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Community Organiser - Sydney

The Wilderness Society

About Us

It all started in Tasmania in the 70s with the successful campaign to stop the damming of the Franklin River. Forty five years later, the Wilderness Society is still here. We’re here for remarkable places like the Kimberley, the Great Australian Bight and our biodiverse forests and bushlands. We’re here for endangered critters like the greater glider, swift parrot and numbat. We’re here with the power of nature-loving communities across Australia.

Join us to support the life that supports us all.

The Role

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.

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

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 annual leave
  • Ongoing career and professional development

Application Process

We recommend that you review the position description for further information and to inform your application content.

Applicants are required to address the below-targeted questions, and along with your CV.

Question 1: Tell us about an organising campaign you’ve been involved with. What lessons did you learn?

Question 2: Tell us about someone who you have previously mentored / coached? How did you overcome any challenges you experienced and what did you learn?

Applications close when we have found the right applicant, apply ASAP.

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

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