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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.

Senior Designer

  • Based in Melbourne
  • Permanent, full-time

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Senior Designer in our Marketing and Communications Department. This role is responsible for developing and implementing creative strategies for key campaigns that will engage supporters in CARE Australia. It will also contribute to the development of innovative design solutions that allows CARE Australia to more efficiently and effectively communicate with our donors and stakeholders.

If you’re looking for a unique role where you can bring your creative flair and experience in print and digital design to a dynamic team, then this role could be for you. We’re seeking candidates with advanced levels of competence in design principles as well as significant experience with design software. Your exceptional written skills will be complemented by your management and capacity building skills. 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 Amelia Taylor, Fundraising Communications Coordinator on 03 9009 7104 or (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:  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications close: midnight, Monday 6 April 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

gender-equality-icon-400Gender, diversity and inclusion

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.

Overseas Jobs

Consultancy – Synthesis of climate vulnerability and capacity of landless and land-poor in the Mekong Delta

In building evidence on what adaptation means for landless and land-poor in the Mekong Delta, Oxfam and CARE International in Vietnam are seeking an international consultant to work with a national consultant to conduct a desk-based synthesis of lessons learned on climate vulnerability and capacity of landless and land-poor in the Mekong Delta, in particular women, from the Integrated community-based adaptation in the Mekong Delta (ICAM – CARE) and Partnership for equitable Resilience to the impacts of climate change of Coastal communities in deltas of Vietnam (PRC – Oxfam) projects. The synthesis will also include detailed recommendations to inform future resilience programming and policy.

Want more information? 

Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?  Please email

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents in English clearly stating the position title to email Consultants are encouraged to apply as a team, but can also apply individually.

  • Cover letter (or email)
  • Your resume (maximum 4 single side pages)
  • A list of/links to your past written successful publications
  • Indicate rate for the consultancy package

Applications Close: 5pm, Monday, 6 April 2015.

Volunteer roles

Cyclone Pam Appeal Fundraisers, Melbourne and Sydney Airport

We’re urgently looking for volunteers to help us raise awareness of the devastation in Vanuatu, and collect vital donations for CARE’s Cyclone Pam Appeal.

Join CARE Australia staff in talking to travellers at Melbourne or Sydney airport and assist with collecting donations for CARE’s Cyclone Pam Appeal.

Dates: Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 March
Time: 4pm – 8pm each day
Place: Melbourne and Sydney airport

What you’ll get: A CARE t-shirt and full briefing so you can confidently talk to the public about the emergency in Vanuatu, and we’ll reimburse your travel costs (parking or public transport).

How to apply:
Please email with your preferred days ASAP.

CARE Australia reserves the right to conduct background checks.

Candidate database

Want to express your interest in working or volunteering for CARE Australia?

Fill in our Candidate Database Application Form.