What We Do

Conservation Volunteers welcomes people with a love of the outdoors and an interest in the environment to take part as a volunteer in one of our many conservation projects.  Our volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds and no prior skills or experience are required, and volunteer projects are available to suit your availability and particular interests.

Conservation Volunteers projects are managed in conjunction with project partners that may include regional councils, national parks, museums, landcare groups, conservation departments and other national conservation agencies. All of our volunteer projects can be broadly categorised into the following key focus areas and we welcome your involvement.

Wild Futures

Wild Futures is Conservation Volunteers' national wildlife conservation program, focusing on 12 endangered Australian species.  It makes a measurable difference to the future of some of our most treasured animals.  You can support this program financially or by volunteering a Wild Futures project.
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Flora & Fauna

Australia is home to some of the most incredible wildlife and plants on the planet. Changes to the landscape as a result of human activity have put many of these unique species at risk. We welcome volunteers in a wide range of projects.
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Landcare

We live in a very diverse part of the world with landscapes ranging from tropical to alpine, desert to coastal, urban to agricultural and everything in between. We aim to tackle a range of issues that affect the sustainability of our land working with Landcare groups, farmers, catchment and local authorities.
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Parks & Reserves

We believe that parks are special places that should be enjoyed by everyone, which is why we work in partnership with parks and sanctuaries across Australia to help protect these precious natural places, and their inhabitants.  There are a range of volunteer projects on offer that you can be involved with.
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Coasts & Waterways

With the mainland Australian coastline stretching such a vast distance, there are huge challenges in maintaining healthy coastlines for all.  We run a variety of volunteer projects that make a difference.
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Healthy Communities

As our population continues to grow, especially in urban areas, many people feel disconnected from their natural environment as well as from the community in general. You can be involved in programs that help support healthy communities across the country.
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Heritage

Our heritage is a legacy from our past and forms an integral part of life today in the form of the stories and places that make up our national identity. Heritage projects include, but are not limited to natural, built and cultural locations of significance which must be preserved for current and future generations.
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Disaster Recovery

Natural disasters like fires, droughts, floods and violent storms occur all too frequently. Man-made disasters such as oil-spills can also cause significant damage to our natural environment.  We run projects in times of need all in the name of disaster recovery.
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Quick Connect

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