Positions Vacant

Here at Gould League, we truly value the time and dedication our staff and volunteers give to strengthen our organisation towards our commitment to connecting people to nature. The roles we offer are open to people aged above 18 years old who have experience specified as per the role advertised.

If the role is based at our Cheltenham site we have a dedicated workspace, and tearoom for our volunteers and staff. We know and respect that our volunteers are from all walks of life with various demands on their time so we are open to discussing how our roles can fit in with you. Ultimately if you are passionate about sustainability and helping connect the community to the environment and see a role listed below you feel can help with, we would love to hear from you! 

Whether it’s educating the next generation or caring for our mini beasts – there’s a role for everyone to play!

Open Positions

Casual Environmental Educator -Toolangi State Forest and Kinglake – PAID

We are currently recruiting for two Casual Environmental Educators for Toolangi State Forest. Not essential but well suited to appropriately qualified local Taungurung people as traditional owners of the Kulin nation.

Gould League Sessional Environmental Educators should be:

  • Appropriately qualified and/or experienced i.e. Tertiary qualification in Science/Environment/ Geography/Conservation/Education or with equivalent work experience.
  • Highly effective and confident educators who utilise a variety of strategies to engage students and address visiting teacher needs
  • Knowledgeable and positive about the environment and sustainable practices

Educators must hold a current Working with Children Card and First Aid Certificate.  Full details can be found here. Applications close January 16, 2023. Role to commence Term 1, 2023. Full on the job training with detailed Educator notes provided for all programs with ongoing PD.

Casual Environmental Educator – Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary and Cheltenham Sustainability Centre – PAID

We are currently recruiting for 4 Casual Environmental Educators for our Cheltenham Sustainability Centre and Ricketts points Marine Sanctuary. The opportunity also exists to deliver programs at Toolangi State Forest and school incursions across Greater Melbourne.

Gould League Sessional Environmental Educators should be:

  • Appropriately qualified and/or experienced i.e. Tertiary qualification in Science/Environment/ Geography/Conservation/Education or with equivalent work experience.
  • Highly effective and confident educators who utilise a variety of strategies to engage students and address visiting teacher needs
  • Knowledgeable and positive about the environment and sustainable practices
  • A skillset that can work across multiple locations.

Educators must hold a current Working with Children Card and First Aid Certificate.  Full details can be found here. Applications close January 16, 2023. Role to commence Term 1. Full on the job training with detailed educator notes provided for all programs.

VOLUNTEERING AT GOULD LEAGUE

Here at Gould League, we truly value the time and dedication our volunteers give to strengthen our organisation towards our commitment to connecting people to nature. The roles we offer are open to people aged above 18 years old who have experience specified as per the role advertised. Our roles are suited to tertiary students, retirees, people returning to the workplace or people on a career break. We offer on-the-job training and ongoing support to ensure our volunteers feel valued and welcome. Additionally, we invite our volunteers to participate in many of our PDs and events we hold throughout the year to offer them learning opportunities, strengthen their connection to the Gould League, and give them a deeper understanding of the value of their role. 

If the role is based at our Cheltenham site we have a dedicated workspace, and tearoom, for our volunteers and staff.

We know and respect that our volunteers are from all walks of life with various demands on their time so we are open to discussing how our roles can fit in with you. Ultimately if you are passionate about sustainability and helping connect the community to the environment and see a role listed below that you feel can help with, we would love to hear from you! 

 Admin Support – VOLUNTARY
We are looking for an experienced person with a range of office skills to assist our manager with general administrative tasks. Ideally, you will have an eye for detail, good administrative skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. The role requires between 4 – 8 hours per week which can be done in one day or split over two days. The work will be based mostly at our Cheltenham office, but some work may be able to be done from home. Learn more…

Historical Archives Coordinator VOLUNTARY
We are looking for an experienced person to assist us with decades of historical archives held at our Cheltenham site. Ideally, you will have a passion for history and a strong level of experience in cataloguing, organising and filing a range of materials and resources. This role requires a minimum of one day a week or can be split over 2 days. The work will be based mostly at our Cheltenham office, but some work may be able to be done from home.


Stakeholder and Marketing Coordinator – VOLUNTARY
We are looking for a part-time volunteer to help identify and collate potential stakeholders e.g., local government agencies, and community groups to promote our programs and services. Additionally, you will identify marketing techniques that will boost recognition of our services and programs to implement as part of our marketing strategy. Learn more…

Volunteers play an important role in supporting our small team in a variety of ways.
We welcome the generous contribution of time and skills to support us achieve our goals. While a regular weekly commitment allows us to plan and involve you in more exciting and ongoing work, even a day or two can make a big difference!

How to apply for a voluntary role
Please forward your cover letter (explaining how you fit with our desired attributes/skills as detailed) and your resume with at least 2 references to bookings@gould.org.au using the subject line: APPLICATION : *Position title here*. For more information phone Greta on 0431 107 389 or contact bookings@gould.org.au. Please note references may be contacted upon receipt of the application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.