Regional Manager – Western Australia

  • Full-time – Two year maximum term contract
  • Perth, Western Australia

ADRA Australia and New Zealand is seeking an experienced and organised Regional Manager who will enjoy the opportunity to use their superior organisational and people skills to provide local oversight and direction of ADRA Australia’s activities in Western Australia, as a part of both the ADRA Australia team and the Adventist Church Conference team.

The role involves the empowerment and inspiration of churches, members and volunteers to be agents of change, increasing the awareness and funding of ADRA, and supporting and resourcing in programs/projects that deliver consistent results and demonstrate integrity and best practice. These programs will demonstrate significant and lasting impacts on the lives and relationships of the people involved.

A copy of the Position Description and information on how to apply for the role can be found here.

National Programs Coordinator

  • Full-time – Two year maximum term contract
  • Wahroonga, Sydney

ADRA Australia and New Zealand is seeking an experienced and organised National Programs Coordinator who will enjoy the opportunity to use their superior organizational skills to work with and support the differing requirements within the National Programs team.

The Programs Coordinator is responsible for supporting the National Programs Director to strengthen the ADRA Australia and ADRA New Zealand National Programs Department. The main areas of coordination are Community Centre Support, Volunteer Management, School Programs and Grant Writing Support. Initially, the focus of responsibility will be in Australia, but then envisaged to be extended to New Zealand. The position will also assist with Agency accreditation and strategic plan implementation for programmatic matters.

The National Programs Coordinator works with a number of stakeholders including Adventist Church Conferences, Local Management Committees, programs personnel, volunteers, beneficiaries, donors, staff and in particular is responsible for providing operational support to the National Programs Director to ensure efficiency of operations.

A copy of the Position Description and information on how to apply for the role can be found here.

 

About ADRA Australia and New Zealand

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As part of the global ADRA network which reaches into more than 124 countries, we are motivated by our faith, to enable people and communities in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa to improve their health and livelihoods and assist people to prepare for and recover from disasters around the world.

As part of the global ADRA Network, both ADRA Australia and ADRA New Zealand share the same purpose and as from 1 January 2021, an alliance between the two entities was formed with the transition to be rolled out over a two-year period. The Alliance is intended to make both organisations stronger, and as a result, have a greater reach and impact in the communities. Leveraging resources and minimising duplication of work in fulfilling this purpose is expected to increase efficiencies and organisational capacity.

ADRA Australia holds full accreditation with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and the Australian Council for Social Services (ACOSS). ADRA New Zealand is fully accredited with the New Zealand Foreign Affairs and Trade and Council for International Development.

Our Values – We conduct our work by being:
Connected – working collaboratively for the best outcome for those living in poverty or distress.
Courageous – persevering through challenging situations.
Compassionate – empathising with the communities we work with and with each other.

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.