Te Atatu School planting dayImage: Sustainable Coastlines | Creative Commons
Ongoing - year round: Volunteer for the Okura Bush Walkway maintenance crew and help maintain this walking track every two months.
11 January 2017 – 4 February 2018: Applications are invited for camp hosts who can help to look after campers and the campsite.
December 2017 – January 2018: Applications are invited for camp hosts who can help to look after campers and the campsite.
December 2017 - February 2018: Learn about how you can get involved with community projects making a difference in the Coromandel Peninsula.
1 November 2017 - 28 February 2018: This is an opportunity to assist a master's student who needs assistance with her research into Pureora short-tailed bats while she completes a project for DOC.
2018 dates Come along to help DOC rangers and community groups enhance local gems in Rotorua.
December 2017 to April 2018: Volunteer for one or two weeks at the picturesque Kerr Bay or West Bay Campsites (dogs not allowed), or Teetotal Campsite where dogs are allowed.
This volunteer opportunity is now full for the 2017/18 season.
15 January to 16 February 2018: A great opportunity for volunteers to experience the hut warden role, apply their skills and learn from an experienced and knowledgeable ranger.
7 - 18 May 2018: Volunteer to help with structure repairs on the Inland Pack Track in Paparoa National Park.
4 December 2017 - 6 April 2018: Volunteer as a campsite host and enjoy the beautiful nīkau forest at this campsite on the Kohaihai River mouth.
February - May 2018: Volunteer to help rangers locate orange-fronted parakeets, monitor their population and protect their nests.
Ongoing: We are looking for adventurous people to register their interest in being part of Dunedin’s War on Weeds.
October 2017 - April 2018: Volunteer to raise awareness of appropriate wildlife viewing behaviour and conservation among Otago Peninsulas’ Sandfly Bay visitors.
13 - 17 November 2017: Volunteers are needed to help with a general tidy up around the campsite and area surrounding the DOC ranger house at Papatowai.
December 2017 - April 2018: On the shores of Lake Hāwea, Kidds Bush Campsite is a popular destination for families and tourists.
December 2017 - February 2018: Nugget Point Lighthouse Reserve/Tokatā is a popular tourist destination and contains rare endemic botanical and wildlife species, in particular the yellow-eyed penguin/hoiho.
22 - 26 January 2018: Volunteers will work with DOC staff on routine hut maintenance. Tasks will include painting the interior and exterior of the hut, cleaning and minor building repairs.
16 - 20 July 2018: Volunteers will work with DOC staff from Owaka to undertake different tasks around the Catlins and along the Southern Scenic Route.
11 - 19 June 2018: Volunteers will help with track work, clearing vegetation and minor structure maintenance.
August 2017 - May 2018: Various opportunities arise throughout the year to assist with planting, weed control, predator control and wildlife surveys.
August 2017 - May 2018: Various opportunities arise throughout the year to assist with planting, weed control, predator control and wildlife surveys. These tasks can be undertaken by small or large groups and make for great team-building days.
November 2017 - May 2018: We are looking for long-term volunteers to help with a variety of conservation activities on Stewart Island/Rakiura.
15 - 19 January 2018: Volunteers will be working alongside the DOC Barberry Team to control weeds around the Oban township.
26 February - 2 March 2018: Volunteers will help carry out track maintenance on part of the popular Te Araroa Trail.
6 - 13 March 2018: This activity involves maintenance on historic sawmilling machines around Port William and Maori Beach.