ID: 152393

Sea Shepherd Chapter Coordinator- Sydney NSW

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Across: Sydney NSW, Sydney South NSW

About this opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a new energetic and pro-active leader to coordinate this dynamic team in Sydney. A chance to grow and explore and develop your own skills whilst also learning from the professional skills we have within the chapter. This role is fun, rewarding and a fulfilling experience and a great opportunity to create long lasting friendships and memories.

People think leaders need to be strong, determined, results-oriented, and have most of the answers, but in fact, volunteer coordination involves team-oriented planning, having an open mind, strong leadership skills and being a trustworthy partner.

Chapter Coordinator - Key Roles and Responsibilities** The Chapter Coordinator is responsible for driving local fundraising activities, community engagement and providing ongoing support to volunteers. Reporting to: National Outreach Coordinator (NOC) Direct reports: 1.Merchandise Coordinator 2.Events Coordinator 3.DAC Coordinator 4.Social Media Coordinator 5.New Volunteers Coordinator 6.Donation Tins Coordinator 7. All chapter volunteers Responsibilities Management- Manage and supervise direct reports, ensuring projects and tasks are delegated to the appropriate resource. - Represent the organisation professionally when engaging with media, managing volunteers and interacting with members of the public. Engage and support new and existing volunteers within the Chapter. - Communicate and work effectively with all volunteers from various backgrounds of race, religion, gender and personal views. - Manage local volunteer grievances within the parameters of the Human Resource Conflicting Reporting process. Administration Upon request from the Media Coordinator, represent the organisation for local media engagement. Manage the local chapter email account; respond to all queries and questions. If unsure about certain queries, contact the National Outreach Coordinator for clarification and advice. - Undertake training and development opportunities provided from Head Office. Fundraising/events Ensure stall leaders bank cash from events within two business days and enter sales data into Shopify or Balance shopify. Provide training to the DAC Coordinator and ensure the local DAC program is offered at each stall/event.

  • Manage the local Ocean Defence Tour with the Events Coordinator.  Policies and process Adhere to all Sea Shepherd Australia Policies and ensure volunteers operate within the Sea Shepherd Australia guidelines Merchandise Provide training to the Merchandise Coordinator in shopify and ensure processes are consistently followed. - Oversee the Merchandise Coordinator in the management of merchandise inventory, preparation of stall kits and entering data into shopify. Promotion of campaigns and events Oversee the Social Media Coordinator in promoting local and global campaigns and events.

Additional requirements

Must be a resident of Sydney NSW as this is a hands on and face to face position
A good leader will possess the following attributes
• Honesty
• Ability to delegate.
• Communication.
• Accountability
• Confidence.
• Commitment.
• Positive attitude.
• Motivator

Time Required

Flexible Hours

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Marketing, Media & Communications

Full Training provided and full ongoing support given by the National Outreach Coordinator and the current Chapter Co-Coordinator


N/A if necessary reimburse immediately