Jobs and Volunteering
Opportunities to volunteer or work with EDO NSW are outlined below.
The Australian Network of Environmental Defender's Offices (ANEDO) is seeking to employ a Project Officer to work on the future role and strategic direction of the Network. The position will be on a short term contract, with the possibility of a longer fixed term or permanent position.
The position is open now .
Our work relies greatly on the commitment of students and professionals who volunteer their time and skills to help protect the environment.
EDO NSW runs a volunteer program at our Sydney office and at our Northern Rivers branch office in Lismore.
Lawyers and law students who have studied environmental law are encouraged to join our volunteer program, either by volunteering at EDO NSW in Sydney or Lismore, or by providing pro bono services.
From time to time, EDO NSW seeks volunteers to assist in other areas where legal studies are not required (for example, environmental science students).
Qualified environmental scientists are encouraged to join our Scientific Expert Register.
We ask our volunteers to make a commitment to work at least one day per week for at least 3 months.
• can apply for our Sydney and Northern Rivers offices
• need to have, or be in the process of completing, a law degree
• must also have studied planning and/or environmental law (or have relevant practical experience).
Available days: Monday to Friday.
How to apply:
1. Please send your Curriculum Vitae to our Sydney office or our Lismore office.
2. Complete the MS Word application form for our Sydney office or our Lismore office and attach it to your email.
EDO NSW aims to contact applicants by phone or email within a month of applying.
Applicants may be interviewed before being accepted as a volunteer.
For more information, please contact either our Sydney office or our Lismore office.
Volunteers with scientific expertise can support EDO NSW in two ways, either in the office or via our Expert Register.
Science volunteers can apply to volunteer in the office following the process outlined for Legal Volunteers above.
The Expert Register is a list of people with scientific and technical expertise who are willing to assist EDO NSW on public interest environmental matters on a pro bono basis (for no fee as a public service) or in limited cases, for a reduced fee. For more information visit our Expert Register web page.