- International Aid and Development, Project Management, Womens Organisations and Services
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 04 Nov 2019
- Applications close: 02 Dec 2019 (expired)
We are recruiting for an Australia-based Partnership Coordinator to manage our community development partnerships in Indonesia, in the spirit of indigo foundation principles and community-led development. This is a voluntary role.
indigo foundation works with three local grassroots partners in Eastern Indonesia. This role will coordinate our partnerships with two of those local partners – PEKKA Lodan Doe and the Nefo Ko’u Farmers Cooperative. PEKKA Lodan Doe is a grassroots network of 80 local women’s collectives across the islands of Adonara and Lembata that leads programs and advocacy aimed at empowering women heads-of-household. Nefo Ko’u is a recently established collective of farmers in the highlands of West Timor focused on food security and improving education outcomes for their community. More information about the partnerships is on our website here.
Strong and open relationships with our community partners are vital to our work. As Partnership Coordinator, you will be the primary contact with Nefo Ko’u Farmers Cooperative and PEKKA Lodan Doe, responsible for the ethical, transparent and timely coordination of the partnership. Specific responsibilities include:
indigo foundation is a child-safe organisation. We require all Partnership Coordinators to sign our Code of Conduct for Working with Children and Young People and to obtain a current Working with Children and Vulnerable People clearance.
Full terms of reference available on request.
For almost 20 years, indigo foundation has supported grassroots organisations in some of the most marginalised communities in the world to pursue their development goals. We currently partner with 18 local organisations across nine countries.
We support local community partners to empower women and girls, improve education and health outcomes, secure better livelihoods for families and defend their human rights. We believe powerful and positive change is achieved through community control over decision-making, honest communication between communities and ourselves and building strong community organisations. We know from the evidence that community-led development works to transform lives and build more resilient communities. Our approach to partnership is built on respect, mutual learning and accepting that progress and setbacks are a normal part of community development.
We are a virtual organisation and we are proudly nimble and creative. , with committed volunteers and supporters across Australia who value our distinctive approach to community partnerships and development.
This role is a fantastic chance to join our small team of staff and volunteers, work with a highly skilled and passionate group of Partnership Coordinators and support the important grassroots work of our partners in Indonesia.