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Community Organiser - Sydney

The Wilderness Society

Who We Are

The Wilderness Society is an independent environmental advocacy organisation supported by around 40,000 engaged supporters. The work we do leverages our strong base to build a mass movement for climate action and nature conservation in Australia. Since 1976, we've stood at the forefront of the country's most historic campaigns, including the Franklin River, Fraser Island, Tasmanian Forests, Great Australian Bight, James Price Point in the Kimberley and numerous World Heritage Areas.

The Position

The purpose of the Wilderness Society's Community Organising program, 'Movement For Life', is to build a grassroots movement and the people power required to deliver our vision and purpose.

The Community Organiser role is focussed on building a movement for nature protection and climate action. The role involves recruiting, retaining and inspiring volunteers, developing and training community leaders, and engaging target communities in meaningful dialogue and action for nature.

Note: This position will often require work outside of standard 9-5 business hours.

The Benefits

Be part of one of Australia’s largest environmental advocacy organisations with over 40 years of success. We’re committed to looking after our staff by offering fair pay and fantastic benefits, including:

  • Flexible working conditions
  • Work-life balance
  • Five weeks of annual leave
  • Ongoing career and professional development

Application Process

We recommend that you review the position description before applying.

Applications will include the following;

  • A one (1) page document addressing the questions below
  • A one (1) page cover letter briefly addressing the essential knowledge and skills found within the positions description
  • Your resume/CV

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Question 1: Provide an example of an organising campaign you have been involved with. What lessons did you learn?

Question 2: Outline an experience you have had mentoring / coaching someone? How did you overcome any challenges you experienced and what did you learn?

If you have any questions please contact Erica Maginnis by emailing recruitment@wilderness.org.au using the subject line: Community Organiser - Sydney enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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