Infrastructure and Environment


Bushcare Volunteer - Opossum Creek Regenerative Project, Brookwater

Opossum Creek Regenerative Project, Brookwater

SITE HAS RE-OPENED - After being closed due to construction works at site.

Springfield Lakes Nature Care Inc is regenerating the bushland along Opossum Creek. The group started work in 2020, and you can get involved in planting and ongoing site maintenance by getting in touch with the group leader at dmanning1066@gmail.com. You can also find out more information here; https://www.springfieldlakesnaturecare.org.au/?page_id=822 

You might enjoy this role if:

• You are passionate about caring for our natural environment

• Like working outdoors in a hands-on role

• Enjoy working with a diverse range of people

• Can make a regular commitment to the group (once a month).

Recruitment Status: Positions Available

How many volunteers are needed? Unlimited, bring your friends!

Before applying, please read the Bushcare and Parkcare Volunteer Position Description found here

The group plans to meet at 8:00 am the 3rd Sunday of every month between March – December, with a break for the heat in Jan/Feb. Upcoming dates below; 

2024

Mar 17

Apr 21

May 19

Jun 16

Pre-Requisites: Volunteers wanting to 'come and try' can park near Scenic Park, or along Lomandra Ct, Brookwater and follow the path to the right down to Opossum Creek Parkland. 

https://goo.gl/maps/p4DkNzrMb3NDGz928

 

For the initial volunteer shift you’ll be asked to sign a Unregistered Volunteer form before starting work.  These are available on the day. Those wanting to join as a regular member will need to sign up as a regular volunteer, to do this you'll need to sign up on the Council Volunteer portal follow MyImpactPage - Application Form - Infrastructure and Environment (betterimpact.com) and complete all online induction training and sign the Volunteer Agreement form to be covered by insurance.

Please wear a hat, long pants and closed in shoes. Remember to bring drinking water and your own snacks. Sunscreen is available.

Want to know more about the group maintaining this site, follow the below links;

Springfield Lakes Nature Care

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