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You can help make a real difference in the world by joining our team of passionate and committed people.

ChildFund New Zealand team members are professional, adaptable and enjoy challenges.  We care about the children and families we help, the communities we work in, and our wonderful supporters.  And we ensure every dollar entrusted to us works as hard as we do to bring about real, positive change.

If you’d like to join the ChildFund family and share in our passion to help the world’s poorest children and communities, please check this page regularly for vacancies.



Current Vacancies

  • Digital Media Coordinator

    Added: 22 / 07 / 2015

    Do you have broad digital expertise? Both creative and analytical skills? Do you have a passion for making a difference and inspiring people?

    ChildFund is seeking a Digital Media Coordinator for 12 months while our current digital specialist goes on maternity leave. The Digital Media Coordinator is responsible for helping to implement ChildFund New Zealand’s digital media strategy and drive online engagement with our supporters and other stakeholders. Please Email your CV and a covering letter to by the 17th of August.

  • ChildFund New Zealand Grants Manager

    Added: 25 / 06 / 2015

    18 month contract position

    Seeking a grant writer and manager with local and international donor connections. 

    ChildFund New Zealand is an international child-focussed development agency that works with some of the world’s most deprived, excluded and vulnerable children.

    ChildFund New Zealand is looking to expand its relationship with New Zealand and overseas institutional, government, corporate and individual grant donors. If you have a track record of developing and writing winning grant proposals, of providing exemplary reporting and of identifying and nurturing relationships with significant donors (funding levels of NZ$100,000 plus) then we would like to hear from you.

    You will lead the development of high quality funding submissions. Working alongside both the Programme Manager and the Development Effectiveness Advisor, you will develop and implement a grant funding strategy to attract funds to ChildFund Programmes in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Timor Leste, Kenya, Zambia and Papua New Guinea (and potentially the broader Pacific). Funding opportunities will align with ChildFund’s child-focused approach and the plans set by our partners in those communities.

    You must have at least three years’ experience as a grant writer and manager; be fully appraised of contemporary international development standards; and understand the specific issues related to both children in development and community development.  You must be able to work with results frameworks, logframes, and budgets. Prior experience working in international development and in developing countries would be an advantage.

    We would like to fill the role of Grants Manager before the end of July. The position is based in Auckland. A full position description is available on

    If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and how you meet the core role responsibilities outlined in the position description. Applications will close at 8am Monday 6 July and interviews will be scheduled Monday 13th July (or before).

    Only candidates legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered for an interview.

    For further information please contact Programme Director Shona Jennings on +64 9 966 0869 or

  • Legacy Administrator

    Added: 25 / 06 / 2015

    We seek an expert multi tasker who can manage a wide range administrative duties. Utilising your previous telemarketing experience you will also be able to secure appointments with existing ChildFund supporters for our bequest fundraisers.

    Based in the Auckland CBD you will be responsible for identifying potential Bequesters, securing and scheduling appointments, managing the bequest database, booking travel arrangements, and working alongside the bequest fundraisers to send out thank you notes, newsletters and presentation packs.   

    The role requires impeccable management of records, flexibility to take on a wide range of tasks and an ability to close appointments over the phone.  Being comfortable in a target driven environment that requires building rapport with ChildFund supporters is a given.  Handling customer databases, experience in managing upwards to sales personnel, and at least 3 years in a telemarketing role are essential.

    If you are looking to use your administrative and telemarketing experience in a more meaningful way, have excellent written and listening skills and possess a real can do attitude, then we would like to hear from you!

    This role is 20 hours a week, fixed term for 12 months.

    Applications close on 17 July 2015.

    To apply for this role and to request a copy of the Job Description, send your CV with a covering letter to clearly marked Legacy Administrator.