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Association Officer (Part time)

Reporting to the Association Coordinator this newly designed role will assist with fostering strong associative engagement by providing robust and efficient administration, event planning support and commitment to the MSF Australia Association.

With ~300 members the MSF Australia Association is a dynamic and ever-evolving group of individuals who have worked in a field project, or in headquarters for MSF, who are committed to medical humanitarian action, critical governance and bearing witness for those who MSF helps.

Working collaboratively, you will be accountable for regular event management including Annual General Meetings; arranging activities and communications; administration and reporting; engaging with members to coordinate training and networking functions; development of process and association literacy material; and supporting strategy to promote and grow the Association.  

Benefits

  • Flexible & hybrid working
  • Yoga, meditation & language classes
  • EAP
  • Salary packaging, benefits & allowances
  • Annual personal training budget & study assistance
  • Additional leave & purchased leave options
  • Plus more!

Requirements

To be successful in this supportive role you will have a natural ability to engage with stakeholders and will be motivated by reflecting MSFA's commitment to developing a motivated Association that is equipped to participate in all aspects of associative life.  Ideally you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within association management and governance;
  • Strong event management and administration experience;
  • Organisation skills and the ability to multitask;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Preferably you will have experience working in Humanitarian Aid;
  • and a keen interest in being a part of MSFA.

To apply, send a cover letter and your resume to [email protected]

Applications will be reviewed on receipt.

For more info see the attached job description or contact Recruitment on 02 8570 2609 with any questions.

In MSF Australia, we believe the following 5 values form the foundations of our culture – Transparency, Respect, Understanding of Diversity, Stepping In and CollaboraTion.

At MSF Australia we value T.R.U.S.T as an essential element to how we operate and believe that these organisation values flow from this trust that we build.

MSF Australia is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, we encourage flexibility (in all its forms) and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this role, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+, people from other culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities. People with a disability can request support from our Domestic HR Department if you think you may require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process.

Please note:

A criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process. Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for.

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has a Child Protection Policy and Covid-19 vaccination policy in place, all employees are required to comply with these policies.

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