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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

Green Army Supervisors - All Australia

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 Supervisors who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants aged 17 – 24, working on conservation projects throughout Australia.


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 for which you would like to be considered for. 

Applications close Sunday, January 4, 2015


Volunteer Engagement Officer - Warrnambool

The Volunteer Engagement Officer is responsible for the promotion of all conservation programs and the recruitment of volunteers for our diverse and exciting range of environmental projects in the Warrnambool/Hamilton region.

The candidate should have experience in recruitment / community involvement / volunteer programs, excellent communication skills, proficient on Microsoft programs and excellent organisational and time management skills. 

Position Description - Volunteer Engagement Officer

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 Monday, December 22, 2014.


Team Leader - Warrnambool

The Team Leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers on practical conservation projects. The Team Leader has a unique opportunity to make a critical impact on the preservation and sustainability of our natural and cultural heritage by managing diverse teams participating in practical and hands-on conservation activities.

We are looking for someone that has previous knowledge and experience in complying with occupational health and safety, who has ability to make logistical arrangements to ensure the completion of project activities and that has people management skills.

Position Description - Team Leader

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, December 22, 2014


Green Army Supervisors - Victoria

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 Supervisors who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants aged 17 – 24, working on conservation projects for the following areas:

  • Mt Beauty
  • Bendigo
  • Geelong
  • Melbourne

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 Volunteers 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 for which you are applying in the subject of the email.

Applications close Monday, December 22, 2014

NOTE: Applicants who have responded to recent advertisements for Team Leaders placed in local papers need not re-apply as their applications will be considered for these roles.


Regional Manager - Morwell

The Regional Manager – Morwell is responsible for developing strong business relationships and promoting our range of programs with partner organisations.

We are looking for someone with experience in project management, networking, well developed communication skills and sound organisational skills. Experience in the conservation industry will be an advantage.

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 Sunday January 4, 2015


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