POLICIES + RESOURCES - ACCI
ACNC External Conduct Standards Risk Management for churches – summary
In July 2019, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) introduced new external conduct standards, which impact churches running overseas missions programs. Learn more via our ECS Risk Management Summary or FAQs.
External Conduct Standards – Overseas Operation Policy template for churches
This is a draft template for an Overseas Operation Policy. ACC church boards can take it, modify as needed, and use as part of their strategy for managing ECS risk and compliance.
The Biblical Basis for Missions and Development – discussion paper
We unpack why holistic and sustainable development means participating in God’s redemptive plan and Christ’s mission of reconciliation, and what this should look like.
These are the guidelines we abide by to ensure we form great partnerships that operate with legal, financial and ethical integrity.
Changing Practices and Mindsets Toolkit
This toolkit is for people who are helping Christian faith-based actors involved in long-term residential care programs transition from institutional to non-institutional (family and community-based) child welfare programs.
Holistic Understanding of Poverty – discussion paper
We explore what poverty really is, as well as which methods we should employ to address it.
Justice for the Poor – discussion paper
God has called His Church to be a voice speaking out against injustice and a remedy to the poverty it causes. We are called to live a counter-cultural life marked by justice, mercy, love, generosity, and selflessness. This paper explores our role in all of this.
Kinnected Ethical Volunteering – guidelines
Information about how volunteers and visitors can best support vulnerable children.
Kinnected is a program run by ACCI Relief that seeks to preserve and strengthen families, and assist children currently living in residential care to achieve their right to be raised in a family. ACCI Relief believes that the family is the best place for the holistic development and care of a child. This booklet describes our aims and methodology.
Caring for the environment - positional paper
We explore the importance of the environment and human responsibility for the care of the earth.
The policies below outline our approach to areas of development activity as well as our relationship
with donors. If there’s any other information you’d like, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
from ACCI and our field workers.
available for download and review below:
our commitment to achieving high standards and ensures accountability to all
stakeholders. Complaints or feedback can be submitted to ACCI Director John Hunt, via the contact
details below, or to any other ACCI employee, field worker or strategic partner.