Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) is the largest environmental legal centre in the Australia-Pacific, dedicated to protecting our climate, communities and shared environment through groundbreaking litigation and law reform advocacy.

Find out about volunteering for EDO, as a legal student, lawyer, scientist or office support.


Positions available

Managing Lawyer – Northern Territory (12 month maternity leave contract)
This is a hugely exciting opportunity to gain experience and grow in one of Australia’s most challenging and unique environments. Read more

Managing Lawyer – Australian Capital Territory
The Environmental Defenders Office has an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer to join our team and lead our organisation’s legal service delivery in the Australian Capital Territory. Read more

Digital Marketing Specialist
The Digital Marketing Specialist will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing cross-channel digital marketing campaigns to enhance the EDO brand, increase engagement, donor acquisition and retention and reach our organisational goals. Read more

Senior Philanthropy Specialist
The Senior Philanthropy Specialist will be the driving force behind EDO’s Philanthropy Program through your expert proposal and grant writing skills for some of the most incredible environmental legal projects in Australia. Read more.

Major Gifts and Bequests Specialist
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Major Gifts and Bequests Specialist to join our EDO team. You’ll work closely with our Head of Philanthropy to build our Philanthropy and Bequest programs, applying your skills for some of the most incredible environmental projects in Australia. Read more

Invitations to tender

Program Design ConsultancyFirst Nations and Indigenous Peoples Program
The EDO is seeking suitably qualified people, a collective of people or an organisation to assist in the program design of our First Nations and Indigenous Peoples Program (FNIPP). Read more