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Last year, Conservation Volunteers New Zealand supported over 100,000 hours of volunteering and planted over 150,000 native trees!

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Nursery Manager – Punakaiki

Full-time ongoing position Would you like to make a difference to the future of New Zealand natural environment and wildlife? Are you passionate about conservation?  If you share our values and vision for a healthy and sustainable environment, this could be the right opportunity for you. Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is seeking a self-motivated person […]
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Team Leader – Wellington

Full-Time 6 month contract The Team Leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work on our programs in Wellington, ensuring our volunteers enjoy a positive project experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements. While Team Leaders have a base location, the ability to be […]
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Conservation Work Skills Leader – Punakaiki/Greymouth

Full-time 6 month contract Conservation Work Skills (CWS) is an initiative developed by Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) that supports local conservation projects to meet their environmental objectives. The CWS programme provides opportunities for ten local job seekers to gain paid employment for three months. During this period, participants will develop practical skills in conservation […]
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Conservation Work Skills Leader – Auckland

Full-time 6 month contract Conservation Work Skills (CWS) is an initiative developed by Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) that supports local conservation projects to meet their environmental objectives. The CWS programme provides opportunities for ten local job seekers to gain paid employment for three months. During this period, participants will develop practical skills in conservation […]
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Conservation Officer – Punakaiki/Greymouth

Full-time permanent position As the Conservation Officer, you will be responsible for the promotion and coordination of volunteer engagement within the region and have full responsibility for leading some practical conservation team based activities. To be successful in this role, you will have several years demonstrated experience within the volunteer sector, combined with skills and […]
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Conservation Officer – Christchurch

Full-time permanent position As the Conservation Officer, you will be responsible for the promotion and coordination of volunteer engagement within the region and have full responsibility for leading some practical conservation team based activities. To be successful in this role, you will have several years demonstrated experience within the volunteer sector, combined with skills and […]
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Conservation Volunteers respectfully acknowledges tangata whenua, their rich and dynamic culture and their ongoing affinity and cultural obligations within Aotearoa. As a people Māori are intrinsically linked with the natural world and the well-being of natural resources within their region is the basis of their mana. We pay our respect to tangata whenua and their culture, and to elders both past and present.