ID: 210605

Communications Assistant Volunteer

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Palmerston NT

About this opportunity

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with CMC to develop the content required for campaigns and other communications
  • Work with CMC to identify, plan and collect stories, photos and video for communication platforms
  • Procure and develop content for posts to social media
  • Collate material for monthly newsletter and stories for website

Skills, Experience and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly.
  • Experience contributing to a social media or advocacy campaign is desirable, ideally in the environmental and/or community landcare sector
  • Basic graphic and visual design skills using Canva
  • Photography and/or video skills desirable
  • Relevant qualification in communications, media, environmental studies or equivalent experience in a related discipline
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in community landcare and environmental conservation desirable
  • Excellent time management, forward planning and organisational skills

Relevants skills and experience in Communications and Advocacy, with a background and/or interest in community landcare/environmental issues required. Ideally, Darwin-based, hybrid (working from home and some field work). 8- 12 hours per week. Hours can be worked flexibly, but will require some cross over with CMC (on Thursday or Friday).

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

*Please note:
It’s important that organisations continue to monitor and follow the advice and guidelines of both State or Territory, and Federal Governments in relation to the latest COVID-19 requirements.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Voluntary Workers Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

8- 12 hours per week. Hours can be worked flexibly, but will require some cross over with CMC (on Thursday or Friday)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • IT & Web Development
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Writing & Editing

As needed