll become part of a rich, 60-year history. As a valued member of our team, you’ll be integral to achieving our mission of helping Australians tackle the injustice of global poverty.

We’re looking for someone with the know-how, passion, and commitment to inspire our faithful supporters to action on poverty… is it you?

Job Description


Relevant tertiary qualifications: ideally postgraduate degree in International development or related disciplines

Knowledge, skills and experience

An authentic Christian, with strong commitment to the values, vision and mission of Baptist World Aid / Transform Aid International.
Community development (International or Australian) project management and organisational development experience- minimum 3 years
An understanding of compliance issues and requirements for ACFID Code of Conduct, Australian Aid programs and other sectoral standards.
Excellent organisational skills, including ability to plan, organize, prioritize and implement work flow to meet positional objectives, work independently and be proactive.
Experience in reviewing and proof reading documents and preparing technical documentation.
Experience in cross cultural communication
Willingness to travel overseas up to 30 days per year
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel.
High standard of written and spoken English.

Desired experience

Experience in working with Australian Government grants including ANCP or AHP
Familiarity with Baptist bodies, conventions, and distinctiveness
Knowledge and experience of safeguarding compliance and practice.
Experience working on overseas development programs, disaster response and coordination.
Technical/grant writing skills
Experience in the Church/Not-for-Profit/Charity sector
Other technical areas of experience such as climate change, GEDSI, livelihoods

Job Description

Location- North Ryde, Hybrid working arrangements

Hours- 0.8-1.0 FTE (depending on the candidate).

If you are seeking a role where you can thrive in a supportive team environment, collaborating with passionate and talented individuals who genuinely care about the work we do, then this opportunity could be the right fit for you! As part of the International Programs team, you will take responsibility for partnership and project coordination. Partnering with local organisations, together we are motivated by God’s love and a shared vision for a full life for all.

Like to know more? Read the PD here

Desired Skills and Experience

Who we are looking for?

The primary responsibility of this role will be to oversee a portfolio of community development Projects and Partnerships, with a focus on Nepal. It is highly desirable for the candidate to possess an understanding of sustainable livelihoods, gender equality, community health care, climate change and environment management issues. By bringing expertise in these areas, the successful candidate will contribute to realizing our organisation’s objectives around sustainable development and resilience in the South Asia region.

We are looking for an experienced project manager with advanced relationship-building and technical support skills. Whether you have worked in the Australian or international community development space, we are keen to hear how you would contribute to our team.

This position will be based at Transform Aid International/Baptist World Aid Australia’s Office in North Ryde (Sydney), with hybrid working arrangements. The role is a 12-month parental leave replacement contract.

An authentic Christian with strong commitment to the values, vision and mission of Baptist World Aid and willingness to participate in prayers and biblical reflection sessions

About  you

As a Christian, you’ll share our vision for a world without poverty as God intends… and participate enthusiastically in prayer sessions, biblical reflection sessions and church services.

Why work with Baptist World Aid?


Work with a team of people who are as passionate about ending poverty as you are!


Motivated by love, we respect and value all people… starting with each other.

Salary sacrificing

We offer salary sacrificing, which means in effect part of your pay is paid tax free, giving you more money in your take home pay.

Flexible working arrangements

We offer flexible working arrangements, which means you can maintain that work / life balance!

Applications close13 February, 2024. We will be reviewing applications and interviewing suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t wait until the closing date to apply, we want to hear from you today!

Please note: Baptist World Aid is a safeguarding organisation and our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our activities. As part of the selection process, candidates may be required to undergo psychometric testing, police checks and working with children checks.

Baptist World Aid Australia values diversity. We are an inclusive workplace that understands the power of diversity and building culture that provides a sense of belonging. We welcome all applicants who meet the position description criteria. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. If you have a disability and require adjustments to be made through the recruitment process, please reach out to one of our friendly team members and let us know at [email protected]

Closing Date: Feb 13, 2024