ID: 157826

Sea Shepherd AU onshore volunteer- Toowoomba QLD

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Across: Toowoomba QLD, Toowoomba City QLD

About this opportunity

For Sea Shepherd, public awareness is a large component of our overall strategy to defend, conserve, and protect the marine environment. Our aim is to educate people about the plight of the oceans, the problems facing their inhabitants, and share with the public how they can make a difference in their day-to-day lives. Being a volunteer, you can help Sea Shepherd in many ways including building awareness of our mission and campaigns through outreach, growing support through broadening our donor and member base and fundraising. Participating on stalls, educating others, providing contacts, and putting your special skills to use for us, are all important aspects that contribute to the succeeding in our mission. Please go to Sea Shepherd Australia's webpage and go to how to get involved to sign up on the official link or send an inquiry to the below email

Additional requirements

Respect confidentiality of the Organisation and the privacy of staff, supporters, and other volunteers
• Be reliable and dependable
• Attend orientation and training sessions
• Work within the policies and rules of the organisation
• Ensure you have the time necessary to take on a volunteer position
• Carry out the specified job description
• Be accountable and to accept constructive criticism
• Be committed to the organisation and its values
• Undertake training as requested
• Ask for support when you need it
• Inform the Chapter Coordinator when you will be unavailable to volunteer
• Value and support other team members
• Carry out the work you have agreed to do responsibly and ethically
• Follow directions given by supervisors

Time Required

SSAL, shall ensure that volunteers are managed within a defined system, by capable personnel with the authority and resources to achieve the organisation’s policy goals. A commitment to “giving time” is all we ask of our volunteers. We work with each individual to determine the most fulfilling way to share time and utilize volunteer skills that can most benefit the organisation. Must volunteer a minimum of 6 hours per 3 months

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Retail & Sales

Volunteers should complete an induction process before commencing any volunteer work with SSAL. Continual guidance, support and full training is given.