Volunteering opportunities with Better Earth

Volunteering with the Better Earth team gives you an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and meet like-minded volunteers, while doing your part to look after our precious parklands, beaches, wetlands and forests. We have a range of fantastic projects you can join. You can volunteer for a few hours, one day or spend a whole week with us – whatever suits you.

 

Conservation Volunteers is Australia’s leading organisation for practical conservation, completing more than 2000 conservation projects across Australia every year.

Activities include:

  • tree planting
  • invasive species removal
  • seed collection

No experience necessary as training is provided.

Ph: 0408 455 237

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Visit  www.conservationvolunteers.com.au

More info:

Conservation Volunteers (CVA)  welcomes everyone who shares our love of the outdoors and our commitment to conserving the Australian environment.

TYPES OF PROJECTS:

As a conservation volunteer you can get involved in:

  • Tree Planting
  • Seed Collection
  • Heritage Restoration
  • Biodiversity Protection
  • Walking Track Construction
  • Coastal Protection
  • Bush Revegetation
  • Wetland Revitalisation
  • Fencing
  • Salinity Control
  • Endangered Species Surveys
  • Environmental Monitoring

SKILLS REQUIRED:

You will be taught all necessary skills and shown how to use all tools and equipment safely when you are out on site.

GREAT VALUE:

Local weekday and weekend projects: No cost, simply bring your own lunch, snacks etc and a water bottle.

Overnight projects: We also do projects that include an overnight stay cost of $52.00 per night (concession rate available). This includes food, accommodation (ranges from camping to dorm rooms) and project related travel.

WHAT TO BRING ON YOUR PROJECTS - For your safety and comfort make sure you bring:

  • Strong work boots /closed in shoes (safety boots with a protective toe cap are recommended)
  • Long trousers
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Wet weather clothing
  • Personal drink/water bottle
  • Wide brimmed sun hat
  • Any medications you may need
  • We can provide work gloves and sunscreen but please bring your own if you prefer.
  • Overnight projects: warm sleeping bag and mat, towel, and personal hygiene items.

WHERE TO MEET:

Local weekday and weekend projects: Conservation Volunteers transport will leave from Broadmeadow train station at 8:00am for local projects. Meet at the Graham Rd entrance to the station.

Overnight projects: Depart as above unless special arrangements are made, we provide transport to and from the site and accommodation.

MORE INFO:

Please contact Jack: 0408455237 or go to www.conservationvolunteers.com.au

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