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

Project Coordinator, Wadeson Island, Punakaiki 

Punakaiki Office is seeking an enthusiastic person to join our team for a fixed term, delivering a funded restoration project.  The main purpose of this role is to deliver the on- ground objectives outlined in the Department of Conservation Community Fund contract for Phase 1 of the Wadeson Island Restoration.

Desired Qualifications & Attributes

  • Previous experience in the application of OH&S policies and procedures as they apply to
    practical conservation and regeneration projects, including the ability to work independently in the field safely
  • Previous experience in pest weed control and knowledge of industry best practice
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
  • Previous experience with conservation work
  • Good work ethic and ability to meet minimum attendance targets

If this opportunity excites you, a full position description is available here.

Applications including resume and responses to Key Selection Criteria are to be submitted via the application form below.  Applications close Sunday 08th November 2020.

Enquiries can be directed to the HR Coordinator by calling 1800 032 501 or email [email protected] .