David Fleay Wildlife Park volunteers, work experience and Industry placements

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, some of our volunteering programs may 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.

Help care for wildlife and visitor facilities at David Fleay Wildlife Park on the Gold Coast.

  • Year round
  • Occasional dependent on work programs
  • Industry placement students
  • QPWS registered volunteers
  • Work experience students

This project involves:

  • Administration
  • Animal husbandry, wildlife care and/or rehabilitation
  • General park duties and/or maintenance
  • Research and monitoring
  • Rubbish clean-up
  • Track work
  • Weeding and/or revegetation (including plant propagation)

Training will be provided.

The fitness level required will vary with different activities.




Gold Coast information

Gold Coast is 77km from Brisbane, the capital of Queensland.

The average summer temperature is 28.5°C.

The average winter temperature is 21.4°C.

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