ADRA Australia and New Zealand Human Resources/Safeguarding Coordinator

  • Full-time
  • Wahroonga, Sydney

ADRA Australia and New Zealand is seeking a qualified and experienced Human Resources (HR)/ Safeguarding Coordinator to join our People and Culture team.

The successful applicant coordinates regular human resource functions like supporting the recruitment process, on-boarding, keeping track of employees records and performance appraisals.

The selected candidate will have a broad knowledge of Human Resources as well as general administrative responsibilities. Experience in safeguarding will be highly regarded, although additional training in this area can be provided.  They will be able to work autonomously and efficiently to ensure the end-to-end running of HR projects and operations.  They will also work across the Agency with responsibility for overseeing organisation wide safeguarding requirements.  Ultimately, they should be able to contribute to the attainment of specific goals and results of the People and Culture team and the organization.

This position provides support to the People and Culture Director through the facilitation of established administrative processes in the Agency’s cycle of human resource management and safeguarding responsibilities.  The position will also assist with Agency accreditation and strategic plan implementation for HR and safeguarding matters.

HR Services are provided for 50 plus staff members.

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

ADRA Australia and New Zealand Humanitarian Officer

  • Full-time – Two year contract
  • Wahroonga, Sydney
  • Applications Close: 20 June 2021

ADRA Australia and New Zealand is seeking a qualified and experienced Humanitarian Officer to join our Emergency Management team.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing ADRA’s newly established Disaster Ready Church Program in Australia and for managing selected International humanitarian projects and associated partnerships as well as supporting responses following disasters.

The selected candidate will have a broad knowledge of Emergency Management and the Humanitarian Sector along with experience in project management. They will be able to work both collaboratively and autonomously to ensure effective partnerships and achievement of project outcomes. Ultimately, they should be able to contribute to the attainment of specific goals and results of the Emergency Management team and the organization.

ADRA Australia and New Zealand are part of the global ADRA Network. As of 1 January 2021, an alliance between ADRA Australia and ADRA NZ was formed with the transition to be rolled out over a two-year period. This restructuring impacts the Emergency Management Team also. 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.

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

ADRA Australia and New Zealand Community Care Centre Manager – Logan

  • Full-time
  • 31 Station Road, Logan Central, 4114

ADRA Australia and New Zealand is seeking a qualified and experienced Community Care Centre Manager to join our management ranks.

The Centre Manager is responsible for the oversight of the Logan Central Community Care Centre operations, with particular attention to people leadership, strategy, program development and implementation, and building strong church and community relationships.

The manager will ensure that community services consistent with ADRA’s mission and strategic plan meet current and emerging needs of individuals and families in the Logan area. This includes the overall responsibility for administration, staffing, property, resources and infrastructure.

Services offered by the ADRA Logan Community Care Centre includes (but not limited to) the provision of food (food parcels as well as a weekly soup kitchen), clothing, furniture, emergency relief and assistance to those in need and also those suffering the effects of relocation because of domestic violence.  Services also include an Op Shop as well as running nationally recognised accredited courses and community training courses.

The successful applicant is a servant-leader who is passionate about ADRA’s purpose, “to serve humanity so all may live as God intended” and is committed to meeting the challenges of this diverse role with enthusiasm, collaboration, and teamwork.

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

ADRA Australia and New Zealand Financial Officer – Logan Community Care Centre

  • Commitment: Part-time – currently 24 hours per week, but can drop to 16 hours depending on funding availability
  • Location: 31 Station Rd, Logan Central QLD 4114
  • Applications Close: 30 May 2021

ADRA Australia and New Zealand is seeking a Financial Officer for our ADRA Logan Central Community Centre.

The Financial Officer receives all Community Centre monies and ensures all financials and disbursements are in accordance with ADRA’s policy and the Management Committee’s directions. The Financial Officer also assists the Manager in the smooth day to day running of the Centre.

The selected candidate will have a financial degree or relevant accounting experience as well as general administrative capability. They will be able to work autonomously and efficiently to ensure the smooth end-to-end running of all financial aspects of the Community Centre and its operations. Ultimately, they should be able to contribute to the attainment of specific goals and results of the Logan Community Centre team and the organisation.

A copy of the Position Description for the role and details on how to apply 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.

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.