Jobs - 21 December 2021

Wilderness Defender - Face to Face Fundraiser - Melbourne

Our brilliant team has limited places for passionate and driven individuals to be at the forefront of growing the movement to protect nature and act on climate change.

  • Best practice, in-house, ethical face-to-face fundraising

  • Fantastic opportunities to learn and progress

  • Help put the power back in the hands of the people

About us:

The Wilderness Society is a grassroots environmental not for profit organisation, building a people-powered movement to protect and restore Australia's pristine natural places. We are proudly independent, meaning we are powered by everyday Australians, allowing us to always speak for nature first. We are dedicated to the protection and restoration of nature and wildlife within Australia.

The Position:

As part of a small and dynamic team, you will engage with people from all walks of life at a variety of street, shopping centres, and event locations across Melbourne. You will discuss the most urgent issues of our time and inspire people to join the movement by committing vital ongoing funding and support.

To Be Successful In This Role, You Will Be:

A confident communicator, you are someone who is passionate about nature and enthusiastic about changing it for the better. You are resilient and you understand the challenges that we face and the need for urgent, collective action.

  • Over 18 years old

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 3 full days each week

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of a valid working visa

What We Offer Our Face To Face Fundraisers:

  • A great starting wage of $29.23 per hour with added performance bonuses

  • Flexible hours (18-30 hours per week)

  • The chance to work with a team of fun, social fundraisers who share a genuine passion for nature

  • The opportunity to make a real change by being part of one of the oldest independent environmental groups in Australia

How To Apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining why you would make a great Wilderness Defender to Nicole Piperides at recruitment@wilderness.org.au using the subject line: Fundraiser - Melbourne.

Feel free to get in contact with any queries.