Mon Repos Turtle Conservation volunteers—nesting season
Help deliver educational information to visitors at this important Pacific turtle rookery. This volunteer program focusses on supporting the most significant loggerhead turtle nesting population in the South Pacific region, and the program is directly related to the nesting season.
November to March. Usually 1–2 nights per week from 6.45pm to 11pm. Some promotional activities may occur outside summer season.
- QPWS registered volunteers
This project involves:
- Public contact, customer service, education or interpretation
- Research and monitoring
Training will be provided.
A moderate level of fitness is required.
Suits volunteers who live in the local area and have good interpersonal skills and enjoy talking with people. Three levels of training provided depending on volunteer role.
Contact rangers in August, well in advance of the summer season.
Also see Mon Repos Turtle Conservation volunteers—year round for volunteer opportunities which support the Mon Repos Turtle centre and Mon Repos—Friends of Park for volunteer opportunities maintaining the park.
You may also be interested in the Queensland Turtle Conservation Project volunteer program, which is a scientific research based program.