• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff251-500
  • HeadquartersAustralia
  • Founded1985

ChildFund Australia

ChildFund Australia is an independent and non-religious international development organisation that works to reduce poverty for children in the developing world. They implement programs with a range of local partners in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam, and manage projects delivered by partner organisations throughout Asia, Africa and the Americas. Their work is funded through child and community sponsorship, as well as public donations and government grants. ChildFund Australia is a member of the ChildFund Alliance – a global network of 12 organisations which assists more than 15 million children and families in 58 countries How They Work ChildFund works with communities over the long-term – usually 10-12 years minimum. Programs are designed in consultation with local leaders, governments, parents and children. Working together, projects are implemented to improve education, health, livelihoods, nutrition, food security, child protection, water and sanitation. Typical activities include building and equipping schools, teacher training, health worker training, management of common childhood illnesses, immunisation programs, construction of water systems, health and hygiene training, HIV and AIDS prevention, capacity building for government personnel, crop diversification, improved livestock management, farmer training, youth vocational training, micro-finance, distribution of essential materials (such as seeds, tools and livestock) and rights realisation initiatives. ChildFund is present and responds rapidly in times of humanitarian crisis, and ChildFund’s central concern for children is evident in its child protection programs, early childhood care, children’s clubs, youth groups, child participation, sport and recreation opportunities.  
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

14Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • International Program Director
    Australia
  • Country Director, Laos
    Laos

Staff at ChildFund Australia have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • human rights
  • gender
  • services
  • market research

Countries

  • australia
  • laos
  • cambodia
  • myanmar
  • fiji

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Monitoring / Evaluation
Climate Change
Architecture / Design
Public Administration
Market Research
Research & Development
Education
Trade Promotion
Performance Measurement
Child and Maternal Health

Contract Awards

Enhancing Program Quality

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Life Skills through Sport ��� Pass-It-Back Regional project (RO01-003)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Safeguarding and Inclusion in Sport Project in Asia (RO01-001)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Every Child a Reader, Timor-Leste (TIM-008)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Health in the Hands of the People, Timor-Leste (TIM-007)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Inspiring Youth Changemakers (IYC) in Timor-Leste (TIM-012)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Mobile Learning Centre (School-based Reading) in Timor-Leste (TIM-013)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Stronger Justice for Stronger Communities in Central Province, PNG (PG03-004)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Contact ChildFund Australia

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  • Diana Mason
    Communications and Marketing Director
    Primary Contact
    +61 2 9264 8333
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Company Offices

  • Australia (headquarters)
  • Surrey Hills
  • Level 8, 162 Goulburn Street, Surry Hills