The Beach-nesting Bird General Volunteer role typically doesn’t involve bird monitoring/birdwatching, but focuses mainly on either office-based tasks or assistance with events or school visits, though it may also include field trips to weed sites where nesting isn’t occurring.
Such tasks might include:
These roles typically don’t require training, but instead collaboration with, and advice from the Beach-nesting Birds team. Some of these activities will require participants to obtain a Working with Children Check (or equivalent for your state/territory) before you can participate.
For this general volunteer role, you will need to have:
Anyone who has a passion and respect for beach-nesting birds should apply as a General Volunteer. The role is also suited to:
There are around 900 important beach-nesting bird sites in Australia. To find your nearest site, contact us with your location and we will let you know.
Our volunteers come from all backgrounds, ages and experiences – and they all help make a real difference for Australia’s most threatened birds.