RedR Australia Job Vacancies: Humanitarian Trainer (2 Positions), Melbourne


  • Occasional overseas travel may be a required
  • Full time
  • Fixed term until June 30th, 2020
About RedR Australia
RedR Australia’s mission is to build resilience and provide humanitarian relief – before during and after crises and conflict. RedR Australia recruits, trains and deploys experts worldwide. We are the only Standby Partner in the southern hemisphere and are internationally recognised as a provider of quality humanitarian training courses and packages.

The Role
Reporting to the Manager, Capability & Training, the Humanitarian Training role is focused on the design and development of participatory humanitarian training packages. The successful candidate will be a curriculum design specialist who can both develop and deliver high quality training products to our roster applicants, members and other stakeholders.

Our Capability and Training team is a small, busy group of training specialists, who work with technical experts to deliver a broad range of humanitarian training packages that strengthen the sectors’ ability to respond in times of crisis.

Working with a large pool of Associate Trainers and volunteers, this role will help:
  • Prepare selected people for RedR Australia’s Emergency Standby Register of personnel through the delivery of RedR’s core courses;
  • Work with the UN, Governments and NGOs on the design and delivery of sector specific training;
  • Design and deliver fee-for-service, tailored humanitarian training programs to domestic and international organisations;
  • Contribute to the overall work of RedR Australia in efforts to fulfil the humanitarian imperative.
The Humanitarian Trainer will work to strengthen RedR’s core course offerings to ensure they reflect the ever-changing nature of the sector and the latest in adult learning theory. The trainer will also work with prospective training clients through the proposal, design, delivery and evaluation of tailored training offerings.

The role will work closely with all other staff to ensure RedR Australia continues to be a leader in international humanitarian response, through its selection, training and deployment of technical specialists.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

RedR Australia is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to gender equality when responding to humanitarian needs. We recognise there is an under-representation of women working in humanitarian training roles, as such we would encourage applications from women.

If you have any queries regarding the role, please email

How to apply: 

Application Process
To apply, please send a copy of your cover letter outlining your suitability to the role, and resume to Applicants must hold a right to work in Australia or appropriate visa. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Police Check and adherence to the RedR Australia’s Child Protection Policy & Code of Conduct.

Closing Date COB Wednesday, 13th February, 2019