Volunteer role description:

Are you passionate about working for a cause you care about? Do you care deeply about creating a liveable world for future generations? Want to gain experience in an organisation shaping the conversation on climate change?

As a community-funded organisation, Climate Council supporters and donors are the foundation of our work. As our Community Engagement Volunteer, you will be helping to provide our supporters with a meaningful experience and fostering a positive connection with our organisation.

The Community Engagement Volunteer is responsible for providing professional support to our community and the broader public by responding to incoming enquiries promptly and informatively, making outbound calls to engage our donors, assisting with donation management and supporting other community engagement activities as they arise.

You will gain valuable experience and insight into how to handle a broad range of inbound and outbound enquiries via phone and email, insight into climate science and solutions from our team of research and communications experts, and training in donor care and donation management.

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About the role

How to apply

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter of no more than 250 words outlining your relevant experience.

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About the Climate Council

Climate Council is Australia’s own independent, evidence-based organisation on climate science, impacts and solutions.

Our Vision, mission and values

Our vision is that by 2025 Australia’s emissions are on a steep downward trajectory with projects and policies in place to see us cut emissions by 75% by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2035. This represents a transformation in action and attitude from all levels of government, industry, business and community. This will fundamentally improve Australia’s contribution to the global climate challenge, while unlocking many national benefits from the new economy, and protecting Australian lives, our well-being and natural environment.

Our mission is to be a courageous catalyst propelling Australia towards bold, effective action to have emissions plummet during the 2020s and hit net zero by 2035.

Our Values

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