Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT - Conservation Habitat Worker

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

A range of conservation work in YEPT reserves including planting, weeding, spray releasing (herbicide), checking traps, penguin nest searching, removing fences, etc.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Interest in conservation and physically fit.

Note that we have had 16 year olds and 70 year olds volunteering for field work – there are normally a range of jobs and we arrange people according to their abilities, physical and otherwise.

LOCATION

  • Otago Peninsula

  • North Otago

  • Catlins

DAYS AND TIMES REQUIRED

Monday – Friday, mornings and afternoons

DRESS CODE

Suitable outdoor work clothing, including parka, boots, fleece, etc.

SUPERVISION AND TRAINING

Training is provided.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Volunteers must be on email, as our contact is through a YEPT Habitat volunteer email list.

 

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon