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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 International Programs Coordinator

International Programs Coordinator

ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW
Sub location(s): WAHROONGA

International Programs Coordinator
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia is seeking a qualified and experienced Programs Coordinator who is passionate and knowledgeable about the development sector and who will make a real contribution to our International Programs team.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As part of the global ADRA network which reaches into more than 118 countries, we are motivated by our faith, to enable people and communities in Australia, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa to improve their health and livelihoods and assist people to prepare for and recover from disasters around the world.

  • Coordinating the sectoral/thematic program across the agency (as a focal person either on Health, Livelihoods or Education)
  • Coordinating the Safeguarding program across the international programs
  • Managing international development projects and associated partnerships
  • Ensure projects are operating effectively and within budget by supporting partners to ensure appropriate development and relief practices succeed and archive the desired objectives
  • Living out our values of Connected, Courageous and Compassionate in all interactions with others


  • Commitment to the purpose of ADRA, and to the achievement of our overall strategy and priorities with demonstration of our ADRA values and desired team culture lived out in all aspects of work practice;
  • Willingness to work within a Christian ethos with conduct that is respectful of the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church when in the workplace or otherwise representing ADRA Australia;
  • A post-graduate degree in development studies or related field. At least three years’ experience within the Development and/or Humanitarian sector, with exposure to project management in cross cultural contexts.
  • Specialisation in at least one thematic areas – Livelihood, Health, Education – or crosscutting theme of Climate Action, GEDSI or Social Venture.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with confidence in data management in various software programs with accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work consultatively and collaboratively with internal, external and international stakeholders of various backgrounds, cultures and ages and communicate effectively;
  • Demonstrated church and government relationship building and networking skills;
  • A passion for social justice and sustainable development with a coherent understanding of the causes and mechanisms which create injustice and poverty;
  • Ability to travel within Australia, the South Pacific, Asian and African Countries


  • Proven ability to contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and procedures that are fit-for-purpose, and compliance with overarching protocols
  • Clear understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection standards and practices as well as Inclusion Integration and Environmental Protection themes.

Please also refer to the Candidate Information Pack attached.

  • Hybrid office and remote working model
  • NFP salary packaging options, plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program

ADRA Australia is a child safe, PSEAH committed and inclusive EEO employer.

The successful applicant will have the legal right to live and work in Australia at the time of application.

ADRA Australia reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion at any time.

The Candidate Information Pack that will give you more specific information on this exciting and challenging role and how how to apply, can be found at our careers page, or in the attachment below.

If you have questions or need further information, please contact:

Gianina Coutts, Human Resources Coordinator for ADRA Australia,

Phone +61 2 9473 9525 or email: [email protected] using the subject line: International Programs & Safeguarding Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and application form via the prompts.

Closing Date: Apr 30, 2024