Program Coordinator - Carbon Farming Outreach Program


Landcare Victoria Inc.


Melbourne / regional Victoria

Salary etc:

$95,000 p.a. + super.

  • Work for the iconic Landcare movement.
  • Spearhead carbon farming outreach and engagement for landcare in Victoria.
  • Build carbon farming understanding and capacity for Victorian farmers, landcarers and the wider community.
  • Flexible working opportunity: work from home and our Melbourne office.
  • Full-time role (0.8 FTE negotiable).

About the Role

We want to hear from you if you're passionate about climate action, agriculture, community and the environment. Landcare Victoria is recruiting for a Program Coordinator role to support us to deliver the Carbon Farming Outreach Program partnership across the state.

The Program Coordinator (Carbon Farming Outreach Program) is an exciting role aimed at bridging information gaps for landholders and farmers interested in knowing more about carbon farming. In a joint partnership working closely with the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (Agriculture Victoria) and the 10 Victorian Catchment Management Authorities (CMA's), you will utilise your passion for environmental action and farming to interface with these stakeholders, training providers and the wider community.

The Program Coordinator will lead the statewide/regional coordination of the Victorian Carbon Farming Outreach program and manage Landcare Victoria's project responsibilities to support effective program delivery. The role will include working with Regional Coordinators based in the CMA's, industry associations and groups/networks to promote the project and pathways for participation.

What we are looking for

  • Experience in managing complex projects, including communications and engagement components.
  • An ability to work effectively and respectfully in a small team and with a broad range of stakeholders, including Government partners.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in reporting, acquittal, and evaluation of project outcomes.
  • Knowledge and experience in carbon farming or related agricultural science projects desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the landcare sector.

See the attached position description for details.

Landcare Victoria operates a hybrid working model for staff. We have an office in Melbourne but if you are based in the regions, have a strong internet connection and a willingness to travel you are very welcome to apply.


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