About

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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability

ACFID

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

Our PARTNERSHIPS

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

GOVERNANCE

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

Members

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Conference 2023

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT 2.0
disruptive dynamics, inspired ideas

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.

PSEAH

Improving standards, practice and culture to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

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

Compliance

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 Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

The Fred Hollows Foundation |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: ACT | NSW | QLD | Remote / Work From Home | VIC
Sub location(s): Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra

Do you want to be part of a highly successful and ambitious fundraising team and help us end avoidable blindness?

Full time, permanent role based in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra or Brisbane.

Flexible work from home arrangements available, we have no mandated days in the office.

ABOUT THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight.  We continue to carry on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person had the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. Over 30 years The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific, as well as in Australia. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind, or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.

The Foundation is also proud to announce that we were awarded the Employer of Choice Award (Public Sector and NFP) at the 2022 Australian HR Awards.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Today 1.1 billion people around the world are needlessly blind. If we do nothing, the next 30 years will see vision loss nearly double. To address this, The Fred Hollows Foundation is embarking on an ambitious and sector leading global fundraising Campaign, unlocking significant new resources to make a truly catalytic change in the battle against avoidable blindness around the world. The Campaign will support fundraising activity across five markets – Australia, Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East – helping to deliver ambitious growth targets.

The Project Coordinator will work as part of the Global Comprehensive Campaign (GCC) team supporting the Head of GCC to deliver key projects across prospect research, stewardship, Campaign governance, Campaign integration and prospect management.

ABOUT YOU

You will have outstanding organisational and time management skills coupled with strong written and spoken communication skills. You will be a great writer, able to write effectively for varied purposes and audiences. You will be systems savvy, able to pick up internal program management and budgeting systems. Further, you will work well with others, and be able to manage competing prioritise with often tight and conflicting deadlines. Finally, you will have the ability to work adaptively in a fast-paced environment, responding quickly to changing needs and emerging priorities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the GCC team to deliver key projects within the Campaign’s critical path.

Coordinate key meetings within the Campaign governance structure ensuring they are scheduled, and agendas are prepared, then attend meetings and recording meeting notes and next actions.

Assist with preparing documents and communications including reports, donor impact summaries, internal emails, and donor communications.

Monitor project timelines and engage across teams to ensure key dependencies remain on track.

Provide administrative support to the Head of GCC and Head of Global Strategic Philanthropy including calendar management and travel support.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED

Knowledge of project management principles.

Proven ability to plan out multiple concurrent activities, keep on track and manage expectations of internal stakeholders when there are conflicts in timeframes.

Proven ability to influence and work with multiple internal stakeholders and communicate your needs and context effectively.

Previous experience working with senior stakeholders internally and externally.

Experience working in fundraising or the NPF sector.

Working knowledge and understanding of CRM systems.

Experience working across multiple different cultural contexts.

How we recognise your contribution

Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered.  Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:

Generous salary packaging – we provide access to not-for-profit salary packaging options, which will increase your take home pay, we also offer 17.5% annual leave loading.

Flexible work environment – we focus on output, not hours and enable you to prioritise your health and wellbeing.

Generous leave allowances – we offer Paid parental leave; 5 days bonus leave every year; an annual Foundation-wide “Me Day”; and time off for culturally significant/ceremonial leave

Ongoing commitment to your continuous learning and career development – through tailored leadership and professional development programs, access to Linkedin Learning and focused development conversations.

To find out more about our benefits click here

APPLICATIONS

Please apply directly via the “Apply” Button, please include a CV and Cover Letter. Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.

Applications Close: Wednesday 4th of October 2023

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Please note: We will not be accepting CV’s via agencies for this role.

Closing Date: Oct 4, 2023
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