Positions Available

Chief Executive Officer
Wahroonga, NSW
Full time
Applications Close: 15 June 2020

The Opportunity

ADRA Australia seeks applications from qualified and experienced professionals for the role of Chief Executive Officer.

This is a rarely available opportunity to lead ADRA Australia to accomplish its Purpose in harmony with its Values. The successful applicant will be a management professional who loves to make a difference and who will meet the challenges of this diverse role with energy and enthusiasm.

The Role

This is an opportunity to lead ADRA Australia to accomplish its Purpose in harmony with our Values. This role involves the oversight and direction of the operations of ADRA Australia giving particular attention to visioning, strategic planning, management and team leadership and culture. As an agency of the Australian Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the CEO is an integral part of the senior leadership team of the church in Australia.

The CEO works with a variety of stakeholders including Board members, departmental directors, conference ADRA directors, ADRA staff and volunteers, peak bodies, the ADRA global network, other NGOs and Government authorities to ensure that ADRA is compliant and accomplishing its goals and objectives and in fact, “making a difference”.

Supported by a dynamic team of over forty employees and thousands of volunteers, the CEO works to unite the different talents of our stakeholders to pursue our strategy and work hard to achieve it.

This role is currently based in Wahroonga, Sydney.

If you are interested and want to know more:

Please click here for the Candidate Information Pack which includes the selection criteria and other relevant information. If you would like to speak to someone about this position, please feel free to phone Greg Young, ADRA South Pacific Director on 02 9847 3234 or email gyoung@adra.org.au .

Applicants should address the essential selection criteria in their application through examples of past experiences and qualifications. Email your application by 15 June 2020 stating how you meet the criteria, along with your resume, three work related referees and local pastor’s contact details to Melissa Hill, Manager People & Culture, Australian Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists at MelissaHill@adventist.org.au.

Other Information:

At the time of application, the successful applicant will already have the legal right to live and work in Australia.

ADRA Australia is a child-safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children, the successful applicant will be required to obtain a police check. Police checks must be conducted for each country in which the individual has lived for 12 months or longer over the last five years, and for the individual’s country of citizenship (including dual citizenship holders). Individuals need to provide their consent to a criminal record check and should be informed of the purpose for which the resulting police clearance certificate should be used. ADRA Australia recognises that in limited instances it may prove impossible to obtain a reliable criminal record check. A statutory declaration outlining efforts made to obtain a foreign police check, and disclosing any charges and spent convictions related to child exploitation, may be accepted in lieu. ADRA Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. A copy of relevant policies are available on request. The appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion.

Applicants will be requested to disclose whether or not they have had a substantiated Sexual Exploitation Abuse or Harassment claim of any nature made against them in Australia or overseas. This is included in the Job Application Form and Consultant Agreement.

 

Director of Marketing

Wahroonga, Sydney
Full-time
Applications Close: 22 June 2020

The Role

ADRA Australia is seeking a qualified and experienced marketing, fundraising and communications professional to join our senior management team.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of Marketing is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the marketing, fundraising and supporter care operations of ADRA Australia, with particular attention to income generation, stakeholder engagement, communications and brand management.

The successful applicant will be passionate about social justice, experienced in engaging stakeholders, capable of working in a fast-paced environment, and with demonstrated skills in strategy and planning, fundraising and communications, and team leadership and culture.

If you are interested and want to know more:

Please click here for the Candidate Information Pack which includes the selection criteria and other relevant information. If you would like to speak to someone about this position, please phone Alison Young, HR Coordinator on 02 9489 5488 or email alisonyoung@adra.org.au.

Applicants should address the essential selection criteria in their application through examples of past experiences and qualifications. Email your application by 22 June 2020 stating how you meet the criteria, along with your resume and three work related referees to Alison Young at alisonyoung@adra.org.au.

Other Information:

At the time of application, the successful applicant will already have the legal right to live and work in Australia.

ADRA Australia is a child-safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children, the successful applicant will be required to obtain a police check. Police checks must be conducted for each country in which the individual has lived for 12 months or longer over the last five years, and for the individual’s country of citizenship (including dual citizenship holders). Individuals need to provide their consent to a criminal record check and should be informed of the purpose for which the resulting police clearance certificate should be used. ADRA Australia recognises that in limited instances it may prove impossible to obtain a reliable criminal record check. A statutory declaration outlining efforts made to obtain a foreign police check, and disclosing any charges and spent convictions related to child exploitation, may be accepted in lieu. ADRA Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. A copy of relevant policies are available on request. The appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion.

Applicants will be requested to disclose whether or not they have had a substantiated Sexual Exploitation Abuse or Harassment claim of any nature made against them in Australia or overseas. This is included in the Job Application Form and Consultant Agreement.

 

Admin Assistant
Redwood, VIC
Part time – 12 hours per week
Applications Close: 15 June 2020

The Opportunity

Want to be a part of an exciting outreach ministry where the environment is caring and supportive?

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to support the administrative operations at the Redwood Community Centre in Warburton.

Applicants must have:

  • Previous office administration experience
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to work within a small team environment and liaise with people at all levels
  • A professional telephone manner
  • Strong computer literacy
  • A personal commitment to ADRA’s mission, vision, values and beliefs
  • A Certificate III qualification in Business Administration preferred, but not essential

The successful applicant will be confident in following-up requirements via phone/email and have excellent grammar skills. They will be enthusiastic, will ensure deadlines are met, have attention to detail and maintain high standards in their work.

If you have a passion for outreach, are well organised and thrive in a busy environment, then we would love to hear from you! This is a part-time position working 12 hours per week. Days and times will be flexible based on the right candidate.

For additional information please click here to view the job description, or contact:  Rebecca Auriant, ADRA Australia, phone 03 9264-7701-or email RebeccaAuriant@adra.org.au.

Candidates should address the listed criteria in their application letter through examples of past experiences and qualifications. Forward your letter and resume by 15 June 2020 along with the names of three work related referees to: alisonyoung@adra.org.au.

 

Open Heart International Volunteer

If you’d like to make a difference with this great organisation, click here to find out more.

ADRA Australia is a child safe organisation and screens applicants for suitability to work with children, successful applicants will be required to obtain a police check. Police checks must be conducted for each country in which the individual has lived for 12 months or longer over the last five years, and for the individual’s country of citizenship (including dual citizenship holders). Individuals need to provide their consent to a criminal record check and should be informed of the purpose for which the resulting police clearance certificate should be used. ADRA Australia recognises that in limited instances it may prove impossible to obtain a reliable criminal record check. A statutory declaration outlining efforts made to obtain a foreign police check, and disclosing any charges and spent convictions related to child exploitation, may be accepted in lieu.

ADRA Australia is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. A copy of relevant policies are available on request. The appointing body reserves the right to fill positions at its discretion. Successful applicants will already have the legal right to live and work in Australia.