UNICEF Australia works to raise funds from the Australian public, manage international development programs and promote and realise children’s rights in Australia and overseas.

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Vision and values

Our vision is to promote and realise the rights of all children to survive and thrive, especially the most disadvantaged and excluded. 

Our values are:

  • Respect for the rights of all children and the tenets of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 
  • Respect and care for our donors and supporters
  • Respect for others
  • Putting teamwork and collaboration first 
  • Being open and honest in all our communication
  • Making UNICEF’s vision a reality
Our vision is to promote and realise the rights of all children to survive and thrive, especially the most disadvantaged and excluded. 
 

Professional opportunities


Our organisation is made up of the following teams:
 
  • Fundraising and Communications
  • Operations
  • Programs
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • People and Culture.Each team provides a range of professional opportunities depending on candidates’ interest, skills and experience. 
Please note: we don’t recruit either paid or volunteer staff for UNICEF postings overseas.
 

A flexible and supportive work environment


As an employer, UNICEF Australia can offer you:
 
  • A flexible work environment with opportunities to work from home and vary your start and finish times
  • The opportunity to apply for financial study assistance commitment to your professional development with opportunities for both formal training and workplace-based learning
  • A supportive working environment with access to an employee assistance program
  • 8-14 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers, dependent on years of service, and two weeks paid parental leave for secondary carers 
  • Market-competitive remuneration applicable to the industry
  • Opportunities to drive our people-focused agenda through our annual staff survey and staff-led working groups.
For more information about working at UNICEF Australia please contact us at hr@unicef.org.au.