FWP is recruiting!



Would you believe For Wild Places has been operating for 18 months?! 

Since first coming together as a group of passionate and wayward trail runners in March 2020, we have grown a committed community, delayed our inaugural event three times (thanks COVID!),  grown to a team of 16 dedicated volunteers and have epic plans for 2022 and beyond.

To help facilitate these plans going forward, we are expanding our team with new paid and voluntary positions.  Before we advertise these roles publicly, we want to touch base with you, our community, to see if you are keen to join our wonderful team.  Please feel free to forward this on to any friends or family you think might be interested!

We are looking for people to fill the following roles:

Project Lead – Part Time

Part time, Paid, +8 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced project manager to join the FWP Leadership team to help roll out projects over the coming months.  Working closely with the volunteer team, the Project Lead will work closely with the Team lead to assess, resource and roll out projects.

Upcoming FWP projects include Pilliga Ultra, community events, creating a membership platform and Plant it Forward. Key skills include time management, initiative, teamwork and a passion for creating impact and environmental change.

For more information, check out the full role description here.


 Salesforce System Administrator – Volunteer

Volunteer, approx 4-6 hours per week

FWP is seeing a Salesforce System Administrator to set up Salesforce, connect it to our existing apps eco-system. After setup, we seek ongoing assistance to our growing team so we can use Salesforce efficiently and effectively.  You will be working directly with the Team Lead to integrate Salesforce into the team as a valuable tool for fundraising and community management.

 For more information, view the full role description here.


 Copywriter / Content Creation – Volunteer

Volunteer, approx 4-6 hours per week

We are looking for  talented and passionate writers to join the FWP team, and create content for a range of platforms, including social media,  website and feature articles.   Through these channels we raise awareness of the issues that face our wild places, and need talented writers to help express our mission, and inspire others to get involved by sharing FWP’s impact and achievements.

This position will be working collaboratively with the wider FWP team, and involve writing, reviewing and editing copy that speaks to an intersectional audience.  Key skills include good time management, a keen eye for detail, good time management and willingness to work collaboratively.

 For more information and to apply, view the full role description here.


 Non Executive Board Director

Volunteer, approx 4-6 hours per month

We are currently taking applications for people to join our Board of Directors.  As a fast growing organisation, we are looking to strengthen our Board and we are seeking up to two candidates with governance/board experience to join our board of directors.

The board works closely with our Team Lead and plays a key role in the governance of the organisation, serving as the guardian of FWP’s purpose, strategy and values while ensuring compliance with relevant statutory laws and regulations, and effective risk management.

We are looking for people who are passionate about protecting and celebrating our wild places in Australia.  Experience in (non-profit) governance is strongly preferred, and a basic understanding of accounting and finance concepts is appreichated!  Any networks you can bring to the FWP team to assist in the development and growth of FWP will also be considered.

For more information and to apply, please check out the full Role Description.


 Join the FWP Jobs Board

We have a range of exciting things in the works and over the coming months we will be seeking talented people  with a range of skills to join us on a contract / freelance basis. These projects will go for roughly 3 – 6 months and be filled on a part time/casual basis, working remotely.

To be the first in the know, sign up to our FWP JOBS BOARD mailing list, and we’ll reach out when positions are available.  

We will be looking to engage people with the following skills / experience 

  • Event Management & Production
  • Project Management
  • PR / Marketing
  • Content Creation (Photography, videography, podcasting)
  • Fundraising
  • Community & Volunteer engagement

Register for the FWP Jobs Board here!


If you have any questions regarding any of the available positions, please reach out to Hilary at hilary@forwildplaces.com

We would love to have you on board!

The For Wild Places team