Volunteer Coordinator

We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and waterways on which we work; the Ngunnawal people, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

About the Role

WWT is seeking a highly motivated full-time Volunteer Coordinator to oversee our volunteer programs, engaging with our existing 500+ volunteers and the attraction of new volunteers. This is a new role; you will bring your expertise and skills to improve the current program and take it to a new level. The right candidate will host regular gatherings, inductions and opportunities for WWT volunteers. We want to set a new benchmark in the appreciation and engagement of our volunteers to provide a mutually enjoyable experience.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience within the environmental sector will be highly regarded
  • 2+ years’ experience working in the areas of volunteer management
  • Proven ability to liaise and negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Proven ability to analyse and solve problems with humour and flexibility
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment
  • Experience in preparing and presenting to large groups


  • Self-motivated, high level of initiative and strong work ethic.
  • An appreciation of the outdoor life and all it involves as exploring landscapes and different terrains will form part of your role.
  • Sound presentation and communication skills (both oral and written) to be able to interact positively with a variety of people.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Team player, flexible with a positive attitude.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please email a one-page cover letter, current resume and address of selection criteria (found in position description) to (Reference: Volunteer Coordinator position).

Applications close: Friday, 4th October 2019.