- Location: Canberra ACT
- Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
- Category: Environment & Conservation
Approximately six hours per month, including some weekends and evenings
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Skilled Volunteers
- Wheelchair Access
Type of work
- Fundraising & Events
- Retail & Sales
Training in event coordination and the threats facing orangutans is provided when you become a volunteer.
Approved costs are reimbursed
- Working with Children Check *
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Are you interested in joining a community of like-minded people to help save orangutans?
We need Fundraising and Events Volunteers for our Canberra fundraising team!
Fundraising and Event Volunteers are crucial in assisting The Orangutan Project (TOP) to raise funds for the conservation of orangutans and their rainforest homes.
About Fundraising and Events Volunteers In this role, you will take part in a wide range of fundraising activities such as events, market stalls, quiz nights, and school presentations. You'll encourage the public to purchase orangutan adoptions and merchandise or donate to our projects. You'll explain what The Orangutan Project is all about and help people understand the threats facing orangutans.
During your time with us, you will receive training, support and guidance to develop your skills. This is an exciting role where you can spread your wings while raising funds that go directly to Sumatra and Borneo to save orangutans.
About you You're passionate about the environment, especially about protecting and saving orangutans and other species from extinction. You are good with people and like getting out and about in your local community. You have time and energy, and you want to make a difference.
You're excited about the opportunity to be part of something bigger, and you're willing to learn how to be an effective Fundraising and Events Volunteer with us.
You may be interested in event coordination, retail and sales, or environmental science, and you're keen to learn new skills. This role is a great step in your career and will give you skills and experience to help you achieve your goals.
Or you might already have experience in some of the aspects of this role, and you're looking for a new opportunity to share your skills and experience.
If you're interested in finding out more, please apply through this ad. We will send you an application form and the Position Description for this role.
About The Orangutan Project Volunteering with the Orangutan Project, you’ll meet passionate people who are making a difference to help orangutans and the forest communities who share their home. Best of all, 100 per cent of the donations you collect go directly to supporting orangutan conservation.
The Orangutan Project highly values our wonderful volunteers and the enormous contribution they make. Our volunteers help raise much-needed funds and awareness about the urgency of conservation of critically-endangered orangutans and their forests. We are always delighted to welcome new volunteers to The Orangutan Project.