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Research & Evaluation Officer

Organisation : ARACY

Location : Canberra (Canberra)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Community Development

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 28 Feb, 2019

About the Role

Your Purpose

The purpose of your position is to undertake evaluation and research and progress projects across a range of issues relating to the well being of Australian children and young people.

The types of research activities you will be undertaking include, drafting literature reviews and analysis; planning and collating data from experts and focus groups; collecting data using desk top methods for case studies; and drafting reports.  You will also be assisting with the design and execution of evaluation strategy for ARACY, our partners and clients. Working with our stakeholders and providing critical project management support will also be a key responsibility to ensure projects meet with client expectations.


To be successful you will have:

  • Research and reporting experience, producing written information to a high quality
  • Evaluation design and execution experience
  • Project management experience
  • Bachelors degree or above, preferably in social sciences or health

In addition, a commitment to the ARACY Values of Collaboration, Courage, Inclusion, Integrity, and Quality will be critical.


The benefits

ARACY offers flexible working arrangements and is located in central Canberra.

A remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant, commensurate with skills and experience.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : ARACY

ARACY exists to promote the well being of children and young people by collaboratively translating evidence into policy and practice.

We do this by addressing all areas of well being for young Australians from their earliest moments up to age 24. ARACY helps members achieve their goals by sharing evidence of what works, brokering opportunities, and connecting practitioners, researchers, and policymakers.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Diana Harris

Phone : (02) 6248 2400

Email :

Applicants should review the position description by visiting the ARACY website:

Applications MUST address the points above in a cover letter and provide curriculum vitae.

ARACY actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications should be submitted prior to Wednesday 20 February 2019 Eastern Australia Standard Time, either via email to or through Seek.

For more information please contact, Diana Harris on (02) 6248 2400.

Please quote in application: Research & Evaluation Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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