Humanitarian Roster
Humanitarian roster of professionals

RedR Australia is a leader in humanitarian best practice. We assess, select and deploy skilled specialists globally to help communities prepare for, respond to and recover from crises and conflict. Thousands of humanitarian leaders who have chosen to join the RedR Australia roster are responding to disasters and supporting our partners around the globe to achieve our common Humanitarian vision.

Who we work with

Fifteen United Nations Offices, Agencies, Funds, Governments, International NGOs and Other Entities call on RedR Australia to supply skilled personnel during global emergencies. By providing temporary surge capacity support, we help to boost their international response capacity. We also provide personnel to support their efforts in affecting disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness, recovery and stabilisation activities in disaster-prone countries.

As the only United Nations (UN) Standby Partner in the Asia-Pacific and southern hemisphere, RedR Australia is well prepared to provide the valuable, sought after skills needed to build resilience, relieve suffering and strengthen our partners.

Key in demand skillsets

RedR Australia recruit specialists from all stripes onto our roster, from experts in logistics to world leaders in gender, to pioneers in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. We maintain a roster of over 1000 senior technical specialists from around the world demonstrating a range of skill areas. The following skill profiles are currently in high demand:

• Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP)
• CASH and Voucher (CBI)
• Child Protection
• Civil Military Coordination
• Climate Change
• Communications in Emergencies
• Disability Inclusion
• Disaster Risk Reduction / Disaster Risk Management (DRR/DRM)
• Durable Solutions / Stabilisation and Recovery
• Education in Emergencies (EiE)
• Elections
• Emergency Telecommunications
• Food Security
• Gender/ Gender Based Violence (GBV)
• Information Management / GIS
• Livelihoods
• Localisation
• Logistics
• Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
• Peacebuilding and Governance
• Protection
• Preventing Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH)
• Public Health / Health Cluster Coordination
• Shelter / Site Planning
• Water Security / Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

We have a diverse global roster of talent with extensive experience, language capabilities and cultural competencies.

Where we work

Every year from our roster of more than 1000 professionals, we deploy more than 100 experts to over 30 countries around the world.

Assessment and vetting

Roster applicants are thoroughly assessed, screened and pre-vetted prior to joining the RedR Australia roster. All of our roster members have at least five years of technical experience, with most members averaging 10 – 15 years’ experience. Additionally, they have all worked in global emergency response contexts and are flexible, resilient and have strong emotional intelligence to respond to diverse crises. 

We have a zero-tolerance policy on misconduct and sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment and all our specialists are thoroughly screened and vetted to industry best standard.


Read more

Explore the work roster members have been doing in the field.

Why work with us?

Benefits of joining the RedR Australia roster.

Meet our professionals

Our people represent a talented and diverse group of individuals.

Roster FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the RedR Australia Roster.