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The perks of working for ActionAid Australia

Apart from working with some pretty incredible people, the additional benefits of working with ActionAid Australia include:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Flexible start/finish times to suit your lifestyle.
  • Professional development and training opportunities incl. international secondments.
  • Popular Mentoring program.
  • Competitive remuneration and generous fringe benefit scheme.
  • Travel opportunities including a potential visit to one of our international programs.
  • 20 days annual leave per year.
  • 10 days personal leave per year plus 2 days mental health leave.
  • 12 months parental/adoption leave, including 16 weeks paid.
  • Additional leave entitlements incl. study and domestic violence leave.
  • Work from home arrangements.
  • Child (and dog) friendly office environment.


ActionAid Australia is committed to protecting the rights of children and ensuring a child-safe environment. All staff are required to undergo background checks. ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer, and is always actively looking for applicants from a diverse range of genders, cultures, language groups, abilities, and experiences to apply.

ActionAid Australia is a women's rights organisation working to empower women to fight injustice and claim their human rights.