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Climate Change Analyst (Voluntary) - Borneo Nature Foundation - Remote

Australian Volunteers Program

About the assignment

We’re looking for a Climate Change Analyst who can volunteer in Indonesia for 6 months. Join the Australian Volunteers Program to contribute to sustainable development across Indonesia.

About the Partner Organisation

BNF's Aim is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Indonesia since being established they have developed a strategy for implementing NDC (National Determined Contribution) to achieve low-emissions and climate-resilient development. BNF works in three landscapes, namely Sebangau which is dominated by swamp forest, Rungan landscape, a mixture of the forest of kerangan and Barito Ulu, a hill forest in the Heart of Borneo. All three are representatives of the ecosystem in Central Kalimantan.

The activities carried out by BNF focus on research, forest restoration, and supporting communities to develop sustainable livelihoods and environmental protection. BNF develops cooperation and partnerships with various parties such as the central government through the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, local governments, universities, and local communities. This NDC implementation strategy opens up opportunities for contributions from various parties, including NGOs, to participate in the achievement of NDC targets. Therefore, BNF needs an expert in climate change issues who will advise how BNF effectively communicates or report BNF climate change activities.

About the Position: 

  • You’ll be providing support as a ‘strategic advisor’ to provide technical input about protected area design, planning, and management in the Rungan Landscape
  • You’ll need a master's degree in environmental studies or public policy with 5 years of experience working on climate change issues.
  • You’ll gain an incredible opportunity to contribute to reducing climate change across Indonesia

A position description is attached.

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