Green Jobs

Take action on climate change!

Climate action summit

21-23 June, 2013
Put your concerns into action! You can help motivate communities to demand climate action at Australian Climate Action Summit this year. Over the two-day summit, you will have the opportunity to talk with successful campaigners about a clean energy future. The activist panel comes from all around Australia and across different sectors, including George Monbiot, Drew Hutton, Prof. Lesley Hughes, Cate Faehrmann MP, Fiona Armstrong, Simon Butler and Tony Mohr. Before the Summit, you may join the Friday night forum at the NSW Parliament House to discuss and explore community climate action through the law and media. The guest panel includes Michelle Maloney, Larissa Waters, Jane Rawson and Graham Readfearn.

Where:Friday night forum at Parliament House Theatreette, NSW Parliament House; Summit at Sydney Secondary College, Blackwattle Bay Campus, Taylor Street, Glebe NSW.
When:Friday night forum 6pm-8pm 21 June; Summit 22-23 June, 2013.
Click here for registration and more information.

$100,000 is up for grabs!

Australian ethical

Applications close July 1, 2013

Australian Ethical community grants applications are now open! As part of their community involvement, Australian Ethical donates ten percent of its annual profits to charitable, benevolent and conservational projects. This year, over $100,000 is up for grabs for organisations believing they could use the money to build a better future for the planet and its inhabitants. Applications close on the 1st of July so get in fast!

Click here to apply, or visit their website at for more information.

Community Organiser, Environment Victoria

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

The Community Organiser position has been established to assist Environment Victoria deliver the ‘Reclaim Victoria’s Environment’ campaign and build our active supporter base. The Community Organiser will recruit, support and motivate Environment Victoria volunteers to communicate with Victorians about the failure of government to protect our environment and the positive, inspiring actions that our governments should be taking.

Location: Melbourne, Vic.
Applications close: Friday 21 June, 2013.
Click here for more info.

Millie Ross

5 minutes with Millie Ross

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Already a horticulturalist, garden designer, TV researcher and radio broadcaster, Millie Ross has now released a book. In The Thrifty Gardener, Millie sets out to prove that you don’t need rules, stuff or knowledge to have a great garden – just get out your back door and get involved!

Do Something Just Near You

Do Something Near You

13-19 May, 2013
During National Volunteer Week this year, you can contribute by volunteering in just 30 seconds. Visit and type in your postcode, and you will find a whole range of ongoing volunteering opportunities near you. The DoSomethingNearYou is an initiative of the charity DoSomething! founded by Jon Dee. The website aims to bring local organisations and community members together with different events and involvements. Organisations such as the Salvos, Vinnies, Red Cross, the SES and Rural Fire Service, Meals on Wheels, Smith Family, Rotary, Lions, Scouts, Guides, Men’s Sheds, Surf Life Saving Clubs, CWA, VIEW, Neighbourhood Watch, RSPCA shelters and many more are listed in all 16,000 suburbs around Australia with their various volunteering opportunities for you. Visit the website and get volunteering now!

Where: Around Australia.
When: 13-19 May, 2013.
Click here for more information.

Senior Projects Officer, Wildlife Queensland

Monday, 13 May 2013

Wildlife Queensland, part of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland, is looking for a dynamic, hard-working and friendly person to work in a 12 month contract part-time position. You will develop, plan and undertake a number of significant activities to increase the level of community participation to advance Wildlife Queensland’s conservation outcomes and raise their public profile. This role will be looking after a range of programs focused on community engagement and citizen science as well as education and publications.

Location: Brisbane, Qld.
Salary: $63,450 and $66,700 p.a. full‐time equivalent plus super.
Applications close: Tuesday 28 May, 2013.
Click here for more info.

Community Organiser - Nature Conservation Council of NSW

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Join the Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC of NSW) to help contain mining expansion. The position is an ideal opportunity for candidates with a passion for the environment, and a strong desire to work with community organisations to promote a sustainable future for New South Wales. The Community Organiser will work with our members, supporters and the broader community to build pressure for environmentally and socially responsible public policy. The successful applicant will recruit and supervise volunteers, collaborate with members and work actively to expand and engage the NCC of NSW's network of supporters and campaign partners. This position is central to the NCC's increased efforts to constrain destructive mining and gas expansion across the state.

Location: Sydney, NSW.
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 + super.
Applications close: 9am, Monday April 15, 2013.
Click here for more info.

Media & Comms Manager, Sustainable Table

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

This small and agile team is looking for someone with a wealth of corporate or not-for-profit experience in developing and delivering effective media and communications campaigns.

Location: Melbourne, Vic.
Salary: $70,000 + super.
Applications close: Wednesday 20 February, 2013.
Click here for more info.

Executive Assistant to CEO, Greenpeace

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

This role provides executive support for the CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific. It's an exciting opportunity to use your exceptional administrative skills to secure a more sustainable and peaceful world.

Location: Sydney, NSW.
Applications close: Thursday 14 February, 2013.
Click here for more info.


The four day work week

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Could collectively altering our work schedule change the world we live in?

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