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Wilderness Defender Campaigner - Melbourne

West Melbourne

Reference: 3077636

Join our face-to-face fundraising team, inspiring everyday people to take action and ensure the success of The Wilderness Society's mission.

Independent and not-for-profit, The Wilderness Society relies on monthly donations from our members to continue our work protecting Australia's unique nature and wildlife. Our in house fundraising teams have signed up tens of thousands of members who support the organisation both financially and otherwise.

The Wilderness Society is at the forefront of a social and environmental movement dedicated to solving the climate crisis and protecting our natural world. We are a grassroots organisation with 40 years experience advocating for and protecting Australia's beloved wild places; Our vision is an Australian society that protects and respects the natural world to create a vibrant, healthy continent with positive connections between land, water, people and wildlife.


You will work somewhere different every day, around Melbourne and with opportunities for both regional and interstate travel. We fundraise on the streets, in shopping centres and at festivals and events. We are an ethical, specialist face-to-face team with a unique culture and great conditions. We provide you with ongoing training, support, and opportunities to get involved in The Wilderness Society's campaigns.

The role is casual, with up to full time hours available, and is paid $22.12 per hour + generous bonuses + super.


A confident communicator, you are someone who is curious about the world and wants to change it for the better. Experienced fundraisers preferred but anyone interested in a challenging and rewarding role is welcome to apply.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to The Wilderness Society's purpose and values
  • Commitment to professional and ethical standards.
  • Highly developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confident knowledge of environmental issues
  • Ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • Ability to achieve desired results in a variety of environments
  • Ability to work effectively individually or as part of a team

Applications Close: 30 Jun 2017