Jobs - 14 February 2020

Community Organiser - Hobart

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, retaining and inspiring volunteers, developing and training community leaders, and engaging target communities in meaningful dialogue and action for nature.

Note: This is a part time (30 hours per week) position and 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 (pro rata)
  • Ongoing career and professional development

Application Process 

We recommend that you review the position description before applying. 

Applicants are required to address the questions below, and along with your CV email your application to

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 COB on 5 March 2020

If you have any questions please contact Erica Maginnis by emailing