Save the Children Client Brief

Original Text: Save the Children Client Brief


Save the Children's Background

Save the Children (STC) was founded in 1919 by a British humanitarian, Eglantyne Jebb, to aid children in war struck areas of central Europe. Ninety two years on STC continue to work with her drive and energy. STC alliance is the world’s largest independent organisation which is fragmented into 29 national organisations. The organisations help deliver programmes in more than 120 countries around the world to secure a child’s rights to health, education and protection. Their work extends from emergency relief and long term development to break the cycle of poverty. In 1951, Save the Children started programming in Australia where they manage and carry out programs in Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Internal Environment

Save the Children’s (STC) culture is a not for profit organisations that work with like minded people who share the organisations vision. Their success as the world's leading independent organisation fighting for children's rights depends on good governance, strong management, effective programmes and public trust and confidence. STC has made a significant decision to bring together all programme work in 120 countries into one management structure to continue growth and double the scale of international work. These changes mean that the organisation can be more efficient in their work and accountable to children. STC's corporate values are created around accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity. These values are embedded into the culture and are reflective in their programmes they setup.

STC’s international body consists of 15,000 employees working in Health, Protection, Education and Emergency. STC Australia has ….. employees, 250 volunteers and 300 members operating nationally and some overseas countries. The organisations corporate governance and performance are the responsibility of its voluntary board members and management. Employees, volunteers and members administer the day-by-day operations and manage and carry out existing and new programs. Volunteers are an part of the organisation and their roles vary from educating, advocating and fundraising for the organisation. The staff working for STC, work in the most difficult and dangerous places every day, have integrity, passion and energy to continue their invaluable commitment to children despite the difficult global context the world faces.

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Revised Text:

Background

Save the Children (STC) was founded in 1919 by the British humanitarian, Eglantyne Jebb, to aid children in war struck areas of central Europe. Ninety two years on, STC continues to work with the drive and energy of the founder.

The STC alliance is the world’s largest independent organisation and is fragmented into 29 national organisations. These organisations help deliver programmes in more than 120 countries around the world to secure children’s rights to health, education and protection. Their work includes emergency relief and long term development to break the cycle of poverty.

In 1951, Save The Children started programming in Australia which manages and carries out programs in; Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Internal Environment

Save the Children’s (STC) culture is a 'not for profit organisation' that works with like minded people who share the organisation's vision. Their success as the world's leading independent organisation fighting for children's rights depends on good governance, strong management, effective programmes and public trust and confidence.

STC made a significant decision to bring together all programme work in 120 countries in one management structure to continue growth and to double the scale of international work. This change means that the organisation can be more efficient in its work and accountable to children. STC's corporate values are centered around; accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity. These values are embedded in the culture and are reflected in the programmes they setup.

STC’s international body consists of 15,000 employees working in; Health, Protection, Education and Emergency. STC Australia has ... employees, 250 volunteers and 300 members operating nationally and in some overseas countries. The organisation's corporate governance and performance are the responsibility of its voluntary board members and management.

Employees, volunteers and members administer the day-to-day operations and manage, and carry out, existing and new programs. Volunteers are a part of the organisation and their roles include educating, advocating and fundraising for the organisation. The staff of STC work in the most difficult and dangerous places every day. They have integrity, passion and the energy to continue their invaluable commitment to children despite the difficult global context the world faces.

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