Local Landcare Coordinator


Boorowa Community Landcare Group Inc


Boorowa, NSW (flexibility to work from home as appropriate)

Salary etc:

Indicative hourly rate $43.18 + super & pro-rata leave entitlements. (LLS Gr4.4 $85,316 package incl. Super per annum Pro-rata.)

Part Time (0.5 Full time equivalent, 17.5hrs/week) with possibility of extension and expansion in line with future funding programs.

The Local Landcare Coordinator is responsible for providing support to and assisting with coordination of local community volunteer Landcare groups. The Local Landcare Coordinator will work with their host organisation (Boorowa Community Landcare Group) and organisations of their area to support and empower BCLG to achieve their own goals, to participate in Landcare, to partner with Local Land Services and other Government agencies and community organisations to deliver on the target outcomes of the LP3- NSW Landcare Program.

Supported by, and working directly with BCLG the Local Landcare Coordinator will directly interact with Landcare and agencies at the local district and network scale. They will focus on empowering participation in Landcare by individuals and groups, to increase the capacity of these groups, to deliver against the target outcomes of the LP3 - NSW Landcare Program.

The Local Landcare Coordinator will be expected to collaborate with a range of Landcare support mechanisms including other Local Coordinators, Regional Coordinators, Regional Administration Support Officers, Landcare Committees, Local Government and Local Land Services.

Where the Coordinator is part time, additional hours for project management may be undertaken by the same person where these hours are funded by the project/s or other partners.

Key Deliverables of a Local Landcare Coordinator

Local Landcare group and network support and advocacy:

  • Community liaison - act as a central contact point for the relevant host organisation and other Landcare groups it supports to supply information to the public or members.
  • Stimulate local community engagement and participation in Landcare.
  • Provide support to groups, networks, Landcarers and landholders to participate in natural resource management activities that address critical agricultural sustainability and environmental issues.
  • Undertake and support planning for groups and projects.
  • Rostering and coordination of volunteers and members groups.

Host organisation support and capacity building:

  • Provide administration support to the Host organisation, as required.
  • Regular communication with members and volunteers which includes the creation of newsletters and social media content.
  • Managing database of information from Landcare to utilise in projects.
  • Communicating information on projects and group work to other members of the team/group.
  • Represent local group needs through participation in Regional and State Community of Practice.
  • Assisting in Grant Submissions - Grant Fundraising.
  • Membership - help to onboard new members and create on-going communication, if needed.


  • Monitor, evaluate and report on activities and outcomes.
  • Facilitate linkages between Landcare activities/projects, Local Land Services and Landcare NSW through completion of case studies etc.
  • Work with Host and local groups to develop and implement a Local Priority Action Plan.
  • Work with the Regional Coordinator to develop and support the implementation of Regional Priority Plan.

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