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.
- tree planting
- invasive species removal
- seed collection
No experience necessary as training is provided.
Ph: 0408 455 237
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
- Salinity Control
- Endangered Species Surveys
- Environmental Monitoring
You will be taught all necessary skills and shown how to use all tools and equipment safely when you are out on site.
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.
Please contact Jack: 0408455237 or go to www.conservationvolunteers.com.au