Green Jobs

Project Manager - Take 3 Surf Life Saving Clubs Program

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The 'Take 3' message is simple: find 3 pieces of rubbish to take away with you when you leave the beach, waterway, or anywhere you're keen to make a difference. If you're passionate about sharing this message, you could be the next Project Manager with Take 3. They have a new role for a person to help develop and distribute an education program aimed at engaging NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs (SLSC’s) to help them address litter, marine debris, and waste in their area – especially on their beaches.

Location: Between Newcastle and Wollongong. Successful applicant may work from the office in Paddington in Sydney, or remotely.
Working hours: 12 hr/week. It is hoped the successful applicant will contribute additional volunteer hours as necessary to fulfill the project objectives.
Salary: $30/hr.
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 12 September, 2014.
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Open Days and Info Evenings - Southern School of Natural Therapies

2014 Open Days & Information Evenings
If you live in Melbourne and are interested in learning about courses in complementary medicines, the Southern School of Natural Therapies have a number of Open Day's and Information Evenings coming up. The school has taught professional-level courses in Chinese medicine, naturopathy, Western herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, clinical myotherapy, massage and health science for over 50 years.Check out the dates for their Open Days. There are also more Open Days and Information Evenings scheduled for early 2014.

Where: Victoria Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic.
When: Open Days, 11am-4pm: 15 January; 3 May; 23 August; 15 November.
Information Evenings, 6pm – 7:30pm: 20 January, 12 May, 8 December.
Click here to contact the school for more information.

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Unfolding our future

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Photographer Michael Hall shares 11 confronting images showcasing the urgent need for climate change action.

Sustainability Education Projects Officer - Manly Council

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

If you love teaching kids about our beautiful planet, this could be your dream job. Manly Council is recognised for its leadership in the fields of sustainability and environmental management, so your role would be to ensure the continual improvement of education programmes. You will also be helping organise projects for the conservation of Manly's natural environment and for raising environmental awareness in the Manly Local Government Area. If you want to make a difference, you'll love this job.

Location: Manly, NSW
Working hours: Full time
Salary: $64,532 to $70,986 per annum
Applications close: 25 August, 2014
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My Aussie Farm Stay

My Aussie Farm Stay

Friday, 15 August 2014

Our staff writer Jess Crisp shares her experience of a farm stay in the Australian country.

Sustainability & Heritage Assistant – Rahamim Ecological Learning Community

Friday, 15 August 2014

This is a great opportunity for the green-fingered to get stuck into a variety of projects. The role includes maintaining St Joseph’s Mount four-hectare property, a dedicated sustainability demonstration site, which is a vital part of the Rahamim Ecological Learning Community. You will also have to look after the chooks, tend the heritage curtilage and gardens of 1870s mansion Logan Brae, coordinate the small organic market garden and ensure the polyhouse, shadehouse and garden beds are productive. If you love horticulture and thrive in an environment that focuses on education and sustainability, this is the role for you. You will need to have a current Work With Children Check and a Driver’s Licence.

Location: Bathurst, NSW.
Working hours: 28 hours per week or 8 days per fortnight.
Salary: $21 per hour.
Applications Close: 21 August, 2014.
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State Election Regional Coordinator - The Greens

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Be at the forefront of the Greens Victoria MP, Sue Pennicuik being re-elected in the state election in November. This position is ideal for someone passionate about community organising and political campaigning, and confident in coordinating volunteers. This is not your ordinary 9-5 job; you'll be working on weekends and evenings, and need to be self motivated and flexible. Make a difference working for a political party that believes in and stands up for what really matters. If you love working with a wide variety of people, have the ability to persuade, train and inspire and are passionate about a positive future in Australia, you will love this job.

Location: Melbourne, Vic.
Working hours: Full-time contract until December 2014.
Salary: $1000 per week.
Applications close: Sunday 10 August, with interviews 13 and 14 August, 2014.
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National Volunteer Program Coordinator - Bush Heritage Australia

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Take a lead role in the delivery of Bush Heritage’s Volunteer Program including working with key internal stakeholders to establish volunteer and community engagement activities. Actively promote Bush Heritage amongst external partners and stakeholders through your prior experience managing a dynamic volunteer program; coordinating individuals and groups in a membership-based or not-for-profit organisation with a proactive, results-oriented approach. Ideally, you will have an interest in the conservation or environment sector. Knowledge of natural resource management principles and/or a qualification in a HR related discipline is highly desirable. Experience with operations and logistics would be highly regarded. Some travel to remote areas of Australia may be required.

Location: North-East Australia (Cairns or Brisbane preferred), Qld.
Working hours: Full-time, permanent position (p/t flexible options considered).
Salary: circa $80,000 (inclusive of 9.5% superannuation), relocation support available.
Applications close: Wednesday 27 August, 2014.
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Training & Resource Officer - Indigenous early childhood care

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) is the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families. SNAICC is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Training and Resource Officer to assist in the delivery of current training programs for staff in early childhood and child and family welfare services. You will contribute to the design, development and delivery of new SNAICC Training Packages. Regular travel nationally is required.

Location: North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic.
Working hours: Full-time.
Salary: $62-67,000 + 9.25% Super (Salary Packaging offered $16,050 tax free, & meals entertainment)
Applications close: Monday 4 August, 2014.
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Senior Designer – Greenpeace Australia

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Here’s your opportunity to design for one of the world’s most iconic brands! You will create exciting design for everything from infographics, data visualisation and reports to subvertisements, protest banners, postcards and other online material to deliver campaigning and fundraising objectives. Your creative conceptual and production skills will ensure a consistent look and feel for the world’s most iconic environmental organisation, by refining and implementing the Greenpeace style guide. You will primarily be a print designer with an understanding of digital.

Location: Sydney, NSW.
Working hours: Full-time.
Salary: $74,521 + Super.
Applications close: Sunday 27 July, 2014.
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