Expression of Interest – Community Engagement Network Members

Do you live in and love West Gippsland’s catchments? Would you like to get involved in their management and care? Then this opportunity may be for you! Expressions of Interest are now open for the next uptake of our Community Engagement Network, we are seeking community representatives to provide perspectives and advocacy for natural resource management issues important to our community.

About the Opportunity:

The Community Engagement Network (CEN) primary focus is to identify community needs and issues in natural resource management to provide a community perspective into strategies and plans while strengthening our profile and reputation in the community.

The appointments will commence early 2024 and run until 2027. Members will be remunerated for their participation in approx. 4-6 face-to-face meetings per year.

No previous experience is required, applicants must have a keen interest in fields related to terrestrial and/or aquatic ecology or biology, conservation science or conservation management.

Next Steps:

If you are interested in learning more about what we do and you would like to discuss issues facing the local community, we would love to hear from you.

You can apply using this form, please note expressions of interest will close at 5pm on Sunday 17 December, 2023.

If you have any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, please contact Kelsey Tong on 0472 626 209.

At WGCMA, we share a commitment to value and embrace diversity in all forms; so that our work environment is a safe space we can all belong. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, identity, orientation, ability or thinking style.

If you need assistance during the application process for accessibility reasons please contact Madelyn Brand, Organisational Development Lead on 03 5175 7839 or

We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the region, the Gunaikurnai, the Bunurong, the Boonwurrung and the Wurundjeri Peoples and pay respects to Elders, past, present and emerging.