- Job posted on: 9th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
Psychology for a Safe Climate (PSC) is currently seeking new members to join the Board. We are looking to appoint a new Secretary on the Board, who will be responsible for governance and compliance with constitutional requirements. We are also seeking additional new Board Members to ensure preservation of the organisation’s culture and values as well as successful succession planning over the coming years.
PSC is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2010 in Melbourne. We work to build people’s capacity to respond constructively to climate change by promoting and strengthening mental health and wellbeing, engaging with those working on climate change, the caring professions, and the broader community.
We understand that the climate crisis arouses deeply disturbing feelings of fear, powerlessness and grief, which are commonly suppressed, ignored or denied. We support people to respond constructively to this crisis by providing them with the opportunity to acknowledge and explore their emotional responses. We offer workshops, talks and seminars to mental health professionals, climate activists, climate researchers, policy makers and scientists.
It is currently an exciting time of growth and expansion of our services with our Climate Aware Practitioners (CAP) professional outreach programme now underway. See more details about our work here.
We are seeking individuals to join the Board who have a strong commitment to Climate Action and our work.
The PSC Board current responsibilities include all governance and certain operational activities:
We are looking for individuals who, ideally, have:
Particularly, we are looking to add experience to the Board in one or more of the following areas:
We will review applications as they come in - please apply as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted via zoom as suitable applications are received.