Earth Hour Volunteer – Graphic Design Assistant

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Organisation : WWF-Australia

Location : Sydney

Time required : Up to 32 hours

Duration of project : Up to 6 months

Sector : Conservation & Environment

Posted on : 25 Nov, 2019

About the role

Bring your skills in Marketing, Communications, Community or NFP to support the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment – Earth Hour 2020 – and inspire millions of people to take action for our planet & nature.

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WWF’s global vision is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF-Australia is part of the WWF International Network, the world’s leading, independent conservation organisation. We are active in over 100 countries and have close to 5 million supporters internationally. WWF’s mission is to halt the decline of threatened plants and animals and to support their recovery. We know that we can achieve more by partnering, sharing, empowering communities, forming alliances and building a movement for the environment. Working together is the answer. It is our goal to bring about this unified voice for nature.

Earth Hour’s greatest strength is the power of people. Since it began in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has become the world’s largest grassroots movement for the planet. The campaign has brought the subject of climate change into the mainstream. At 8.30 pm on Saturday, 28 March 2020, the world will switch off its lights for one hour to send a strong message of support for stronger climate change action to protect biodiversity.

See what Earth Hour achieved last year

About the role

As part of the Earth Hour 2020 campaign, the Graphic Design Assistant will assist the Graphic Designer in creating design assets. This is a great hands-on experience for a junior designer to get exposure to preparing design for all mediums, including outdoor, print, magazine, video, digital, and display ads

Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Intermediate design skills
  • Able to use InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Design portfolio of work
  • Respect for and understanding of diversity and different cultures;
  • A passion for conservation and tackling climate change
  • Ability to work constructively both independently and as part of a team

WWF will provide you with:

  • A fun, creative and inspiring working environment
  • Experience working on a cutting edge global climate campaign
  • Exposure to leading climate change advocacy and community engagement

Please not that this role requires you to work on one Saturday, the 28th of March 2020.

WWF values diversity and is building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Applicants are encouraged to review the Job Description and can apply via Only those applicants applying online via the eRecruitment System will be considered.

Please include the following two attachments: (1) a cover letter/statements against the selection criteria and (2) your resume (CV), including two referees.

About the organisation

Organisation name : WWF-Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Earth Hour Volunteer – Graphic Design Assistant via Pro Bono Australia.


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