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People with passion

It's Save the Children's passionate and talented team – our employees, experts, volunteers and members, Executive team, CEO, Board and ambassadors – that make it possible for us to protect and support children around the world.

We're proud of our talented teams 

Thanks to your support, our programs are helping to improve the lives of children here in Australia and all around the world. 

In order to deliver this life-saving and life-changing work, we rely on a passionate and talented team striving to change the world for the better. Our volunteers, members, ambassadors, employees, Executive and Board all make it possible for us to protect children from harm and help them access quality education and health services.

Our employees

Our employees

Save the Children Australia employs nearly 1,000 staff in Australia and around the world. We are proud that more than 20% of our Australian Programs team are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Find out more about working with us.


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Our experts

Our experts

Save the Children's team of experts have extensive experience on a range of issues affecting children. As well as Paul Ronalds, our Chief Executive Officer and the other members of the Executive, Save the Children has a team of experts with extensive experience in areas such as humanitarian emergencies, child protection, international development, government policy, education and health.


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Our Executive team

Our Executive team

Meet our Executive team who lead and inspire our employees and supporters to create better lives for children. They lead the direction of Save the Children's work and nurture the daily commitment of our employees. Each Director leads a section of the organisation and has unit managers and staff that support them in their role.


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Our CEO

Our CEO

Our CEO, Paul Ronalds, is one of Australia's leading voices on poverty eradication and international development. His diverse background encompasses senior executive roles in government, the private sector and domestic and international non-government organisations (NGOs). From co-founding one of Australia's first online companies to assisting tsunami-affected people in Sri Lanka, Paul's experience gives him unique insights into some of the world's most significant social, economic and political challenges.


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Our Board

Our Board

Our Board is responsible for providing strategic direction and making sure Save the Children performs to the best of its ability. It delegates the responsibility for the day-to-day administration of the company to our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who together with our Executive team is accountable to the Board.


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Our volunteers and members

Our volunteers and members

Ranging in age from 15 to 94, our volunteers and members provide invaluable support to our programs, retail shops and offices throughout Australia. Find out how you can get involved.


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Our ambassadors

Our ambassadors

Our ambassadors generously give up their time to support vulnerable children in Australia and overseas. We're lucky enough to have many passionate Australians who raise awareness in the wider community about important issues that impact children.


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