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Volunteer Sustainability Officer (Not-for-Profit & Charity Community Consultants)

  • Location: Across: Melbourne VIC, Banyule VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Heidelberg VIC, Docklands VIC, Doncaster VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Indigenous Australians
  • Time Required

    10+ hours per fortnight/month (negotiable)

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Fundraising & Events
    • IT & Web Development
    • Translating & Interpreting
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Writing & Editing
  • Training

    • Fair Work Ombudsman Training • Council of Social Services Training • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Training • Mandate Report Training • Basic Governance Knowledge Training etc.

  • Reimbursement

    Negotiable

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

    • Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
    • Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
    • Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
    • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
    • Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
    • Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
    • Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
    • Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
    • Great communication and listening skills;
    • Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
    • Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Tasks and duties

  • Assessing community needs and impacts to the environment.
  • Speaking with relevant stakeholders.
  • Representing the organisation at forums.
  • Working with stakeholders to develop projects to create positive community impacts.
  • Making recommendations on existing projects to lessen negative community impacts.
  • Providing information and guidance to the community about sustainable practices, resources available and upcoming projects.
  • Investigating and keeping across best practice sustainability.
  • Preparing documentation for grants.
  • Developing sustainability programs.

Sustainability Officers spend a lot of time indoors in an office, but they also spend a lot of time out in the community.


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