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Careers

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.

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

Current Opportunities

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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Casual Team Leader – Auckland

Casual position The Team Leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work on our programs in Auckland, 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 away from […]
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