Find a Charity

There are loads of charities who already do the important work responding to the climate crisis, they might just not call it that. But helping out those in need during a heat wave, caring for native wildlife after a bushfire or providing aid during a climate disaster - a warmer world requires more people lending a hand when they can.


Service providers:

Red Cross - volunteer helping those in need http://www.redcross.org.au/volunteering.aspx

State Emergency Service (SES) - become a volunteer http://www.ses.sa.gov.au/site/join_the_ses.jsp 

Wildlife rescue:

Here are some tips from WIRES about caring for wildlife in heat waves http://www.wires.org.au/blog/wildlife-susceptible-to-heat

Victoria: https://www.wildlifevictoria.org.au/volunteer

NSW: http://www.wires.org.au/rescue/become-a-rescuer  

QLD: https://www.rspcaqld.org.au/what-we-do/care-for-animals/wildlife-hospital/become-a-wildlife-hero

ACT: http://www.actwildlife.net/volunteer.html

WA: https://nativeanimalrescue.org.au/

SA: http://www.mintonfarm.org/how-to-help-injured-animals.html

NT: https://nt.gov.au/environment/animals/report-injured-wildlife-or-rescue

Aid organisations:

In times of disaster, organisations like this are first to respond and save lives on the ground. Climate change affects those who can least afford it first and worst, so by chipping in we can make sure no one gets left behind.

Red Cross

UNHCR

Oxfam

Got a suggestion of someone who should be on this list? Nominate a charity, email angrysummer@aycc.org.au