Jobs - 17 October 2019

Position Vacant: Lead Community Organiser - Sydney

The Position

We have an opportunity for a Lead Community Organiser to join our team, bringing your outstanding leadership experience and passion for nature. In this role you will build and foster networks amongst volunteers and team leaders with a focus on building a bigger and more diverse movement for nature and climate action as part of our ambitious Movement for Life national community organising program.

You will be responsible for the day to day management and development of community organisers, organising teams across multiple locations. You will also recruit volunteers, develop and train community leaders and engage target communities in meaningful dialogue and action. 

It therefore goes without saying that you have excellent communication skills and are able to collaborate with stakeholders to develop and implement community organising strategies.

You will be joining a passionate yet supportive organisation who are at the forefront of Australia's most historic environmental campaigns. The salary range for this role is 85,000 to 95,000.

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
  • Ethical superannuation
  • 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 targeted questions below, and along with your CV email your application to recruitment@wilderness.org.au.

Question 1: Detail a successful organising program you’ve managed and what were the elements that made it successful?

Question 2: What do you see as the biggest challenges for the environment movement and how can community organising address these?


If you have any questions please contact Erica Maginnis at recruitment@wilderness.org.au 
*Previous applicants need not apply