Conservation Volunteers employees on a worksite


Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is the New Zealand arm of Conservation Volunteers. Since 2006 we have been engaging local and international volunteers to participate in projects that enhance and protect our environment and heritage.

Our New Zealand projects stretch across the nation from as Christchurch in the South Island to Kaipara Harbour in the North Island, with many others in between. No two projects are the same, offering an exciting and incredible natural work environment.

Our team are passionate about making a positive difference to the environment throughout New Zealand, if you are driven by this same passion then consider a career with Conservation Volunteers New Zealand.

The benefits of working with Conservation Volunteers New Zealand are not restricted to financial gains.  Being an effective Conservation Volunteers New Zealand employee can increase social inclusion, physical and psychological well-being and career opportunities.

Contact our People and Culture Team

If you have any questions regarding career opportunities with us please contact our People and Culture team by email [email protected]

Current Opportunities

Revegetation Project Team Members – Punakaiki

Fixed Term Contract to 30 June 2020, 30 hours per week Punakaiki Office is seeking two enthusiastic and passionate people to join our team at Punakaiki, delivering a large-scale revegetation project.  The main purpose of these roles is to increase our capacity to meet our tree planting targets, as well as participating in production nursery tasks. For […]
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Conservation Work Skills Leader – Westport & Punakaiki

Full-time fixed term contract to 30 June 2020 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 […]
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