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Join the Humanitarian Roster

Humanitarian Roster applications are currently closed and will reopen at a later date.

Based on demand from our agency partners, our current priority profiles are gender-based violence, child protection, sexual and reproductive health, information management and education in emergencies. As always, we look forward to hearing from strong applicants across the range of skill sets represented in our profiles. Please visit the 'Who can be on the roster' page for more information.

Please note the prerequisite for joining the RedR Australia Standby Humanitarian Roster is a minimum of five years' professional experience in your given field, with at least 12 months being in an international development/emergency setting. The RedR Australia Standby Roster is opened to both Australian and international applicants.

The recruitment process

  1. Online application and submission of resume.
  2. Suitable candidates will be contacted for a telephone interview.
  3. RedR Australia will organise reference checks.
  4. Suitable applicants are required to attend RedR Australia's two mandatory training courses: Essentials of Humanitarian Practice and Personal Safety, Security and Communications. Please view the Training Calendar to identify course dates before you apply.
  5. A final face-to-face interview will be organised in Melbourne after attending our mandatory training courses.
  6. Successful applicants will be asked to submit final documentation to secure their place on the Standby Roster.

We will keep you informed throughout each step of the process. Should you not be invited on to the Humanitarian Roster, you will be notified and advice will be provided on recommended pathways to develop further skills required.

Don't have enough experience?

If you need further experience working overseas or in emergency settings, there are a variety of pathways you can follow. Volunteering is a great way to enhance your skills and develop your career. There are numerous organisations which offer volunteering opportunities abroad, these include:

Making a good first impression

Whether you're new to the sector or an experienced humanitarian, it's important to highlight your key skills and how they are relevant to RedR Australia and the work we do on behalf of our partners. Please visit the Who can be on the Roster? page to familiarise yourself with the types of roles on the Standby Roster and identify the best 'profile' fit for you.

It might seem obvious but your CV needs to accurately reflect your experience and show us how great you really are! Please prepare your CV using a clear, professional format - this proforma CV template can help you present your skills and experience in an easily accessible manner.

Roster applications are currently closed and will reopen at a later date.

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