Employment - more than just a job

Working for Compassion is about more than just doing a job; it’s about making a difference for over a million children around the world. You can learn more about Compassion’s ministry here.

Compassion Australia has a national workforce of over 140 people. Jobs include frontline positions that lead our engagement with churches, donors and Child Advocates along with a range of professional and support positions in areas such as marketing, finance, IT and HR.

Depending on your role, some of the benefits of working for Compassion Australia include:

  • Salary sacrifice options which can increase take home pay
  • Generous superannuation and insurance provisions
  • Study assistance for TAFE or university
  • Monthly rostered day off
  • Weekly staff meetings and devotions featuring national and international speakers
  • The opportunity to travel to one of the 26 developing countries where Compassion works and see our child development programs firsthand
  • A vibrant and healthy organisational culture: Compassion International recently received a Gallup Great Workplace Award in recognition of its culture of high engagement

Compassion Australia offices are spread across five locations:

  • Newcastle (Head Office): All the convenience of a large city combined with the relaxed lifestyle of a coastal town. Listed in Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities for 2011. More here.
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide

Compassion has a smoke free workplace policy.

Current job opportunities with Compassion Australia are listed below.


Relationship Administrator (Readvertised)

  • Based in Newcastle, NSW
  • Permanent part-time
  • 24 hours per week (opportunity to negotiate days)

Previous applicants need not apply.

In response to God's calling and in the power of the Holy Spirit the Relationship Administrator is responsible for pioneering new systems and processes and ensuring the effective and efficient administration of various activities designed to support the Strategy and Tactics Manager and team in order to maximise Compassion Australia's profile, influence and impact.

The successful applicant will be an active Christian with a heart for the poor, who is humble and teachable, and has:

  • A proven track record of providing wide ranging administrative support to a cross-functional team
  • Exemplary administrative skills, including outstanding attention to detail
  • Exemplary communication skills, including the ability to communicate via phone and email with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of business principles and processes, including records and budget management
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety regulations and requirements

If you would like to be considered for this position, please download the information pack and send your application, addressing your fit with Compassion's values and cultural behaviours, job specific skills, knowledge and qualifications and experience set out under the Position Description, to hr@compassion.com.au by 9am Tuesday 7 October 2014.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources on 02 4935 5000 or email hr@compassion.com.au .


BEQUESTS OFFICER

  • Based in Newcastle NSW
  • Two year contract
  • Part-time, 3 days per week

In response to God’s calling and in the power of the Holy Spirit the Bequests Officer works with a range of internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement a bequests and workplace giving program for Compassion Australia.

The successful candidate will be an active Christian with a heart for the poor, who is humble and teachable, and has:

  • Ability to develop and implement growth strategies focused on external stakeholders
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, including persuasive negotiating and public speaking abilities
  • Highly developed written communication skills in order to develop formal documentation
  • Understanding of global poverty and Christian mission
  • Experience in managing a bequests or similar program
  • Experience in developing a new initiative and managing until maturity
  • Experience in presenting to large gatherings of people

If you would like to be considered for this position, please download the information pack and send your application, addressing your fit with Compassion’s values and cultural behaviours, job specific skills, knowledge and qualifications and experience set out under the Position Description, to hr@compassion.com.au by 9am Monday 13 October 2014.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources on 02 4935 5000 or email hr@compassion.com.au .


 

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