Jobs, volunteering and more

Everyone has a role in building a healthier, fairer world.

If you're looking for inspiration, this is just a tiny snapshot of what is out there.

Here's a list of paid and unpaid opportunities, plus other resources to help spur action. If you know of a great opportunity out there, let us know.

Australia

Project Officer (Energy, Investment and Emissions Reduction) at Queensland Health
📍 Brisbane, QLD
🗓️ Applications close 11 March 2024
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The Project Officer, Energy and Emission Reduction will provide support for the management, coordination and delivery of emissions reduction and renewable energy programs relating to electricity and other energy sources (including natural gas and LPG), and for the transition to electric vehicles programs. The role will provide administrative support, including generation of approvals documentation, collation of data and take a leading role with engagement of Queensland Health stakeholders to drive outcomes for emissions reduction programs. Experience with energy-related programs is desirable but not mandatory.

 

International

Senior Climate Officer at Health Care Without Harm Europe
📍 Brussels, Belgium
🗓️ Applications close 29 February 2024
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Reporting to the Climate Programme Manager, the Senior Climate Officer will be responsible for coordinating, developing, and managing various Climate-smart Healthcare projects and initiatives in Europe, with a strong focus on climate change mitigation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a key role in the development of HCWH Europe's Climate-smart Healthcare programme to shape the European healthcare sector’s response to climate change.

 

Climate Programme Assistant at Health Care Without Harm Europe
📍 Brussels, Belgium
🗓️ Applications close 29 February 2024
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Reporting to the Climate Programme Manager, the Climate Programme Assistant will play a key role in supporting the implementation of various Climate-smart Healthcare projects and initiatives in Europe. The successful candidate will be able to gain key climate experience working alongside the Climate-smart Healthcare programme team to shape the European healthcare sector's response to climate change.

 

Professor in Climate Impacts on Public Health at the University of Bern
📍 Bern, Switzerland
🗓️ Applications close 8 March 2024
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The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bern is hiring a Professor in Climate Impacts on Public Health. This is a 100% Assistant Professor Tenure Track or Associate Professorship, part of Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine and affiliated with Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research.

Australia

Volunteer with Healthy Futures
📍 
Across Australia
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Healthy Futures runs campaigns that mobilise health workers and allies to take action on climate change. They have a number of volunteer roles and activities to suit different interests and availabilities. Whether you're keen to take action online, participate in a creative demonstration or join a working group to help drive their effective climate and health campaigns, they'd love to hear from you!

Microcredential: Sustainable Healthcare in Practice by Monash Sustainable Development Institute
📍 Online
🗓️ Enrolments close 1 March 2024
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MSDI’s Sustainable Healthcare in Practice micro-credential will provide students with the knowledge and skills to create an inclusive, equitable, restorative and resilient health system. The next cohort starts in March 2024.

If you or your employer is a member of CAHA or the GGHH network, contact us for details about receiving a discount on your enrolment.

 

Future Leaders Program by the ANU Planetary Health Equity Hothouse
📍 Canberra, Australia
🗓️ EOIs close 18 March 2024
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The Planetary Health Equity Hothouse will welcome a small group of early career researchers and PhD students to a two-week intensive in Canberra in September 2024.

The intensive comprises structured workshops and masterclasses related to theory, transdisciplinary research, and knowledge mobilisation, plus time for writing and conversations with the Hothouse team members and wider ANU community, the program offers an opportunity to develop new research skills, spark new collaborative ideas, and create new opportunities for knowledge mobilisation that aims to improve planetary health equity.

 

RACP and NSW Health Sustainability in Medicine Fellowship
📍 NSW
🗓️ EOIs close 31 March 2024
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RACP and NSW Health intend to partner to deliver a flexible part-time fellowship role in environmentally sustainable medicine. Leveraging the success of the NSW Health Net Zero Leads program, the Fellowship is designed to support action research in sustainability initiatives within the health sector. To take part in this fellowship, register your EOI. Eligible RACP members must be employees of NSW Health.

 

Short course: Air pollution and health by the World Health Organization
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Online
💵 Free
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The World Health Organization have developed a free, self-paced short course targeted at health workers, to bringing awareness to the health risks associated with air pollution. 

 

Short course: Disaster resilience in community service organisations by Charles Sturt University and Open Learning
📍 Online
💵 Free
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This free self-paced short course offers practical strategies to improve disaster preparedness in community service organisations. These capabilities will equip you and your organisation with skills to manage service disruption in the face of disaster events.

 

Workplace training: Climate Care Program by Vets for Climate Action
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Vets for Climate Action have developed an annual program to providing the tools and knowledge to successfully integrate environmentally sustainable solutions into day-to-day veterinary practice.

International

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Arizona State University
📍 Tempe, USA
🗓️ Open until filled
🔗 More info

The School of Sustainability at Arizona State University seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to integrate biophysical human heat balance models with climate modeling simulations for heat adaptation research.