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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

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.


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


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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Training Program Manager

Engineers Without Borders Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | VIC
Sub location(s):


To build the capability of the engineering sector to contribute to sustainable development through leading the design and delivery of EWB’s suite of training programs.


EWB has been working with university, industry, and community partners to deliver unique, impactful learning experiences for over a decade. We believe that by equipping current and emerging members of the technical engineering sector with awareness, knowledge, and skills, we will see a fundamental shift in the capacity of the engineering sector to support positive social, environmental, and economic outcomes with communities.

EWB’s Training Programs develop the skills, capabilities, and mindsets of participants so they are better prepared to contribute to a world where technology benefits all. We build on our deep understanding of community development practice and engineering for social value creation, to activate a movement of professionals with the skills to influence systems, contribute to sustainable development, and generate future-ready industries. Our Training Programs support participants to build critically important professional skills – such as dealing with complexity, leadership and cross-cultural competencies – through short-form and immersive learning experiences.

EWB’s Training Programs Manager works closely with and supported by internal program leads and the wider EWB stakeholder network across universities and industry. In this role, you will lead EWB’s training initiatives, which are structured for both university student and professional audiences and in-person and virtual formats.

In 2020, EWB Australia launched a strategy that will guide the organisation through the next 10 years. This strategy and EWB’s approach to technology development has informed EWB’s current suite of training offerings. EWB’s Training Programs Manager will support with ensuring the annual calendar of training programs remains aligned with EWB’s vision, brand, and impact reporting, while also guiding the strategic development of new EWB offerings into the training space.

As EWB’s Training Programs Manager, your work will be a key enabler of learners who are seeking a ‘deep-dive’ with EWB to unlock how they might meaningfully contribute to community outcomes and align with the vision of a world where technology benefits all.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Lead the design and delivery of EWB’s training programs in live and virtual formats.
  2. Inform annual planning of EWB’s existing training offerings and the strategic development of new EWB training offerings, which are responsive to market-needs and leverage EWB strengths.
  3. Lead and grow relationships with the EWB network of facilitators, mentors, and trainers.
  4. Support relationships with university and industry partners to inform the ongoing development, iteration and delivery of new and existing program offerings.
  5. Ensure EWB’s Training Programs are monitored, evaluated, and reports made available to enable agile learning and program evolution.
  6. Ensure EWB’s Training Programs effectively incorporate risk, safety and security procedures in accordance with EWB Australia policies



Some interstate and overseas travel will be required.

Flexible working arrangements

You will have access to flexible working arrangements. We encourage a culture of flexibility and enable conversation between yourself and your manager about maintaining work-life balance.

Hybrid and Remote work

The Melbourne office is a hybrid workplace with staff working both in the office and from home each week. We also have team members located remotely. It is important to us that all staff feel part of the team and we are set up to ensure this works. The Melbourne office is at Our Community House, a vibrant and active working space, where dogs are welcome.


You will have access to 20 days of paid annual leave (pro-rated for part-time employees). You are also entitled to personal/carer’s leave, professional development leave, 3 months paid parental leave for all new parents, long service leave, cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and bereavement/Sorry Business leave.

We also provide gifted leave during the New Year’s break when the office closes.

Employee Assistance Program

In case you need help with personal, family or employment related matters you and your family will have access to free external, professional and confidential counselling assistance.

Learning and Development

Our approach to learning and development will enable you to have the information, skills, and knowledge needed to do your job and to grow in your position. We build the capacity of our people and support you with on-the job experience, coaching and in-house training.  Also staff have access to a professional career coach to help you build your career pathways.

Salary Packaging

You will be eligible to salary package, resulting in an increase to your monthly take-home pay. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows us to reimburse you for your personal expenses without having to pay any income or fringe benefits tax that would normally be payable. These tax concessions are in addition to the income tax free threshold. The amount you are returned each month will depend on your circumstances including HECs contribution, with potential up to $15,000 a year.

Engineers Without Borders Australia:

  • Actively encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to apply.
  • Celebrates diversity and supports an inclusive work place. Please contact us to discuss any personal assistance required to complete this application.
  • Can only support the applications of Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, or those with existing working rights in Australia.

EWB adheres to statutory laws in Australia and foreign countries regarding child exploitation, child pornography and the abuse of children. We are committed to the protection of children from all forms of harm. You will be required to sign a Child Protection Code of Conduct and provide a Working with Children’s Check and a Federal Police check prior to commencement.

EWB Australia upholds the right of all people to live a life free from sexual violence, exploitation, and harassment regardless of their gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or nationality. EWB has zero-tolerance for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) of any kind. We recognise that some individuals within communities may be more vulnerable to SEAH, including; children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to creating a safe and supportive environment that safeguards all the people we work with, and the communities we work for.

Closing Date: Jul 26, 2023