Volunteer Positions

All of CCL’s work in Australia is voluntary. We rely on people just like you and I to do all the wonderful stuff you see happening. It would be great to have your special skill or a bit of your time to help us make things even better.

If you’d like to go that step further and volunteer your time to help us with the inner workings of CCL Australia, we’d love to have you! See the positions below and contact the relevant coordinator to apply. 

We have 10 Action Teams within CCL Australia and the positions are listed under each team:

  • the Action Team names are in capitals in green
  • the sub-teams in black

If you have a skill or expertise that isn’t listed below that you think may be helpful to us, or you’d like to apply for a general volunteer position or join one of the Action Teams, please feel free to contact us by sending an email to:

info@ccl.org.au

Stopping climate change is an enormous task so we need all the help we can get!

 

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

 

This CCL Australia team oversees the management of new and current member data. Duties include updating and sending out member lists, maintaining email contact lists and managing unsubscribes. Analysis of rates of new member joins and managing data, documents and files on the Google Drive. 

MEDIA

 

The Media team at CCL Australia covers a wide range of media related activities. Duties include writing, designing and sending out the monthly CCL Australia Newsletter. Managing all of our social media accounts: Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter. We also have a very active News Press team that writes letters to the editor and op-eds to a variety of newspapers. Design and maintenance of the CCL Australia website.

Social Media

Facebook Assistant

We are seeking a dedicated person to assist in maintenance of our Facebook page. Duties will include creating posts, creating new FB events as well as monitoring content on the page.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 3 – 4 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE:

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • high level of knowledge of Facebook  
  • a high attention to detail
  • excellent multimedia design skills
  • passion for action on climate change and Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia
  • ability to communicate and liaise with other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a media role suited to a person with interest and experience in Facebook, as well as excellent design and media skills.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Darren Helsby darren@ccl.org.au with the subject “Facebook Assistant”

Youtube Editor/Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help edit and maintain video content in CCL Australia’s YouTube channel.

The person will be responsible for editing video content such as on-line presentations, and uploading videos to CCL’s YouTube channel, and for maintaining and promoting the channel. 

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 2 – 3 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • base knowledge of social media platforms and Youtube
  • video editing experience would be helpful (or we can train you)  
  • a high attention to detail
  • good multimedia skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a media role suited to a person with interest and experience in video, video editing and media skills.

Knowledge of YouTube is desirable, but not essential.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Tom Hunt tom@ccl.org.au with the subject “YouTube Editor/Assistant”

Social Media Editor / Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help oversee the maintenance of CCL Australia’s social media pages.

The person will be responsible for posting CCL events and stories, sharing news and monitoring posts on one or more of our social media channels. These currently include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Reddit 

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 2 – 3 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • base knowledge of social media channel/s and how they work.
  • a high attention to detail
  • great organisational and design skills
  • willingness to learn and apply CCL’s values and strategy in communicating with supporters and the public
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a media role suited to a person with a great attention to detail, organisation skills and social media knowledge.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Tom Hunt tom@ccl.org.au with the subject “Social Media Editor / Assistant”

Design

Website Design Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to assist our website manager (Andrew Brown) in improving the design and functionality of the CCL Australia website.

The person will be responsible for researching and implementing new design features for the website. We currently use the program WordPress for our website.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 1 – 2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • base knowledge of website design
  • solid IT and website experience and knowledge
  • a high attention to detail
  • excellent multimedia design skills
  • ability to communicate with the website manager and other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a media role suited to a person with interest and experience in website design, an IT background and excellent design and media skills.

Knowledge of WordPress is desirable, but not necessary.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Andrew Brown andrew@ccl.org.au with the subject “Website Design Assistant”

Emails Graphic Designer

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help us with designing and promoting CCL Australia Events through email.

The Emails Graphic Designer will be responsible for helping to design and send out emails to relevant CCL Members ahead of Monthly Events and other events each month. There are currently not a high volume of regular Monthly Events, therefore the role is not too extensive.

We use the program Mailchimp for our bulk email send outs, a very easy to use platform.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 1 – 2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • moderate skill in using computer programs
  • a high attention to detail
  • writing and graphic design skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with others in the CCL Australia team.

This is an admin role suited to a person with a great attention to detail, organisational skills and writing and design skills.

Knowledge of the program Mailchimp is desirable, but not necessary. Learning how to use this program is very easy and straightforward.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Design team.

To apply please send an email to Andrew Brown andrew@ccl.org.au with the subject “Emails Graphic Designer”

Photographer (Sydney)

 

We are seeking a dedicated photographer to attend Sydney Monthly Meetings.

The person will be responsible for taking photographs at the 4 Monthly Meetings we have currently in Sydney.

LOCATION: Sydney, or living within 1 hour of the Sydney CBD.

TIME: 3-4 hours per month

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • own or have access to photography equipment
  • a creative eye, an artistic mind and photography skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • experience with digital photography processes
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to George Carrard george@ccl.org.au with the subject “Photographer (Sydney)”

Videographer (Sydney)

 

We are seeking a dedicated videographer to attend Sydney Monthly Meetings.

The person will be responsible for taking video footage at the 4 Monthly Meetings we have currently in Sydney.

LOCATION: Sydney, or living within 1 hour of the Sydney CBD.

TIME: 3-4 hours per month

THE ROLE

 

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • own or have access to videography equipment
  • a creative eye, an artistic mind and videography skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • experience with digital videography processes
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to George Carrard george@ccl.org.au with the subject “Videographer (Sydney)”

Graphic Designer (Online Media)

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to design digital posters and media for CCL Australia.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • access to and experience with graphic design software
  • a creative eye, an artistic mind and graphic design skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a design role suited to a person with direct experience in design software and graphic design.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Andrew Brown andrew@ccl.org.au with the subject “Graphic Designer (Online Media)”

Graphic Designer (T-shirts)

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to design new t-shirts for CCL Australia.

The person will be responsible for designing, editing and sending off T-shirt designs for print.  

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 4-5 hours total (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • access to and experience with t-shirt design software
  • a creative eye, an artistic mind and graphic design skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • experience with t-shirt printing and manufacturing processes
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a design role suited to a person with direct experience in design software, t-shirt design and t-shirt printing.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Andrew Brown andrew@ccl.org.au with the subject “Graphic Designer (T-shirts)”

 

Website

IT Coordinator

 

Currently all of our IT support comes from staff from Citizens’ Climate Lobby in the US.

We are seeking a person to be trained here in Australia and take over the role of key IT personnel so that CCL Australia has its own IT Team. The right person will be dedicated and diligent and be available Monday – Friday to deal with any IT requests or issues required by the CCL Australia team.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME:  8 – 10 hours per week (plus 4-5 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • high level of IT skills and knowledge
  • experience with a wide variety of apps and computer programs
  • a high attention to detail
  • excellent organisational and time management skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with others in the CCL Australia team.

This is an IT role suited to a person with a great attention to detail, computer skills and organisational skills.

Knowledge of the program WordPress is desirable, but not necessary. Learning how to use this program is very easy and straightforward.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia team.

To apply please send an email to Howard Witt howard@ccl.org.au with the subject “IT Coordinator”

 

Website Design Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to assist our website manager (Andrew Brown) in improving the design and functionality of the CCL Australia website.

The person will be responsible for researching and implementing new design features for the website. We currently use the program WordPress for our website.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 1 – 2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • base knowledge of website design
  • solid IT and website experience and knowledge
  • a high attention to detail
  • excellent multimedia design skills
  • ability to communicate with the website manager and other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a media role suited to a person with interest and experience in website design, an IT background and excellent design and media skills.

Knowledge of WordPress is desirable, but not necessary.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Andrew Brown andrew@ccl.org.au with the subject “Website Design Assistant”

 

Video Editing Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help with editing of CCL videos and uploading them to our YouTube channel.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 1 – 2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • base knowledge of video software and YouTube
  • video editing experience
  • a high attention to detail
  • excellent multimedia skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Media Team

This is a media role suited to a person with interest and experience in video, video editing and media skills.

Knowledge of YouTube is desirable, but not necessary.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Media Team.

To apply please send an email to Tom Hunt tom@ccl.org.au with the subject “Video Editing Assistant”

 

PEOPLE RESOURCES

 

This team encompasses member experience of new and current members. Activities include onboarding of new members, answering any queries from CCL Australia members, welcoming and introducing members. Facilitating Group Development, such as providing support to group leaders and group members, trying to kickstart new CCL groups, as well as assigning mentors to new groups and members. Talking on the phone, texting and emailing CCL members.

Group Development

VICTORIA State Leader Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated State Group Leader Assistant to help lead our operations in Victoria. We currently have 567 CCL members in the state of Victoria and we need to find that passionate, organised and brilliant person who can help our current State leader Aloisa Budisavljevic manage CCL activities for those members. 

We are looking for someone who can commit to the role for 6-12 months, and preferably someone who has a large amount of time to dedicate to the role.

TIME: 6 – 8 hours per week (plus 3-4 hours initially for training)

LOCATION: Victoria. And preferably living within 1 hour of the Melbourne CBD.

THE ROLE

The State Leader will be responsible for:

– replying to emails from all Victoria CCL Members

– overseeing Monthly Meetings occurring in the state

– regularly liaising with CCL management and other State Regional Coordinators

– checking up on Forum activity on CCL Community in Victorian group electorates

– attending to any issues or questions from Victorian CCL members 

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a high level of knowledge about climate change
  • incredible organisational skills
  • ability to respond to emails quickly and efficiently
  • a large amount of free time
  • great people skills and communication skills
  • excellent writing skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with CCL Management and Regional Coordinators

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia team.

To apply please send an email to Joyce Erceg joyce@ccl.org.au with the subject “Victoria State Leader Assistant”

 

QUEENSLAND State Leader Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated State Group Leader Assistant to help lead our operations in Queensland. We currently have 327 CCL members in the state of Queensland and we need to find that passionate, organised and brilliant person who can help our current State leader Jess Campbell manage CCL activities for those members.

We are looking for someone who can commit to the role for 6-12 months, and preferably someone who has a large amount of time to dedicate to the role.

TIME: 6 – 8 hours per week (plus 3-4 hours initially for training)

LOCATION: Queensland.

THE ROLE

The State Leader will be responsible for:

– replying to emails from all Queensland CCL Members

– overseeing Monthly Meetings occurring in the state

– regularly liaising with CCL management and other State Regional Coordinators

– checking up on Forum activity on CCL Community in Queensland group electorates

– attending to any issues or questions from Queensland CCL members

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a high level of knowledge about climate change
  • incredible organisational skills
  • ability to respond to emails quickly and efficiently
  • a large amount of free time
  • great people skills and communication skills
  • excellent writing skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with CCL Management and Regional Coordinators

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia team.

To apply please send an email to Joyce Erceg joyce@ccl.org.au with the subject “Queensland State Leader Assistant”

Group Leader (NSW, VIC, WA, QLD, SA, TAS, ACT, NT)

 

This year in 2020 we have seen a rapid rise in people joining CCL Australia. People want to take action on climate change through democracy and help accelerate solutions to reduce Australia’s carbon emissions and increase implementation of renewable energy projects. 

With an influx of new members, we are looking to expand and start events and activities in electorates across Australia. 

We are looking to assign new Group Leaders in electorates that currently do not have regular Monthly Meetings taking place. We want to start events in these electorates to give new and current CCL Members an opportunity to take local action that can lead to national results. 

We are looking for people who can commit to the role for 6-12 months. 

TIME: 2 – 3 hours per week (plus 2-3 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

The Group Leader will be responsible for:

– setting a date and venue for a Monthly Meeting in their electorate 

– overseeing and coordinating Monthly Meetings in their electorate

– establishing a working relationship with MP’s office and staffers

– attending some community events, coffee mornings in your electorate even if it is just to show your face, say hello and/or compliment them on something they have achieved.

– regularly liaising with CCL management and other State Regional Coordinators

– checking up on Forum activity in CCL Community in their electorate

– attending to any issues or questions from CCL members in their electorate

LOCATION: Living within the electorate that you are registered in CCL Community.

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a high level of knowledge about climate change
  • incredible organisational skills
  • ability to respond to emails quickly and efficiently
  • a passion and drive for climate change action and CCL
  • great people skills and communication skills
  • excellent writing skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with CCL Management and Regional Coordinators

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia team.

To apply please send an email to Catharine Clements catharine@ccl.org.au with the subject “Group Leader”

Member Experience

Welcomer

 

We are seeking Enthusiastic people with good communication skils, and wanting to make a difference .We need to find people who are passionate about CCL to engage with members ahead of events and try to encouragement involvement and engagement with CCL Australia.

 

TIME: 3 – 4 hours per month (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

LOCATION: Anywhere in Australia.

THE ROLE 

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a base level of knowledge about CCL
  • a friendly and enthusiastic disposition
  • great people skills and communication skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with others on the Phone Banking team
  • a mobile phone

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia team.

To apply please send an email to Catharine Clements catharine@ccl.org.au with the subject “Welcomer”

 

Phone Banking

Calls Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated Calls Assistant to help out our Phone Banking Team. We currently have 4 State Events (TAS, VIC, QLD, SA) each month. We need to find people who are passionate about CCL to call members ahead of those events and try to encouragement involvement and engagement with CCL Australia. It can be a lot of fun chatting to our lovely CCL members about climate change and how they can get more involved with CCL and climate action.

 

TIME: 3 – 4 hours per month (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

LOCATION: Anywhere in Australia.

THE ROLE 

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a base level of knowledge about CCL
  • a friendly and enthusiastic disposition
  • great people skills and communication skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with others on the Phone Banking team
  • a mobile phone

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Phone Banking team.

To apply please send an email to Joyce Erceg joyce@ccl.org.au with the subject “Calls Assistant”

 

EVENTS

 

This team is responsible for organising and promoting CCL Australia events that occur each month. Duties include: contacting and booking in potential guest speakers, writing and designing promotional material such as FB events and promo emails. 

Events Promotion Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help us with promoting CCL Australia Events.

The Events Promotion Advisor will be responsible for helping to design and send out emails to relevant CCL Members ahead of Monthly Meetings and other events each month. There are currently not a high volume of regular Monthly Meetings, therefore the role is not too extensive.

We use the program Mailchimp for our bulk email send outs, a very easy to use platform. 

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 0.5 – 1 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • moderate skill in using computer programs
  • a high attention to detail
  • writing and graphic design skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with others in the CCL Australia team.

This is an admin role suited to a person with a great attention to detail, organisational skills and writing and design skills.

Knowledge of the program Mailchimp is desirable, but not necessary. Learning how to use this program is very easy and straightforward. 

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Events Promotion team.

To apply please send an email to Andrew Brown andrew@ccl.org.au with the subject “Events Promotion Advisor”

 

FINANCE & FUNDRAISING

 

This team handles the financial side of CCL Australia. Any policies, amendments or financial issues are dealt with by this action team. Monitoring accounts and donations, as well as developing strategies for fundraising.

Revenue Coordinator

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help us with Revenue Raising for CCL Australia. We receive sporadic donations each month, but we are looking to expand our reach to help in taking action on climate change and to do this we require extra funding / revenue. We are a not-for-profit organisation, so any revenue we look to generate would be put back into improving CCL Australia for our volunteers and members.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 3-4 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • experience with revenue raising for businesses or organisations.
  • excellent organisational skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Marketing Team

This is a marketing role suited to a person with direct experience in revenue generation.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Marketing Team.

To apply please send an email to Rod rod@ccl.org.au with the subject “Revenue Coordinator”

 

STRATEGY

 

The Strategy team focuses on CCL’s long term vision and success. Planning, coordinating and refining ideas and strategies to improve every aspect of our organisation. Launching and managing campaigns, and analysing decisions that will impact CCL Australia’s future.

Marketing

Marketing Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help us with Marketing for CCL Australia.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • experience with online marketing
  • organisational skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Marketing Team

This is a marketing role suited to a person with direct experience in marketing processes.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Marketing Team.

To apply please send an email to Rod rod@ccl.org.au with the subject “Marketing Assistant”

Social Media Marketing Assistant

 

We are seeking a dedicated person to help us with Social Media Marketing for CCL Australia. We are looking to expand our social media presence and require help and expertise in this area.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 3-4 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • experience with online marketing
  • expert knowledge in all social media platforms
  • excellent organisational skills
  • a high attention to detail
  • ability to liaise and communicate with other members of the CCL Marketing Team

This is a marketing role suited to a person with direct experience in social media marketing processes.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia Marketing Team.

To apply please send an email to Rod rod@ccl.org.au with the subject “Social Media Marketing Assistant”

TRAINING & EDUCATION

 

One of CCL’s key activities is to train new and current members on CCL’s approaches, values and methods for effective climate action. This team oversees all types of training, such as Introduction to CCL, Climate Advocacy Training as well as Core Volunteer Training. We also train new and current members on our 5 Levers for building political will. 

Training & Education Coordinator

We are seeking a dedicated person to coordinate CCL Training & Education.

The Training & Education Coordinator will be responsible for providing CCL members with support to enable them to undertake the 3 levels of CCL Training. They will also be able to help with CCL Australia Task Training.

LOCATION: Anywhere. This is an online role so can be carried out anywhere in the world 🙂

TIME: 4 – 5 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours initially for training)

THE ROLE

To be successful in this role, the person will have:

  • a passion for teaching and educating others
  • great organisational and planning skills
  • excellent people and communication skills
  • ability to liaise and communicate well with others in the CCL Australia team.

This is a Training role suited to a person with a great attention to detail, organisational skills and people skills.

The right person will enjoy being a part of the friendly CCL Australia team.

To apply please send an email to Rod Mitchell rod@ccl.org.au with the subject “Training & Education Coordinator”

 

 

GOVERNMENT & LOBBYING

 

This team oversees any CCL activities that involves dealings with politicians and staff from all levels of government – Federal, State and Local. Advice and help with lobby meetings with politicians, as well as conferences and lobby weeks throughout the year. 

GRASSTOPS

 

The Grasstops action team focuses on building partnerships with non-government entities such as businesses, companies and community leaders. This involves collating endorsements from business leaders, as well as contacting businesses to push them to adopt practices to reduce their carbon emissions and climate impacts. 

GRASSROOTS

 

The Grassroots action team deals with community relations, education and recruitment of the public. This involves tabling at markets and stalls, public speaking and recruitment events to promote climate action and CCL activities.