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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tuesday, 29 January 2013

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Climate Program Manager, Plan in Australia

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Help communities overcome poverty and help children reach their potential by developing and implementing strategy and policy in relation to climate change adaptation and to support effective policy and practice that benefits boys and girls, their communities and other constituents in developing countries affected by climate change and disasters.

Location: Southbank, Melbourne, Vic.
Applications close: Sunday 3 February, 2013.
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CEO, Koya Aboriginal Corporation

Monday, 14 January 2013

If you have experience working with Aboriginal people in culturally secure protocols, you may be the right person to lead and motivate this unique not-for-profit organisation.

Location: Perth, WA.
Salary: $90,000 to $100,000
Applications close: Friday 1 February, 2013.
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Comms Manager, Oaktree Foundation

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

This is a voluntary, part-time role in one of the fastest growing international aid organisations completely run by people under the age of 26. Their anti-poverty campaigns include the hugely successful MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY concert and roadtrips.

Location: Melbourne, Vic.
Salary: Voluntary role.
Applications close: Thursday 24 January, 2013.
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Climate Change Campaigner - Centre for Australian Progress

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

The Centre for Australian Progress (CAP) is a new non-profit dedicated to building Australia’s civil society organisations and to ensuring that community interests are strongly represented in debates about our nation’s future, particularly renewable energy.

Location: Surry Hills, Sydney.
Salary: Starting salary between $65-85,000 (plus super) and an initial 4 month contract, with the possibility of extension.
Applications close: Monday 17 December, 2012.
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