Are you a natural connector of people who is passionate about wildlife conservation? Would you love to help motivate conservationists as they build their careers?

Then we want YOU as one of our Community Connectors (Volunteer) to help motivate conservationists in their careers and engage them in our online community, CC Pro.

This is a volunteer (unpaid) role, based anywhere with an internet connection. You’ll need at least 3-4 hours per week for 6 months, and in return you’ll receive career support and training. 

About Conservation Careers

Conservation Careers is the leading careers advice centre for aspiring and professional conservationists – helping over 700,000 conservationists across 235 countries and territories annually.

Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives.

Our mission is to help conservationists achieve career success.

Our values guide our work. We are:

  • Open – We build trust through transparency and honesty; we’re open to new ideas.
  • Agile – We learn and innovate quickly to achieve our goals and create impact.
  • Collaborative – We work with others to reach our goals.
  • Optimistic – We assume the best and are hopeful, encouraging and courageous. We’re not afraid of failure.

About the CC Pro community

CC Pro is our exclusive community of aspiring and professional conservationists. With more than 1,700 members from across the globe, it’s a supportive, safe space that offers:

Regular Events. Join our live podcast audiences, get access to our growing list of recorded webinars and workshops, plus subscribe to an events calendar to hang out with us.

Community Support. Get 1:1 feedback from the community. Ask questions and receive support to tackle issues large and small. CC Coaches and the Community are here for you.

Direct Access to CC Team. We’re here to help, guide, encourage and support you all the way to career success in the sector. You’re not alone.

Private Chat. Connect 1:1 with other members via private chat. If you share an interest, need advice or want to collaborate, it’s easy to connect.

Weekly Check-ins. Get motivated and stay on track. Share your highs and lows with the community to get support and encouragement. 

Application Showcase. Access a growing library of successful applications. Take the guesswork out of applications and see what’s working for different employers.

Application Feedback. Applying for a dream job? Get valuable 1:1 feedback from the community on your job application before you submit it!

About the role

To achieve goals, people need motivation, a plan and a guide. Your primary goal is to motivate people in their careers, ensuring they enjoy CC Pro and engage in the community.

As a face of our community, you will represent our mission, vision and values and model our Community Guidelines in all your interactions.

Title: Community Connector (Volunteer)

Start date: 2 April 2024

Term: 6 months (until 2 October 2024) with the possibility of renewal.

Location: Anywhere in the world! So long as you have a reliable internet connection.

Contract: voluntary (with full access to CC courses upon completion of six months).

Hours: 3-4 hours per week. This can be done flexibly, so long as daily and weekly tasks are completed and you’re available to check in regularly for team communication. You can work more if you wish.

Vacation: To be agreed in advance and covered via work sharing with your teammate.

Trial period: 1 month

Notice period: 1 month


The following key responsibilities will be shared as a two-person team:

  • Say Hello. Welcome new members and create connections with others.
  • Win of the week. Create a weekly post encouraging community members to share their highs (big and small) and lows of the week.
  • Wellness Wednesdays. Collate ideas and create a weekly post sharing practices that can support mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.
  • Optional | Support activities that make valuable connections between CC Pro members. This may be through mastermind groups, monthly challenges, mentoring, etc.

About you

We’re seeking people who are passionate about helping conservationists enjoy fulfilling, impactful careers and who enjoy motivating, connecting and engaging others.


  • A passion and talent for motivating, engaging and connecting people.
  • A high level of teamwork, reliability and positivity.
  • A commitment to our mission, vision and values (Open, Agile, Collaborative, Optimistic).
  • Excellent attention to detail and a healthy dose of creativity.
  • An understanding of the power of community for supporting conservationists.
  • A commitment to creating a safe, supportive and inclusive space for ALL members.
  • English fluency (writing, reading, speaking and listening). Applicants from any country are encouraged to apply, but you must have English fluency equivalent to native level to be considered. 


  • Familiarity with Conservation Careers, our resources and/or the CC Pro community.
  • Experience successfully engaging online communities.
  • An understanding of the impact communities can create for a business.
  • Experience using Circle (our community platform).


In return Conservation Careers can offer:  

How to apply

To apply, please submit a single PDF document to Kristi Foster, Head of Programmes, at kristi@conservation-careers.com, including:

  1. Why you’d like the role and how you’ll benefit (<200 words).
  2. Your availability Monday-Friday over the contract period.
  3. A sample ‘Win of the week’ post, encouraging community members to share their highs and lows of the week. We’re looking for something short, honest and balanced that connects with people and encourages them to join in and share.
  4. Nothing else

Applications are open until 11:59pm (GMT) on Friday 29th March 2024.