Project Officer


Conservation Volunteers Australia



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$56,000 p.a. Full-time.

Conservation Volunteers Australia aspire to be Australia's conservation engagement experts, providing pathways for people to connect to and to take action for nature.

Now in its 40th year, Conservation Volunteers Australia has engaged millions of people in communities nationwide to lend a hand to nature, making enormous contributions to conservation, enhancing the physical and mental well-being of communities around the country, and promoting practical connections to our unique natural heritage.

Over the next few years, we will be building, nurturing and activating a massive community of people across the country - our ambition is that this community of Nature Stewards will grow to be 1 million people strong.

Project Officer, Perth

The Revive Project Officer is responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of Revive projects. Working as part of the Campaign Team, you'll apply your experience in the fields of conservation and land management and your aptitude for community engagement to ensure that the project achieves the change it has been designed to achieve. As a Revive Project Officer you'll translate your technical knowledge of aquatic, coastal and riparian ecosystems into practical action and be a strong advocate for at-scale community participation to meet the objectives of the Revive campaign.

You'll actively engage audiences in your project and its story and execute your project's plans to achieve its goals. In this, you'll work closely with and be supported by your Campaign Project Manager, other Project Officers in the Project team, our Engagement, Communications and Safety teams, our processes and procedures, and the wider CVA staff community. You will be accountable to the Revive Project Manager for the quality and timeliness of your work.

Job Type: Full Time- Maximum Term Contract (Until 30/06/2023).

Location: Perth, WA.

Team: Revive.

Hours: 38 Per Week.

Annual Salary: $56,000 p.a.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications or equivalent experience in the delivery of field-based environment projects.

  • Experience leading and organising community events and a working understanding of contemporary engagement principles.
  • Defensive Driving certificate obtained within the last 5 years.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • Current First Aid certificates - Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) and Provide CPR - (CPR) (HLTAID009).
  • Occupational Health and Safety Level 3 .

If not already obtained, the above qualifications will be required upon successful appointment.

CVA is a Child Safe Organisation and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, those who are gender-diverse or from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply.


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