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CARE Australia is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas we work around the world. Applicants are advised that CARE Australia reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment. For more details, please read our Child Protection Code of Conduct.

CARE Australia respects and values diversity, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion or politics. If you would like further information please read CARE Australia’s Vision, Mission and Values.

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Northern Provinces Program Coordinator - Laos
  • Based in Khua, Phongsaly Province, Laos
  • Fixed term, one year with the possibility of extension

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Northern Provinces Program Coordinator in our Laos Country Office. This role provides leadership and overall quality assurance, support and supervision to a diverse team working across an integrated rural development program focusing on food security, nutrition, health, climate change, women’s empowerment, civil society strengthening, water and sanitation and livelihoods development. This position is also responsible for building the capacity of project managers and senior staff within the provincial programs.

Your project management experience in international development, skills in program design and proposal development as well as your relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent professional experience will allow you to perform successfully in this role. Your demonstrated experience in Human Resource Management and the ability to capacity build staff and local partners as well as lead, manage coach and motivate staff will be highly regarded. You will also possess strong relationship building, communication and organisation and time management skills.

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Robin aus der Beek, Remote Ethnic Groups Program Coordinator on +856 20 5490 92302 or (please do not send applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to:  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: midnight, 2 October 2014.

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Communications and Design Volunteer - Canberra or Melbourne
  • Part time basis (2-3 days per week)
  • 3 month term (October 2014 – December 2014) with the possibility of extension
  • Canberra location

Over the next 3 years, CARE will design different communication pieces to highlight strengths, innovation, partnerships and policy under our work in the Mekong region.  We are focused on marginalised urban female populations such as female migrants, sex workers, garment factory workers, domestic workers, entertainment and hospitality workers, and transgender people.  We are seeking a Communications Volunteer who can enhance the communications side of our dynamic team. 

For more information, please view the Terms of Reference.

Deadline to submit applications is 30 September 2014.  Please submit a cover letter, CV, two short writing samples and two infographic samples to Laura Baines, Program Officer ANCP, at

It would be beneficial (although not required) if the writing and infographic samples are related to the topics discussed in point 6 under Skillset.

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