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Canberra Regional Representative for The Orangutan Project

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation
  • Time Required

    Regional Representatives volunteer for ten to fifteen hours per month, including some weekends.

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Marketing, Media, & Communications
    • Retail & Sales
  • Training

    You will receive training in our processes and procedures, as well as in the aspects of the role that are new to you, such as team management, recruitment, communications, or event coordination.

  • Reimbursement

    Approved costs are reimbursed

  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • Working with Children Check *

    You must have permission to volunteer in Australia, as well as a driver's licence and your own car. You will also need some space to store merchandise and equipment such as a marquee and table.

    * 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 a Regional Representative for our Canberra Team!

The role of Regional Representative is all about team management, fundraising and event coordination. It includes recruiting and training volunteers, planning and coordinating events, organising market stalls, managing and ordering merchandise, managing banking and budgets, and coordinating communications.

About the role of Canberra Regional Representative As a Regional Representative, you will manage a team of passionate, committed Fundraising and Events Volunteers. You will receive training and guidance to support in whatever you need to undertake this exciting role.

In this role, you will support and manage an existing group of passionated, experienced volunteers. Many of them have worked together for years and they have great ideas and energy for fundraising in the Canberra community. You will be supported and guided by previous Regional Representatives, as well as by the TOP Volunteers Fundraising Manager.

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 may be someone who is looking for a role where you can develop skills that will take you far. You're interested in event coordination or environmental science, and you're keen to learn or build on skills such as communication, banking and team management. This role is a great step in your career and will give you the skills and experience to help you achieve your goals.

Alternatively, you may have experience in all the responsibilities of this role, and you're looking for a new opportunity with a great cause. You know you can guide your team of Fundraising and Events Volunteers and you love coordinating events.

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.