Program Coordinator, Earth Assist – Perth, WA

Full Time, 2 year contract

At Conservation Volunteers we believe in offering everyone an opportunity to be involved in managing and protecting a healthy and sustainable environment. Do you share our vision and would you like to make a vital contribution to seeing it achieved?

Conservation Volunteers is Australia and New Zealand’s largest practical conservation organization engaging more than 12,500 volunteers in over 2,000 important environmental projects every year. By becoming a member of the Conservation Volunteers team, you will be using your skills to enable this work to continue.

Conservation Volunteers Australia offers Primary and High School students the opportunity to engage in practical conservation projects at their school and in the community through the Earth Assist Program.   The Earth Assist Program Coordinator will liaise with project partners and key government bodies including the Department of Education, the Department of Parks and Wildlife and Murdoch University to coordinate the activities relating to the Earth Assist Program.

For success in this role, you will need:

  • knowledge and experience in project coordination and management
  • qualifications in Conservation and Land Management and Secondary Teaching
  • confidence in making presentations to individuals and groups
  • good organisational skills

Sound knowledge of practical terrestrial conservation activities and the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner would be desirable.

Essential Qualifications

A full Driver’s license, Senior First Aid, Defensive Driving certificate, a Working with Children Check, OH&S and experience in project coordination and management are essential to ensure the safety of our volunteers.

For further details about the position read the Program Coordinator Earth Assist position description

Applications for this job addressing the Key Selection Criteria (in the position description) and Resume to be submitted via the application form below.

Application close date:  Sunday 22 January 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

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