We want every child to be able to say: 'I am safe. I am educated. I contribute. I have a future.'
About the job
ChildFund Australia is an independent international development organisation working to reduce poverty for children in developing communities. Our mission is to partner to create communities and systems change, which enables vulnerable children and young people, in all their diversity, to assert and realise their rights.
ChildFund Australia directly implements and manages development programs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Vietnam, while also supporting projects delivered by partner organisations throughout Asia, Africa and the Americas; our work is funded through, among other sources, generous public donations and government grants.
We’re also a member of the ChildFund Alliance – one of the world’s oldest and most experienced child-focused development agency networks. With a global network of 12 organisations, the ChildFund Alliance assists almost 23 million children and families in 70 countries around the world.
Join us in realising our vision of a world without poverty where all children and young people can say: “I am safe. I am educated. I contribute. I have a future.”
About the role
As the Executive Assistant & Office Manager, you are responsible for improving organisational leadership and management by providing effective administrative assistance to ChildFund Australia’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Team (ET), and by improving the efficiency of ChildFund Australia’s Sydney Office by coordinating and managing office functions.
This role is apermanent, full-time role based in our office in Surry Hills, Sydney. We’re also supportive of flexible working arrangements, including allowing our employees to work-from-home some of those days if the responsibilities of the role permit it.
We’re always looking for talented and ambitious people to join ChildFund Australia, so we strongly encourage all applications, even if you do not feel you meet every requirement right now!
Key duties of the position
Qualifications & Experience
Desirable Experience & Qualifications
Skills & qualities we’re looking for in a successful candidate
The benefits of working at ChildFund Australia
Some of the benefits of working with ChildFund Australia include:
Location: ChildFund Australia, Level 8, 162 Goulburn Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Reports to: CEO
Other Information: Must have full working rights in Australia.
Please contact ChildFund Australia’s People & Culture team at [email protected] if you have any other questions about the role.
You can view the full position description at https://www.childfund.org.au/work-with-us/
ChildFund Australia believes in a global community where children are safe and can reach their full potential. We take extensive steps to safeguard children in any work done by our people, i.e., our staff, volunteers and interns, supporters, partners, board members, ambassadors and suppliers. We strive to keep children safe through child safe practices, and rigorously ensure we prevent, oppose, and combat all exploitation and abuse of children and vulnerable people. As part of this commitment, all people working with us will undergo relevant background checks before joining ChildFund Australia.
At ChildFund Australia, all staff must remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding or sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment (SEAH) risks. Staff will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to understand our Child Safeguarding and PSEAH policies & procedures, promote strong safeguarding practices, and conduct themselves consistent with these policies.
In line with our values, diversity of people and ideas is critical to our work and our success at ChildFund Australia. We strive for a team culture that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive. Childfund is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourages people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply for any vacancies.
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