About the Role
NSW State Landcare Co-ordinator
An exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified person to join Landcare NSW as the State Landcare Co-ordinator working with a longstanding and successful grassroots community and environmental movement to deliver the Local landcare Coordinator Initiative in partnership with Local Land Services.
• Located preferably in regional NSW, area negotiable.
• Salary up to $115,000 per annum, plus employer’s contribution to superannuation
• Temporary, Full Time – up to 30th June 2019.
Overview and Context
Landcare is a unique community-based approach to managing and restoring Australia’s natural environment, improving the sustainability of agricultural activities, and building the resilience of communities. A common thread is the ethos of an enabled community addressing the challenges of ecologically sound and productive use of our natural resource base.
Landcare is an Australian icon, and has a proud history of 25 years of making a difference to local and regional communities. The State Landcare Co-ordinator position is based within Landcare NSW and is a senior leadership role in the Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative funded by the NSW Government.
The Position & Outcomes
The State Landcare Coordinator position was established within Landcare NSW under the Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative, a NSW State Government funded support program for Landcare in NSW, run in partnership with Local Land Services. The program has been running for just over two years and is guided by a Program Plan and an Implementation Plan http://www.landcare.nsw.gov.au/local-landcare-coordinator-initiative.
The State Coordinator, working in partnership with the Local Land Services Landcare Program Manager is responsible for the delivery of the Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative. The State Coordinator will focus on supporting the network of Local Coordinators and host organisations, delivering upon the Community of Practice roles identified in the Program plan, and providing oversight and support to Landcare NSW staff that deliver upon roles within the Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative (Member Services and Gateway/Communications).
The State Landcare Co-ordinator position is a senior leadership role in Landcare NSW. You will work with a highly skilled Executive Committee, an enthusiastic Council who are directly connected to the grassroots volunteers, and a small but dedicated team of staff to build the effectiveness of Landcare across NSW.
Key skills and attributes
- Experience and understanding of working with membership based organisations, preferably in the community based NRM sphere.
- Knowledge and understanding of Landcare – its structures, activities, support arrangements, opportunities and impediments.
- Productive, positive and innovative approach. Willingness to look outside the box for solutions.
- Extensive experience in;
- Project and program development, management and reporting
- Monitoring and evaluation, including data analysis and management
- Managing a small team, and developing a team approach to delivery
- Budgeting and financial management
- Developing and managing community group training and networking activities.
- High degree of interpersonal skills and ability to build effective partnerships,
- Communication skills, in particular within a remote team, a large volunteer Council and with volunteer community groups,
- Problem solving and conflict resolution abilities,
- Understanding of working with government.
To discuss the position, contact: Sonia Williams, Landcare NSW, phone 0411 113590 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Organisation
The State Landcare Co-ordinator position is based within Landcare NSW and is a senior leadership role in the Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative funded by the NSW Government.
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Please quote in application: NSW State Landcare Co-ordinator via Pro Bono Australia.