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At Conservation Volunteers we believe that we should offer everyone an opportunity to be involved in managing and protecting a healthy and sustainable environment. If you share that vision and would like to make a critical contribution to seeing it achieved, then consider joining our team of passionate and enthusiatic staff.

As a team, we make it possible for thousands of volunteers, both local and international, to join us every year to help plant thousands of trees, clear hectares of weeds, improve river health, save endangered species and protect our cultural heritage.


As a not-for-profit organisation we make use of various options to make our package as attractive as possible, but we also acknowledge that the people who join us do it for more than the money - it is about using your particular qualifications and skills to make a real difference.

For more information on any of these vacancies, email employment@cva.org.au  


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Aimee Silla - Fauna Conservationist
Jono McPhail - Land Conservationist


Positions Vacant


Environmental Trainers (contract positions until July 2017)
- Newcastle
- Canberra

In the Trainer role you will be responsible for delivering and assessing nationally accredited qualifications and units of competency.  The ability to work effectively in a team with other CVA staff will ensure that training is a real source of benefit for our volunteers and participants.  

For success in this role, the Trainer mus possess the Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40110) and have demonstrated experience in training and assessment in conservation and land management.

The Full Position Description can be found here

Applications, addressing the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description, and resume, are to be received at employment@cva.org.au by Sunday, June 7, 2015.  


Green Army Supervisor - Griffith NSW

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program. 

We are seeking to employ a Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants aged 17 – 24, working on conservation projects.  

We suggest you visit www.environment.gov.au/land/green-army to gain a good understanding of this program if you are interested in joining Conservation Volunteer’s as a Team leader.

Position Description – Green Army Supervisor

To apply: Forward resume and document addressing the Key Selection Criteria available on the Position Description to employment@cva.org.au clearly stating the location of the position that you are applying for in the Subject of the email.

Applications close Monday, June 15, 2015


Green Army Supervisor - Orbost

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program. 

We are seeking to employ a Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants aged 17 – 24, working on conservation projects.  Partnering with Parks Victoria this project will focus on protecting high value areas of the East Gippsland coastline, primarily between Marlo and Dock Inlet, from the impacts of Sea Spurge. The East Gippsland Coastline contains significant environmental values including a EPBC listed ecological community and rare and threatened species.

We suggest you visit www.environment.gov.au/land/green-army to gain a good understanding of this program if you are interested in joining Conservation Volunteer’s as a Team leader.

Position Description – Green Army Supervisor

To apply: Forward resume and document addressing the Key Selection Criteria available on the Position Description to employment@cva.org.au clearly stating the location of the position that you are applying for in the Subject of the email.

Applications close Monday, June 1, 2015


Green Army Supervisor - Barcaldine QLD

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program. 

We are seeking to employ a Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants aged 17 – 24, working on conservation projects. This project aims to improve the condition, extent and connectivity of coastal wetlands in the South East region. Project outcomes include establishing, improving and maintaining native vegetation, managing invasive weeds, basic vegetation and fauna surveys, and planting native vegetation. On-ground works at Wollumboola, Comerong Island and the Shoalhaven Estuary will help preserve breeding sites of the EBPC listed Little Tern and other migratory birds, and improve connectivity to surrounding National Parks.

We suggest you visit www.environment.gov.au/land/green-army to gain a good understanding of this program if you are interested in joining Conservation Volunteer’s as a Team leader.

Position Description – Green Army Supervisor

To apply: Forward resume and document addressing the Key Selection Criteria available on the Position Description to employment@cva.org.au clearly stating the location of the position that you are applying for in the Subject of the email.

Applications close Friday, May 29, 2015


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