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Employment opportunity with CAFNEC! – Community Engagement Officer

Header_logo-by-umi-2Do you have the passion, drive and skills to work with the community to protect the far North Queensland environment?

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre is seeking a Community Engagement Officer, part-time (15hrs/week) on a 6 month contract, for immediate start. This a great opportunity to give something back to your community, and the environment. For further information please see below and download the full Community Engagement Officer position description and selection criteria (pdf).

About the position:

A full house as community hear talks from a range of scientists, tourism professionals and environmental experts at the CAFNEC Cairns Community forum on dredging Photo: (c) Xanthe Rivett

A full house as community hear talks from a range of scientists, tourism professionals and environmental experts at the CAFNEC Cairns Community forum on dredging Photo: (c) Xanthe Rivett

Community Engagement Officer

The Community Engagement Officer will promote and foster the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre’s vision within the community through liaison, networking and education. This will include building and developing relationships with government, industry, community groups, the media and general public, as well as building the local knowledge base and disseminating information. The Community Engagement Officer will seek opportunities to foster awareness of, and make change around, environmental issues with these groups, and to also develop fundraising opportunities.


Background on the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) is the peak regional non-government conservation organisation for Far North Queensland and is a not-for-profit incorporated association. The position is based at the Environment Centre, Cominos House, Greenslopes Street, North Cairns, Queensland.

 

How to apply

To apply, please email your application including:

  1. A single-page cover letter outlining your reasons for applying for the position;
  2. A statement addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the Community Engagement Officer position description and selection criteria,in no more than four pages;
  3. A maximum two-page CV/resume including names and contact details of at least two referees who have knowledge of your work.

 

Please email your application to admin@cafnec.org.au.

 

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 29 April 2015.

 

For further information please contact our office on (07) 4032 1746

 

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