Current office volunteer roles

Standard Page - 2 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

 

 

Finance Assistant

About the role:

Mentored by the Finance Team, you will actively contribute to the success of the team and gain valuable work experience within an organisation that is actively defending the environment from destruction. Reporting to the Accountant, your primary responsibility will be the preparation of a monthly Carbon Report for Greenpeace Australia Pacific (GPAP) and a quarterly Carbon Report for Greenpeace International.

In addition, we may ask you to process financial information, ensure the accuracy of financial information and assist the Accountant as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carbon reporting:

-      Collate data from a wide range of sources to report GPAP’s Carbon Footprint

-      Complete data entry tasks

-      Contact staff and suppliers, as required, to obtain relevant details.

  • Administration:

-      Ensure all financial information is accurately and logically filed for organisational records.

  • Accounts Payable:

-      Process selected payment requests

-      Collate and record weekly payments ready for issue

-      Contact suppliers, as required, to update details.

  • Other duties:

-      Receive exposure to and assist with balance sheet and other monthly reconciliations

-      Other various duties as deemed helpful and useful.

 

 

Sydney Warehouse

 

Unit Operations Officer

Volunteer to gain unique and valuable experience with the world’s largest environmental organisation!

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, skills development and training, and management of the GPAP warehouse and campaign equipment. The role is for 2 to 3 days per week (this is flexible) and time will be split between the office in Ultimo and the warehouse in Botany. The position would suit someone who is looking to gain experience working in a fast-moving team environment.

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:

  • Attend Action Unit weekly team meeting, and prepare, distribute and follow-up meeting notes, action points
  • Review and maintain Action Unit calendar
  • Maintain Intranet content; organise external meetings; draft contracts for external contractors and facilitate signing by contractor, sponsor and HR
  • Ensure invoices are raised and processed for external contractor contracts
  • Process Actions Unit invoices, expense claims, Mastercards, advances
  • Summarise invoice, expenses and Mastercards costs
  • Be familiar with finance policies, processes, expense and project codes etc and Actions budget and codes
  • Maintain and enhance Warehouse equipment booking system
  • Champion Actions Unit content/knowledge management including Box/Google Drive structure, document storage etc.

 

 

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.