Working for an NGO (non-profit organisation) is an excellent way to help charities like Save the Children make a significant contribution to the lives of those in need in Australia and around the world. As an international NGO, jobs with Save the Children are a rewarding choice for people at various stages of their careers.
What are the Benefits of Working for Save the Children?
Save the Children is an international NGO with nearly 100 years of experience providing lifesaving emergency responses and programs in Australia and overseas. There are myths surrounding NGO jobs at Save the Children that need to be dispelled. They include:
- Myth 1 - You must have work experience with an NGO to work for Save the Children. We value people from different backgrounds, different skill sets and at different stages of their career.
- Myth 2 - You must have formal qualifications to work for Save the Children. Many of our roles simply require local experience and connections with the community.
- Myth 3 – Save the Children's leaders aren’t progressive. Since 2013 our dynamic CEO has recruited a passionate team who are motivated by innovation and reaching performance targets.
- Myth 4 – There’s never enough money to execute team members ideas. While Save the Children is conscious of budgetary constraints, we are always open to innovative ideas.
- Myth 5 – NGO’s aren’t competitive. Save the Children aims to be a leading international development agency.
Everything Save the Children does is driven by our core values that are:
Find out what it’s like to work for Save the Children.
How to Get a Job with an International NGO
As an international NGO, Save the Children has a range of Australian and international NGO job openings available. With close to 1,000 employees our teams work cooperatively to change the lives of children and families in need overseas and in Australia. The wide range of NGO jobs available at Save the Children include roles in the following areas:
- Accounting and Finance
- Child Welfare, Youth and Family Services
- Development Programs
- Early Childhood Education
- Human Resources
- Humanitarian Programs
- Indigenous and Multicultural Services
- Information Technology
If you’ve found a Save the Children NGO job to apply for, it’s important you understand we’re passionate about equal opportunity and safeguarding children and young people. We support and celebrate diversity and differences with our employees. As part of our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct, applicants will need to undergo police and reference checks including a Working with Children Check.