- Job posted on: 23rd Apr 2021
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Reporting to the Head of Impact Business Development, we are seeking a Senior Environmental Safeguarding Advisor & Manager, Environment, Disability & Gender Equality Team to drive environmental safeguarding across World Vision Australia’s international programs and domestic operations, and lead the ‘Environment, Disability and Gender Equality (EDGE)’ team, with accountability for mainstreaming environmental safeguarding, gender equality and disability inclusion across WVA’s field programming portfolio..
This role is also responsible for driving collaboration across key WVA stakeholder groups, including sector specialist teams (economic empowerment, climate action and resilience), grant acquisition, program management, and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
This role is a permanent position operating in a full-time capacity and will be based in our head office in Burwood East, Melbourne.
World Vision Australia takes our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we provide an environment that is safe for our child and adult beneficiaries. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with child and adult beneficiaries.
World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow. As a global Christian humanitarian organisation, we provide short-term and long-term assistance and have impacted the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children and people worldwide. With approximately 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes for almost 7 decades.
World Vision has been partnering with communities in Australia for more than 40 years through our Australia First Nations Program. We are committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities achieve their own development goals, build on their strengths and create solutions to their own challenges. World Vision is committed to ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff are well represented and supported within the staff team. The Australia First Nations Program has a First Nations staff network that acts as a support network and safe space for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff who are separated by distance but connected by culture. The network also provides advice to the Australia First Nations Program and the broader WV organisation regarding our work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, communities and families.
When it comes to our people, as an organisation we embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds.