Positions Vacant

Multicultural Bay Ambassadors program summer 2018/19

Join us to engage with diverse communities and help protect Port Phillip Bay!

We are calling for people from diverse cultural backgrounds to become ambassadors to champion new engagement projects, help us remove barriers and better engage with multicultural communities.

The Multicultural Bay Ambassadors program is a four month learning and volunteering opportunity for emerging professionals interested in sustainability education and community engagement. You will be trained on a range of Baykeeper activities, mentored by EcoCentre staff, and then develop a bay care event to engage with diverse communities. A stipend is provided to support your expenses during the course of the program.

The program runs from November 2018 to February 2019. It is as part of the Global Melbourne project, funded by the Victorian Government Port Phillip Bay Fund.

To apply, read info sheet here and fill in an online expression of interest form here. For more information, call Reiko or April on 03 9534 0670 or email Reiko

Application close midnight Sunday 21 October 2018.


Student Placement 

(next intake Term 1 2019)

The EcoCentre provides a range of opportunities for university and high school students to complete their work experience or student placement. 

Current opportunities include (but are not limited to):

  • Tomorrow's Leaders for Sustainability project -  documenting, reviewing and evaluating the delivery of our award-winning student leadership program
  • Environmental Education social media project - developing and implementing a social media program to promote and showcase the programs, events and achievements of the EcoCentre
  • Development of environmental educational curriculum resources - aligned to biodiversity, energy, waste and water
  • Creation of short environmental educational films for use in classroom and excursions
  • Assisting the Environmental Education team to deliver a wide range of school programs and excursions 

Teacher Placement 

(next intake Term 1 2019)

The EcoCentre provides a range of opportunities for pre-teacher students, teachers on maternity/ paternity leave or those who have been out of the of the classroom who would like to experience a range of pedagogy and educational opportunities in a variety of schools.

Teachers on placement will 'shadow' our Educators are they deliver a wide range of incursion and excursions.

For more information on student and teacher placements please contact our Education Team schools@ecocentre.com or (03) 9525 3102

Student and Teacher placements are voluntary.