employment - positions vacant


At Conservation Volunteers we believe that we should offer everyone an opportunity to be involved in managing and protecting a healthy and sustainable environment. If you share that vision and would like to make a critical contribution to seeing it achieved, then consider joining our team of passionate and enthusiatic staff.

As a team, we make it possible for thousands of volunteers, both local and international, to join us every year to help plant thousands of trees, clear hectares of weeds, improve river health, save endangered species and protect our cultural heritage.


As a not-for-profit organisation we make use of various options to make our package as attractive as possible, but we also acknowledge that the people who join us do it for more than the money - it is about using your particular qualifications and skills to make a real difference.

For more information on any of these vacancies, email employment@cva.org.au  


Read the story of a Team Leader

Aimee Silla - Fauna Conservationist
Jono McPhail - Land Conservationist

TEAM LEADER POSITION DESCRIPTION


A Team leader is responsible for the safety. welfare and supervision of volunteers, ensuring that they enjoy a positive experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements on practical conservation projects for the betterment of the Australian environment. 

Even if there is not a position listed below which is available in your area, we welcome the receipt of your application which will be kept on file in case a position does arise in the future.

Position Description- Team leader

Position Description - Casual Team Leader

Applications for available positions, or networking applications for other areas, addressing the Key Selection Criteria which can be found in the Position Descriptions above, plus resume, and a copy of Driver's licence and Senior First Aid, should be forwarded to employment@cva.org.au 

If after reading the Team Leader Position Description at the top of this page you would like to register your interest in a role as a Team Leader for positions which may arise in the future , please send your resume to: employment@cva.org.au with your Name and Location in the subject line of your email.


POSITIONS VACANT


Team Leader - All Offices

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.

The team leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work, ensuring our volunteers enjoy a positive project experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements.

For success in this role you will need knowledge and experience in the application of Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures, sound knowledge of practical terrestrial conservation activities, excellent people management and training skills, good organizational skills and the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner.

A full Driver’s license, Senior or Level II First Aid and a Defensive Driving certificate are essential to ensure the safety of our volunteers.  Conservation Volunteers will provide training to Level 3 standard in an OH&S subject as well as applying for a Working with Children Check for the successful applicant.

 
If you enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment, applications should be forwarded to employment@cva.org.au as soon as possible, but no later than Sunday 3rd August


Regional Manager - Townsville, Queensland

Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit, community based organisation that is dedicated to connecting people with our environment. Each year we engage over 12,500 local and international volunteers on over 2,000 important projects that make a significant difference to our unique country and its inhabitants. By joining the Conservation Volunteers team, you will be helping us to achieve our vision of a healthy and sustainable environment for all Australians.

We are seeking a person who has the knowledge and experience to be able to develop our business in the Townsville region.  

The Regional Manager needs to have the ability to think laterally in seeking new project partners and funding sources, the confidence to be able to market our services to a wide range of people and the organisational skills to be able to run an office with a small team of dedicated staff. 

Excellent report writing and computer skills are a must and previous experience in writing successful grants or funding applications would be a bonus. Qualifications, networks or personal experience in the conservation industry would be an advantage, but proven business acumen is of more importance.


If you enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment, please forward your application addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your resume, complete with current references, to employment@cva.org.au by Sunday 27th July

Regional Manager - ACT / South East NSW (Canberra)  

Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit, community based organisation that is dedicated to connecting people with our environment. Each year we engage over 12,500 local and international volunteers on over 2,000 important projects that make a significant difference to our unique country and its inhabitants. By joining the Conservation Volunteers team, you will be helping us to achieve our vision of a healthy and sustainable environment for all Australians.

Based in Canberra, we are seeking a person who has the knowledge and experience to be able to develop our business in the ACT- South East NSW region.
The Regional Manager needs to have the ability to think laterally in seeking new project partners and funding sources, the confidence to be able to market our services to a wide range of people and the organisational skills to be able to run an office with a small team of dedicated staff. 
Excellent report writing and computer skills are a must and previous experience in writing successful grants or funding applications would be a bonus. Qualifications, networks or personal experience in the conservation industry would be an advantage, but proven business acumen is of more importance.

 
If you enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment, please forward your application addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your resume, complete with current references, to employment@cva.org.au by Sunday 27th July.

IT Support Officer - Head Office (Ballarat)
Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit, community based organisation that is dedicated to connecting people with our environment. Each year we engage over 12,500 local and international volunteers on over 2,000 important projects that make a significant difference to our unique country and its inhabitants. By joining the Conservation Volunteers team, you will be helping us to achieve our vision of a healthy and sustainable environment for all Australians.

Based at the Head Office in Ballarat, we are seeking an individual who has the knowledge and experience to be able to support our business across Australia and provides a high standard of customer service via telephone or email.

The IT Support Officer is the first point of contact for IT issues and requests and resolves them in a timely and professional manner. Providing in-person and remote support to our offices, as well as guidance and training, you will have advanced troubleshooting and problem solving skills. 3 plus years’ experience in supporting desktop and notebook computers is essential and experience in supporting mobile devices such as mobile phones, smartphones and tablets is highly regarded.

Position Description - IT Support Officer

If you enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment, please forward your application addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your resume, complete with current references, to employment@cva.org.au by COB Monday 28th July


Casual Team Leader - Brisbane, Queensland
Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit, community based organisation that is dedicated to connecting people with our environment. 

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.
While this position will be based in Brisbane, the ability to be away from home on residential projects is essential for this role.
The casual team leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work, ensuring our volunteers enjoy a positive project experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements.
For success in this role you will need knowledge and experience in the application of Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures, sound knowledge of practical terrestrial conservation activities, excellent people management and training skills, good organizational skills and the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner.

A full Driver’s license, Senior or Level II First Aid and a Defensive Driving certificate are essential to ensure the safety of our volunteers.  Conservation Volunteers will provide training to Level 3 standard in an OH&S subject as well as applying for a Working with Children Check for the successful applicant.

 
If you enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment, please forward your application addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your resume, complete with current references, to employment@cva.org.au by Sunday 27th July.

Casual Team Leader - Hamilton, Victoria   

Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit, community based organisation that is dedicated to connecting people with our environment. 

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.
While this position will be based in Hamilton, the ability to be away from home on residential projects is essential for this role.
The casual team leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work, ensuring our volunteers enjoy a positive project experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements.
For success in this role you will need knowledge and experience in the application of Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures, sound knowledge of practical terrestrial conservation activities, excellent people management and training skills, good organizational skills and the ability to complete simple reports in a timely manner.

A full Driver’s license, Senior or Level II First Aid and a Defensive Driving certificate are essential to ensure the safety of our volunteers.
 Conservation Volunteers will provide training to Level 3 standard in an OH&S subject as well as applying for a Working with Children Check for the successful applicant.

 
If you enjoy a flexible and dynamic working environment, please forward your application addressing the Key Selection Criteria and your resume, complete with current references, to employment@cva.org.au by Sunday 27th July.

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