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Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, some of our volunteering programs are currentlymay be operating differently or on a limited basis, in line with social distancing and restrictions on travel. We encourage you to check with the local contact listed for each volunteering program to find out if they are currently operating.

Whatever your interest or experience there’s a volunteer project waiting for you.

You’ll usually be outdoors, so bring drinking water and wear sturdy closed-in shoes, a sun hat and sunscreen. Always talk to the project co-ordinator about what you should bring and chose a project matching your fitness level so that you can enjoy your time as a volunteer.

For general information about volunteering for parks see frequently asked questions.

Displaying 8 volunteer projects.

Friends of Parks: Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station

Join in CVA’s regular grounds maintenance program at Townsville’s historic Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station.

Where?
Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park
When?
Year round, Once a fortnight, starting at 8am.

Magnetic Island National Park volunteers

Volunteers are helping weed and revegetate beautiful Florence, Nelly and Horseshoe Bays on magnificent Magnetic Island.

Where?
Magnetic Island National Park
When?
Autumn, Winter, Spring, Saturday mornings (7.30am to 12.30pm) fortnightly March to November.

Magnetic Island Nature Care Association

Volunteers helping care for Magnetic Island with a focus on Bolger Bay.

Where?
Magnetic Island Regional Park
When?
Year round

Marine Animal Stranding Response—Magnetic Island

Help care and rehabilitate injured marine animals and get involved in turtle research and education projects.

Where?
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
When?
Year round, Volunteers respond as needed.

Marine Animal Stranding Response—Townsville to Cardwell

Help care and rehabilitate injured marine animals and get involved in turtle research and education projects.

Where?
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
When?
Year round, Volunteers respond as needed.

Reef Check Australia

Volunteers monitor and report on the health of Queensland’s coral reefs.

Where?
Various
When?
Year round

Seagrass-Watch

Join this global, scientific and long-term sea-grass assessment and monitoring program.

Where?
Various
When?
Year round

Wildlife rescue and carers—Mission Beach

Help care and rehabilitate injured, sick or orphaned native wildlife and get involved in research and education projects.

Where?
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
When?
Year round, Volunteers respond as needed.
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
13 April 2022
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