Environmental Conservation Worker
About the program
This varied and important conservation program works in parks and sanctuaries across the Wellington region to help protect precious natural places and their inhabitants.
This varied and important conservation program works in parks and sanctuaries across the Wellington region to help protect precious natural places and their inhabitants. Volunteers on this program could work on any number of projects in many locations, dependent on need at the time. From ...
A volunteer’s work day on this project will generally last between 4 and 6 hours and while we ask all volunteers to be flexible in this regard, a typical daily schedule is likely to go something like this:
7:30am Breakfast at the accommodation
8:00am Walk or bus to the project site
This project takes place in New Zealand's capital city. Wellington lies at the base of the North Island and is renowned for its culture, restaurants and heritage attractions. A short drive from the city sees you immersed in national parks, rural farms and nature in all its abundance.
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Details on arrival
Volunteers fly into Wellington International Airport and take a short 10 min taxi ride to the Volunteer House.
The local team provide a comprehensive orientation to prepare volunteers for the Conservation Experience ahead. After orientation and over the weekend there is ample opportunity to meet the other volunteers, rest and relax and perhaps enjoy some independent local sightseeing.
- Arrival Day: FRIDAY, prior to 11am
NOTE: You may need to fly in on Thursday and arrange you own accommodation for the first night, in order to ensure you are able to meet the local team by 11am Friday. Volunteers MUST meet the local team at 11am Friday and cannot arrive over the weekend).
- Departure Day: FRIDAY
- Arrival Airport: Wellington International Airport, Wellington, New Zealand (WLG)
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