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Australian Jobs

For International Applicants: CARE Australia is not in a position to sponsor entry to Australia. You need to already have a valid Australian work permit to apply for Australian-based positions. Visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship for more information.

Digital Communications Officer

  • Based in Melbourne
  • Fixed term, 6 months

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Digital Communications Officer in our Marketing and Communications Department. This position is responsible for developing digital content including email, web pages, and online advertising to drive growth in CARE Australia’s supporter database. This role optimises content using insights from digital analysis.

If you’re looking for a unique role where your experience in digital marketing or communications is utilised, and you enjoy operating in a fast paced environment as a member of a dynamic team, then this role could be for you. We’re seeking candidates with experience creating digital content, analysing digital statistics, and with strong interpersonal and written communication skills. These skills would ideally be complemented by experience using email campaign software and content management systems. If this role sparks your interest, then we would love to hear from you.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack

Questions about the role?
Please contact Laura Dunens on 03 9009 7116 or laura.dunens@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application: You must complete either the Online Application Cover Sheet or the Microsoft Word Application Cover Sheet.

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

Applications close: midnight, Sunday 15 March 2015

child-protection-icon-2Child Protection

CARE Australia is committed to protecting the rights of children. We reserve the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.

For more details, read our Child Protection Code of Conduct

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A commitment to having a gender and diversity focus is essential to CARE pursuing its mandate. CARE Australia respects and values diversity, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion or politics. This is reflected in our selection decisions which are made entirely through a merit selection process.

Volunteer roles

Public Health Advisor – Cambodia

  • Based in Kratie, Cambodia
  • This is an Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) role

The Public Health Advisor will work within CARE Cambodia to improve social accountability in accessing health services, focusing on women’s participation and voice in maternal and child health.

The volunteer will work to improve the implementation of the Community Score Card (CSC) as a social accountability tool. Following an assessment of the current CSC documents and effectiveness, the volunteer will identify areas for improvement and develop additional documents and processes. Ongoing support will be provided to staff to implement these improvements and analyse results. The volunteer will work to increase staff ability to effectively find solutions and follow up identified issues by first reviewing the current CSC action plans. Strategies and training will be designed to improve understanding and skills to create and follow up on effective action plans. To improve use and understanding of social accountability tools the volunteer will: develop and implement internal processes to ensure CSC results and findings are communicated between relevant projects; analyse the short and long term impacts of the CSC; explore potential areas of expansion within other sectors; and document key findings and lessons learned.

These objectives will increase accountability, capacity and quality of health service providers, and empower community members regarding their rights to access healthcare services.

For more information about this role and to apply, please visit the AVID website.

Applications close: 5.30pm, 21 March 2015

Humanitarian and Emergency Response (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) – Canberra

The Emergency WASH volunteer will contribute to the ongoing work of WASH Team hosted by CARE Australia’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Unit. They will contribute to key issues including WASH and Gender in Emergencies, Emergency Preparedness Planning and provide important contributions to CARE Australia’s WASH work around the world. The candidate will have demonstrated communication and/or marketing skills with demonstrated experience in online communication mediums, preferred. They will be able to work within a fast changing environment, show flexibility and will have a strong passion for gender equality and women’s empowerment and understanding of CARE’s approach. We are looking for someone who can commit to 2 days per week (16 hours total) for 6 months.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Dionne Wong, Program Officer at dionne.wong@care.org.au.

To apply:
Please submit your CV, a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and a sample of written work that demonstrates your excellent written communication skills to dionne.wong@care.org.au.

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 8 March 2015

Educational Resource Development Volunteer – Melbourne

An exciting volunteer opportunity exists within CARE Australia’s Development Education team based in our Melbourne Office.  The Educational Resource Development Volunteer will be responsible for aligning content from the new Teacher’s Toolkit website with the Australian school curriculum (primary and secondary). With support from the Development Education team the role will also create and develop additional resources for the website such as lesson plans, activities and worksheets. The successful applicant will have qualifications in education (or undergoing current tertiary studies) and a demonstrated understanding of the Australian school curriculum. They will also have experience in developing learning resources and educational materials and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. This role requires a minimum commitment of 2-3 days a week for a one month period.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Elianor Gerrard, Development Education Officer on 03 9009 7132 or elianor.gerrard@care.org.au.

To apply:
Please submit your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to elianor.gerrard@care.org.au.

Applications close: midnight, 12 March 2015

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Consultancies

Consultancy to Develop Behaviour Change Communication Package

Partnering to Save Lives (PSL) Program is a partnership formed between CARE, Save the Children and Marie Stopes International Cambodia with the Ministry of Health and Australian Government to contribute to addressing Cambodia’s most urgent needs in reproductive, maternal and neonatal health.  PSL is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the consultancy position above.

Overall Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Develop pictorial materials that can be used in group work with non-Khmer speakers/readers and those with communication impairments.
  • Develop digital audio recordings in key ethnic minority languages to be used in a variety of activities/channels (e.g. on CDs to accompany the pictorial materials in group work; broadcast over the radio and/or through interactive voice response systems on mobile phones).
  • Develop games/activities that can be used by VHSGs as part of group discussions in the community, to make the discussions more interactive and entertaining.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

CARE Cambodia is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE Cambodia reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

Want more information?

Please view the brief Terms of Reference. A detailed Terms of Reference is available at www.care-cambodia.org

Questions about the role? 

Please contact Heidi Brown at heidi.brown@partneringsavelives.org

When submitting your Application:

CARE will be managing recruitment for this position. Interested candidates are requested to send CV, cover letter and detailed proposal to khm.jobs@careint.org

Applications Close: by close of business on 22 March 2015. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Training Manual Preparation Consultant – Papua New Guinea

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is looking to recruit an experienced Training Manual Preparation Consultant to review and revise 3 existing training manuals and prepare 5 handouts for distribution to the ward level—all on ward planning related topics. The Consultancy will be located in Goroka in the Eastern Highlands Province of PNG and will take 38 days, commencing by April 20, 2015.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Garry Shea, Governance Manager on garry.shea@careint.org

When submitting your Expression of Interest:
Please include your CV, Statement of Qualifications against Selection Criteria, an example of manual prepared by applicant/previous written work, and Daily Rate. Please send your Expression of Interest to garry.shea@careint.org

Applications Close: by close of business on March 15, 2015

District Assessment Consultant – Papua New Guinea

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is looking to recruit an experienced District Assessment Consultant to carry out a joint district assessment with the Obura Wonenara District in Eastern Highlands Province of PNG. Based on discussions with relevant stakeholders the Consultant will document the political context in the district and make recommendations for effectively working within the existing political context. Then, using the joint district assessment process and in consultation with the district, the consultant will make recommendations to improve and maintain district administration and DDA abilities to implement activities with improved governance and that empower women. It is anticipated that the consultancy will take 27 days, and is scheduled to start on April 21, 2015.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Garry Shea, Governance Manager on garry.shea@careint.org

When submitting your Expression of Interest:
Please include your CV, Statement of Qualifications against Selection Criteria, Daily Rate and sample of written work. Please send your Expression of Interest to garry.shea@careint.org

Applications Close: by close of business on March 15, 2015

Consultancy to Conduct Financial Barriers to Accessing Reproductive, Maternal and Neonatal Health Information and Services among Vulnerable Groups in the Four North-Eastern Provinces of Cambodia

Partnering to Save Lives (PSL) Program is a partnership formed between CARE, Save the Children and Marie Stopes International Cambodia with the Ministry of Health and Australian Government to contribute to addressing Cambodia’s most urgent needs in reproductive, maternal and neonatal health.  PSL is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the consultancy position above.

Overall scope and responsibilities:

  • Develop the data collection protocol and tools, in consultation with PSL.
  • Prepare documentation for submission for ethical approval within Cambodia.
  • Conduct desk- and field-based investigations.
  • Data entry and analysis.
  • Draft and revise the consultancy report, in collaboration with PSL.

Desired qualifications and competencies:

  • Relevant academic degree
  • Experience in conducting public health research, with proven proficiency in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis (health economics research and Cambodia experience desirable);
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills;
  • Excellent analysis and report writing skills;
  • Excellent skills in necessary software (e.g., Excel, SPSS, STATA)
  • Familiarity with the health financing and RMNH contexts in Cambodia;
  • Proven experience of applying rigorous academic research to inform the development of strategies to address real public health problems in developing countries;
  • Ability to manage the available time and resources and to work to tight deadlines.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

How to apply:
CARE will be managing recruitment for this position.  Interested candidates are requested to send CV, cover letter and detailed proposal to khm.jobs@careint.org. For further information on the consultancy, contact Heidi Brown at heidi.brown@partneringsavelives.org. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

CARE Cambodia is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE Cambodia reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

Applications Close: 22 March 2015

Research consultant – Young womens’ SRMH – CARE Papua New Guinea

CARE PNG is developing a Long Term Programme which places women’s empowerment and gender equality at the centre of its programming and operations. In ARB – an island region of the PNG mainland which experienced a protracted conflict throughout the 1990s – CARE PNG has identified young women and adolescent girls as the impact groups for its programming areas, which include: governance and service delivery; sexual, reproductive and maternal health (SRMH; adaptation to climate change and women’s economic empowerment. In order to further develop its Long Term Pprogramme, CARE PNG is seeking a consultant to conduct research into the causes and consequences of young women’s vulnerability to SRMH-related morbidities, as well as opportunities for positive intervention, in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Morgan Garcia, SRMH Manager, CARE International in PNG on morgan.garcia@careint.org

Expressions of interest

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Morgan Garcia, SRMH Manager, CARE International in PNG morgan.garcia@careint.org

All expressions of interest should include:
• Up to date CV with details of three relevant referees;
• Up to two-page cover letter addressing the selection criteria, confirmation of availability, and specific point of departure/return to complete research activities from the home base location;
• A draft theoretical framework and methodological approach for the proposed research (up to 1 page); and
• Quotation, including daily rate in Australian Dollars.

Applications Close: 11pm PNG time on March 8 2015

Short term consultancy – Baseline assessment and gender analysis

CARE International in Lao PDR is seeking consultant applications for a combined baseline assessment and gender analysis for the “Women Organized for Rural Development” project for Remote Ethnic Communities. The WORD project aims to: 1) Promote remote ethnic women’s collective action through Income Generation Activities; 2) Strengthen CBOs to enable them to support and represent remote ethnic women, and 3) Enhance linkages between learning, programming and policy influencing. This combined baseline and gender analysis will provide a project baseline assessment and contextual information that informs project activities. The key objectives of the consultancy are:

1. Undertake a project baseline study in Phongsaly and Sekong provinces of Lao PDR
2. Undertake a comprehensive gender analysis
3. Complete a gender analysis and baseline report
4. Provide recommendations for interventions and realistic project targets

Want more information?
Please view the brief Terms of Reference (TOR). Please request the full TOR from: CARE-LAO Head office in Vientiane, CARE Laos, PO Box 4328, 329/25 Sibounheuang Road, Ban Sibounheuang, Vientiane Or e-mail request to: Lao.contracts@careint.org

Questions about the role?
Please contact CARE Laos on Lao.contracts@careint.org

Applications Close: COB, 5 march 2015

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