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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  


Read the story of a Team Leader

Aimee Silla - Fauna Conservationist
Jono McPhail - Land Conservationist


Positions Vacant

State Manager - Queensland

The State Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of financially viable business programs for Queensland.

We are looking for someone with well- developed management and interpersonal skills to provide leadership and support to Managers, previous experience and achievements in proactively building strong relationships with a variety of business partners, proven marketing ability and demonstrable achievements in meeting the delivery of income targets within a business plan and budget.

Position Description – State Manager

Applications addressing the key selecting criteria, which can be found in the position description, plus resume, to be received at employment@cva.org.au by Sunday, July 19, 2015.


Volunteer Engagement Officer - Cairns QLD
Contract Position until June 2016 with possibility of extension

We are currently seeking a Volunteer Engagement Officer (VEO) in Cairns.  The VEO will be responsible for the promotion of all Conservation Volunteers programs and the promotion and coordination of volunteer engagement on programs managed from the Cairns office and assisting with office administration duties to support the regional manager and staff.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills, be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook, have the ability to motivate and inspire people and good customer service skills. Environmental knowledge or qualifications would be desirable.

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 Friday July 3, 2015.


Regional Manager - Newcastle NSW
Contract Position until June 2017 with possibility of extension


We are currently seeking a Regional Manager to manage the overall delivery of our programs in the Newcastle region.

The Regional Manager will be responsible for developing strong business relationships and promoting our range of programs with partner organisations. Experience in project management, well developed communication skills and sound organisational skills are essential for success of this role. Networks and experience in the conservation industry, while not essential, would be advantageous.

Position Description – Regional Manager

Application addressing the key selection criteria which can be found in the position description, plus resume, to be received at employment@cva.org.au by Monday, July  20, 2015   

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