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Location : Sydney (Hobart)

Organisation : The Wilderness Society Ltd

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 25 Jul, 2018

About the Role

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Wilderness Society Ltd

Who We Are


The Wilderness Society is an independent environmental advocacy organisation supported by around 30,000 members. 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, James Price Point in the Kimberley and numerous World Heritage Areas. Today, we're training a new generation of environmental leaders with a sophisticated community organising program, while building support for effective and lasting change through our communications. Australia's natural environment and the life it supports is its great advantage, The Wilderness Society exists to protect it.


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. 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. The role will work on broad cross-organisational building efforts, as well as on specific campaigns for The Wilderness Society. 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 If this is you, we want to hear from you!

Apply for this Job

Position Description : CC_Community Organiser_July_2018

For details concerning this role, please contact

Erica Maginnis

Phone : 0362701701

Email : erica.maginnis@wilderness.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Community Organiser – Sydney via Pro Bono Australia.


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