Current office volunteer roles

Standard Page - 1 May, 2011

We regularly require volunteers for set roles within our offices. Select one of our offices below or register as a volunteer for monthly updates on new positions.

Sydney

Sydney Warehouse

Volunteer with Greenpeace

How to apply

Step 1: Email your CV

Email your brief CV, cover letter and availability to . Please include the role you are applying for and short statements on how you meet the desirable skills for the role.

Step 2: Register

Register as a Greenpeace volunteer using our online registration form to get regular email updates on new opportunities.

Other ways to get involved with Greenpeace

Current paid vacancies

 

Sydney Office

 

Fundraising Research Volunteer

About the role:

Greenpeace currently has an opportunity for a volunteer to assist our fun and energetic staff and volunteers in our current fundraising activities. This is a fantastic opportunity volunteering within the department which is responsible for recruitment of donors, raising money and gaining long-term commitment to Greenpeace’s vision for the protection of our shared oceans, forests and climate. Greenpeace requires a new volunteer to assist with analysis, research and identification of prospective high-value donors and their interests, motivation and capacity to give. This role is suitable for an individual looking to develop their skills and knowledge in analysis and reporting while working to support a great cause. Please note there is a minimum commitment of 5 hours per week for 3 months.

 This role involves:

  • Proactive and reactive research focused on identifying, exploring and generating high value prospects for the fundraising team and rating these prospects
  • Collaborating with the Mid Donor Coordinator on the optimisation of the High Value Donor Research project
  • Collating research and sharing findings with the fundraising team monthly.

About You:

We are looking for an individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You should also possess the ability to multi task and manage time effectively.

Experience with and/or knowledge of customer relationship management (CRM) software is ideal but training will be provided. Quantitative and qualitative research skills and knowledge of research methods as well as experience with report writing are critical to success in the position.

High level computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, online tools and software) are also highly desirable.

Above all we are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and reliable team player who can communicate with passion, delve deep into their work allow the team to more-effectively communicate with supporters and the public about Greenpeace’s work to protect the planet.

What We Can Offer You!

As a Greenpeace volunteer, you’ll be part of an important program of work to stop climate change, save the ancient forests and protect our world's oceans, earth and sky! Greenpeace offers a supportive, safe working environment and a genuine work/life balance. Greenpeace is committed to personal development, with great opportunities for workplace learning.

How to Apply:

Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.          

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Job Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources

Applications close at midnight 02 July 2017. 

 

Supporter Relationships Volunteer        

Volunteer Placement with Greenpeace Australia Pacific (Unpaid) 

About the role:

We are currently seeking a dedicated volunteer to join the Supporter Relationships team in engaging with our supporters and assist with general administrative duties. This could be the perfect opportunity for you to gain valuable work experience and contribute to an organisation that is actively defending the environment from destruction. We highly value and support our generous volunteers and the effort that they make for our cause. 

 This role involves:

  • Collate feedback from supporters to report back to the rest of the organisation
  • Engage with and thank supporters who want to do an activity to raise money for Greenpeace
  • Action and respond to emails from supporters that requires non-financial data to be updated
  • Process return to sender mail and update the database
  • Data processing when leads for new supporters are received offline (e.g. entering a petition signature given at a stall or GP event into the database)
  • Assistance with any other fundraising projects as requested by the SR Manager

Key skills or experience

  • Attention to Detail and high level of accuracy
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment to Greenpeace and our core values.

Why Greenpeace?

Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We've got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. Yet all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future. We investigate and expose environmental abuse, hold decision-makers accountable, promote effective solutions and inspire others to create positive change. Come and join us!

What We Can Offer You!

As a Greenpeace volunteer, you’ll be part of an important program of work to stop climate change, save the ancient forests and protect our world's oceans, earth and sky! Greenpeace offers a supportive and safe working environment. 

How to Apply:

Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.          

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Role Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources

 

Social Media Volunteer        

Volunteer Placement with Greenpeace Australia Pacific (Unpaid) 

About the role:

Greenpeace currently has an opportunity for several volunteers to assist us in our current fundraising activities. Greenpeace requires volunteers to engage with potential supporters and promote the Greenpeace brand through social media channels and the wider web. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to develop their skills and knowledge in digital engagement while working for a great cause. Please note there is a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week for 3 months (with option to continue)

 This role involves:

  • Engage on GPAP social media channels with other social media users to encourage them to donate, take action or promote the cause through their own networks
  • Identify and engage in online conversations outside of GPAP’s social channels that have potential for generating leads to our website and donations
  • Identify and engage with online influencers to amplify messages, expose particular campaigns or make a call to action
  • Collaborate on optimisation projects and tests as requested by Supporter Relationships Manager
  • Collate feedback from supporters to report back on campaign issues
  • Track levels of engagement and interaction data and report back to Manager

About You:

We are looking for individuals with excellent written and verbal communication skills. They should also possess the ability to multi task and manage time effectively. Experience and/or knowledge in online communications, social media and its associated software is essential. High level computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, online tools and software) are also highly desirable. Above all we are looking for enthusiastic, team players who can communicate with passion, inspiring supporters and the public about Greenpeace’s work to protect the planet.

Why Greenpeace?

Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We've got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. Yet all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future. We investigate and expose environmental abuse, hold decision-makers accountable, promote effective solutions and inspire others to create positive change. Come and join us!

What We Can Offer You!

As a Greenpeace volunteer, you’ll be part of an important program of work to stop climate change, save the ancient forests and protect our world's oceans, earth and sky! Greenpeace offers a supportive and safe working environment. 

How to Apply:

Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.          

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Role Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources

Sydney Warehouse

 Warehouse Assistant

Volunteer for an organisation that is impactful with its campaigns and stops environmental destruction.

About the role:

A volunteer opportunity exists to work within the Actions Unit of Greenpeace Australia Pacific (GPAP). The Actions Unit is a dynamic team which is responsible for planning and delivering GPAP actions, activist coordination, training, and management of the GPAP warehouse and campaign equipment. The Warehouse Assistant volunteer role is for 2-3 days per week (hours are flexible).

This is an essential role to assist the Actions Unit in the management of the warehouse, its equipment and the implementation of GPAP’s campaigns as they pertain to the Actions Unit.

All of our volunteers work closely with the manager to gain valuable experience and skills. We expect a high standard of commitment, professionalism and a positive attitude from our volunteers.  In return we organise a work-station, regular catch-ups with the other volunteers and the opportunity for further training.

Tasks:

  • Helping with campaign and actions related logistics as requested
  • Assisting with scheduled monthly maintenance work on actions equipment, boats, climb equipment, vehicles
  • Helping with the preparation and implementation of actions specific training, this will include inflatable boats, climbing and NVDA trainings
  • Help clear out old inventory stock and organise space and systems for equipment
  • Setting up the database and assist the beginning of the process of building a comprehensive actions equipment inventory
  • Keep the warehouse in a clean, tidy and usable state
  • Working closely with other volunteers to finish projects and meet deadlines
  • Helping to prepare and implement campaign materials and campaign activities
  • Administration.

 Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources