Bellinger Landcare Inc is seeking a motivated and committed person to undertake a part time (from 0.4EFT) Local Landcare Coordinator role based in Bellingen. Potential increase in workload depending on funding availability.


The Local Landcare Coordinator will work closely with local farming systems, environmental and peri-urban Groups in the Bellingen Shire to:


  • Respond to general enquiries and support increased community engagement in Landcare.
  • Support volunteer engagement and local Landcare groups to participate in natural resource management, including ensuring all site planning, WHS and insurance requirements are met.
  • Compile and distribute newsletters and social media posts, update Bellinger Landcare website.
  • Compile work reports and attend management committee meetings
  • Undertake grant writing and seeking additional funding.
  • Liaise with Bellingen Shire Council, Crown Lands and other government agencies to complete approval processes and documentation required for local group activities on public land.
  • Work with the Regional Landcare Coordinator to support the development and implementation of the Landcare NSW (LCNSW) Regional Priority Plan.
  • Participate in the regional and state LCNSW Community-of-Practice, and monitor, evaluate and report on Landcare NSW program outcomes.
  • Maintain membership and landholder expressions of interest lists.
  • Project management (e.g. monitor, evaluate and report on program and grant outcomes, provide clear project and budget information to the bookkeeper and/or treasurer to allow smooth operation of accounting software, budget tracking etc).
  • Oversee the contractor expressions of interest approval process, including advertising for new contractors.
  • Engage contractors and report upon project activities as set out in funding agreements.
  • Respond to requests for quotations from government and non-government agencies for the delivery of on-ground work and community education programs.
  • Partnership development and alignment with North Coast Regional Landcare, North Coast Local Land Services, Bellingen Shire Council, and other local, regional and federal level government and non-government agencies and programs.
  • Facilitate Land for Wildlife assessments.

Position Description

For further information on this opportunity please contact Lindsey Stockdale, Secretary, Bellinger Landcare Inc. 0434983164

To apply, please submit a detailed resume and two page cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the position to the above email by October 15th, 2021