- Regional QLD > Mackay
- $41.32 per hour + 10.5% super + 17% annual leave loading
- Job posted on: 20th Jul 2022
- Applications close:
Mackay Conservation Group is looking for an experienced person to help build our Urannah Dam campaign. Your role will be to organise community opposition to the plan to dam the Urannah & Massey Creeks in Central Queensland. We need someone with voluntary or paid experience in campaigning who can help us inform the public about the proposal and organise effective opposition.
Mackay Conservation Group was established in 1984 and is the lead environmental organisation in the Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday region. We have campaigned for protection of woodlands, rainforests, oceans and our rivers for more than 35 years. In 2022 we will be working on two campaigns: preventing pollution caused by burning coal and maintaining and restoring the rivers that flow to the Great Barrier Reef.
Mackay Conservation Group is located a beautiful part of the world. The Great Barrier Reef is to our east and the tropical rainforests of Eungella to our west. The Whitsunday Islands are in the northern part of our region. If built, the Urannah Dam will destroy the most pristine watercourses in Central Queensland and will push significant species towards extinction.
You must have experience in campaign work, either as a volunteer or paid staff member. You must have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and identify their passions, skills and abilities to ensure that they can effectively contribute to the campaign.
As a community organiser, you will work alongside other campaign staff based at the Mackay Environment Centre. You will be assisted in this role by the Mackay Conservation Group Coordinator.
Your responsibilities will be to:
For more information about this role contact Peter McCallum on 0402 966 560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Urannah Dam Campaigner - Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday Region enquiry via EthicalJobs.