Operations & Field Assistant


Koala Clancy Foundation


Geelong region, Victoria

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Do you want a career that helps koalas?

Koala Clancy Foundation Victoria seeks a part-time Operations & Field Assistant to assist the CEO/President.

Koala Clancy Foundation was the first organisation in Australia to plant trees specifically for koalas. Since 2016 we have planted 57,200 trees, run Koala Tree Planting Workshops, inspired other groups to plant trees, and contributed to scientific research. In 2022, with your help, we will co-ordinate the planting of 25,000+ koala trees in regions where wild koalas need them most. You will be working in a small, enthusiastic team, and helping to co-ordinate volunteers. Our offices are in Staughton Vale, and planting occurs around the wider Geelong region.


Position is part time 3-4 days per week. During planting season, June to mid September, one of the work days will be a weekend day.

The work will be partly outdoors on, and setting up for tree planting days, and partly indoors at a computer organising and co-ordinating.


The successful applicant must have or be willing to procure:

  • A current manual Victorian Drivers License.
  • A current Working With Children Check.
  • A current Level 2 First Aid Certificate.
  • A current Drivers Certificate with CPV.

To be considered, your skills must include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in native tree planting & natural area restoration.
  • An understanding of conservation and sustainability ethics.
  • An ability to be organised, punctual and to meet deadlines.
  • An ability to manage, learn and work with a team.
  • A pleasant, friendly manner.

Applicants with a comprehensive understanding of Australian wildlife and flora, experience driving in muddy conditions and driving a trailer, will be preferred.


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