Join the 350.org Australia team

350.org is an international movement of ordinary people building a grassroots movement to stand up to the fossil fuel industry, and support a just transition from coal, oil and gas to a renewable-energy future for all. Our vision is for a future that is just and equitable, with our communities and ecosystems thriving and protected from the impacts of climate change.

350.org Australia is a supportive, small team with benefits including professional development and training, an Employee Assistance Program, the ability to work flexibly and from home, and cultural leave provided to employees.

350.org Australia is an equal opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to apply for advertised roles. 


Paid positions

Our Islands Our Home Organiser

  • Location: Cairns
  • Salary: $70,000 per annum, plus superannuation
  • Hours: Full time (38 hours per week) or 0.6-0.8 FTE if preferred 
  • Contract period: This is 12 month position
About this Role

This role will work within the Our Islands Our Home team and alongside our partner organisations to help deliver the goals of the Our Islands Our Home campaign. This will include consulting and working with the Torres Strait Islander community in Cairns to run a nonpartisan campaign in the lead up to the Federal election, expected in early 2022, calling for climate change impacts on the Torres Strait to be addressed. In this role your duties will include:

  • Providing training and support to Torres Strait Islander community members to take action on the campaign.
  • Organising community events that educate and mobilise the broader Cairns community.
  • Collecting content and stories for promoting the campaign, video footage, and photos.
  • Coordinating advocacy efforts targeting all candidates and parties in the lead up to the next Federal election.
  • Inviting local media outlets to cover the campaign and interview campaign spokespeople.
Required skills & experience:
  • Commitment to the goals of the Our Islands Our Home campaign and passion for climate justice
  • Confidence to organise and speak at campaign events and meetings
  • An understanding of how to use social media and other digital tools
  • The ability to inspire, train and mentor people and groups to take action for the Our Islands Our Home campaign
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • A commitment to being a team player, able to collaborate, set and deliver outcomes as part of a team.
How to apply

Read the full position description and apply for the role at Ethical Jobs.

We strongly encourage Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this role.

For a confidential conversation about this position, email lisa@350.org.au

To apply, please send a CV/resume and a 1-2 page letter addressing the skills and experience listed above to lisa@350.org.au by August 31st.

 


Volunteer positions
South Australia:

In South Australia we’re looking for some volunteer roles to build and grow the team taking on Santos’ sponsorship of the Tour Down Under.

To apply for any of the positions below, please send a letter outlining why you would be suitable to fossilfreeSA18@gmail.com with the position title in the subject line.

For further information contact Robyn: 0404 303 120 or Gemma: 0437 714 786

Co-Convenor

The two Co-Convenors work together to coordinate the campaigns and communications of the Adelaide group. Working closely with 350.org Australia, this is a great opportunity to gain new skills and global networks. Mentoring and training provided if required.

Time: 5 hours a week for at least 9 months

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate fortnightly organising meetings of the Adelaide group (usually on zoom)
  • Participate in fortnightly strategy meetings with 350.org Australia (zoom)
  • Participate in monthly 350.org national networking meetings (zoom)
  • Develop campaign strategy in collaboration with 350.org Australia and local group
  • Monitor and promote discussion on internal organising platform ‘Slack’
  • Monitor and respond to Fossil Free SA Gmail
  • Run welcome sessions for new members (zoom/in person)
  • Write copy for emails, events and campaigns
  • Use Action Network to create events, petitions, reports and to send emails
  • Delegate tasks and monitor actions/ outcomes

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a good level of knowledge about climate change
  • excellent organisational skills
  • ability to respond to emails and posts quickly and efficiently
  • great interpersonal skills
  • ability to write clearly and concisely
  • knowledge of, or ability to learn, digital platforms – Slack / Action Network/ Zoom
  • ability to undertake training as required
Social Media Coordinator

The Social Media Coordinator will manage the group’s presence on Facebook and work with 350.org Australia on Twitter and Instagram campaigns. They will also assist in the development of a short film which is already underway.

Time: 2 hours per week for at least 6 months

Responsibilities include:

  • Administer the Fossil Free SA Facebook page
  • Coordinate/schedule relevant Facebook posts related to FFSA campaigns
  • Create and monitor Facebook events/ advertisements
  • Develop Twitter/ Instagram campaigns with 350.org Australia
  • Assist the Director in production of short film

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook features and processes
  • A good knowledge of climate change issues
  • Great organisational and design skills
  • Concise writing skills
  • Ability to think visually and creatively
Outreach Co-ordinator

The outreach coordinator will develop and manage activities to raise the group’s profile and recruit new members.

Time: 2 hours per week for at least 6 months

Responsibilities:

  • Contact new members
  • Promote welcome sessions
  • Coordinate social events
  • Update/ maintain Action Network database
  • Coordinate stalls at community events / rallies

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • Creative thinking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organising skills
  • Ability to use or learn Action Network platform

 To download these position descriptions, click here. 

 

7 REASONS TO WORK FOR 350.ORG Australia


  1. We work for justice.
  2. We are bold, creative, and strategic.
  3. We care for and trust one another.
  4. We have flexible work schedules to meet real-life needs.
  5. We have fun while taking on the bad guys.
  6. We are transparent and accountable.
  7. We work in a global team in 188 countries.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

350.org is an equal opportunity employer. 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We are committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of thinking and working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We strive to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, or marital or parental status. We also strive to build the power of team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.