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Innovation Projects Team Member

Medical Pantry
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What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a people-person to help us with a new project that is based on how we reduce the burden of disposable healthcare waste e.g. gloves in the healthcare industry. You will be a diligent researcher and open to learning along the way. This project is open to University students and professionals of all experiences and year levels. As part of the role you will also have access to the greater Medical Pantry community for support and guidance (also being able to volunteer in our daily processes).


Researching the subject matter and building relationships with researchers and clinicians within the sustainability and healthcare sector Helping decide which way we take the project from research garnered Report writing from research Attending meetings with the rest of the Innovation team

Skills and Attributes

Has a good command of spoken and written English. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Good observation, communication, and interpersonal skills. Comfortable in using the internet and databases to find appropriate information Is organised and can follow processes.

Time commitment

30 mins - 1 hour per day, and an additional 5 hrs on weekends

About Us

Medical Pantry is an Australian charity based in Port Melbourne. We deliver surplus medical supplies to underserved communities over all over the globe. We collect surplus stock from manufacturers, distributors and hospitals, saving them from going to landfills. In 2021, we donated 15,000 tonnes and helped tens of millions of people access medical care. Our organisation is 100% volunteer-run. We have a diverse background ranging from university students to retirees; engineers to health professionals. We are all about a world with equitable healthcare for all. We aim to improve the sustainability, and reduce the wastage of medical equipment and supplies in Australia. If you share these values, we would love for you to join us and contribute to this mission!

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.