Get involved as a conservation volunteer for a Department of Conservation (DOC) project. You can also join conservation groups working with DOC.
The Department of Conservation, Sounds Area, has positions available for reliable and responsible campsite hosts over the summer period. A number of opportunities exist for short term (2-4 weeks) and long term (2-4 months) positions.
If you are a school student interested in being involved in valuable conservation work, we have a bunch of great projects for you to choose from. These volunteer projects can be done with others or on your own in your own time.
Explore beautiful Nydia Bay in the Marlborough Sounds while assisting DOC as a volunteer hut warden for Nydia Lodge. Various dates available from 1 November to 30 April 2014. Minimum period of 4 weeks.
Become a volunteer at the Ohau Point waterfall and Point Keen, Kaikoura.
DOC has positions available for reliable and responsible campsite hosts over the summer period. A number of opportunities exist in various locations for a duration of 1-2 weeks or longer.
Marlborough volunteers are invited to become part our WYG team - When You Go! If you are heading into the back country, check with us first to find out what jobs need to be done in that area.
Naturespace - ecological restoration groups in your area