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528 - Dog Team Person

  • Location: Varsity Lakes QLD
  • Category: Education & Training

To take your dog into primary schools and sit with children who read to your dog. Each child reads one on one to your dog for approx. 20 minutes. Volunteers must commit to one school year.

Horse Whisperers/General Volunteer

  • Location: Tallebudgera QLD
  • Category: Disability Services

If you enjoy the outdoors, like working with horses or people with disabilities then come and join our friendly team. Horse skills NOT a must, as training is provided. 8am-12pm Friday & or Saturday during Queensland school term only.

Gardeners for Butterfly House and Nursery

  • Location: Banksia Beach QLD
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Help grow and maintain the butterfly-attracting plants to be sold at the Butterfly House and the plants needed continuously for egg-laying, caterpillar food and nectar in the Butterfly House and Breeding Laboratory. Potting, propagation, weeding and watering the established nursery areas. In Butterfly House, pruning to encourage blooming for nectar and maintaining attractive gardens, paths and other features. Maintain tidy facility. Training is provided. Enthusiasm welcome.

Butterfly Breeding Laboratory Technicians

  • Location: Bongaree QLD
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Learn about the amazing Butterfly Life Cycle. ‘Learn as you work’ caring for the hungry caterpillars. Assist in the collection of butterfly eggs. Help hang chrysalises for the new butterflies to emerge safely. Clean and sterilise equipment to prevent disease outbreaks. Release new-born butterflies into the Butterfly House. No experience necessary. All training is provided. Shifts required are two x 3.5hrs per week. A reasonable degree of fitness is needed to be on your feet. Interesting work!

Maintenance Operators

  • Location: Bongaree QLD
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Help maintain the Bribie Island Butterfly House, laboratory building and nursery areas. Work includes general maintenance on irrigation, electrical, some machinery. Keeping the water features operating nicely in the butterfly house. Some experience preferred in mechanical, irrigation, electrical OR general maintenance. Good general handyperson taking pride in keeping the Butterfly House running smoothly. Training in Butterfly House maintenance work is provided.

Tour Guide

  • Location: Bongaree QLD
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Introduce our guests to the wonders of Butterflies and their amazing life cycle! Personality is important, along with presentation and ability to communicate with a broad audience. You will enjoy it as much as our visitors. You will be giving groups of visitors a 15-20 minute education tour on the butterfly life cycle and other interesting facts. This is done in front of live displays to prompt you! Training is provided on-the-job. Palm cards OK. Times include Sundays and/or Wednesdays.

Butterfly House Assistant

  • Location: Bongaree QLD
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

If you like working with nature you are going to love the Bribie Island Butterfly House! In the 18 months since we opened on beautiful Bribie Island, we have had over 25,000 visitors. Help give our visitors a great experience inside the Butterfly House. Show them butterflies laying eggs, feeding, mating etc. Supervise and enforce the ‘no touch’ rule re butterflies. Be yourself and be friendly!

Tour Guide - REEF HQ Aquarium

  • Location: Townsville QLD
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Providing visitor information (including at the front desk), one to one interpretation of the displays at REEF HQ Aquarium, assisting with and conducting talks/tours, surveys and craft activities. INTAKE IS JUST ONCE A YEAR IN FEBRUARY AND A YEAR LONG COMMITMENT IS REQUIRED.

Walking Group Assistant - Seniors

  • Location: Annandale QLD
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Enjoy a nice leisurely walk around the river once a week. Feed the turtles. Have some great conversation. Your company and your assistance would be appreciated by the residents for a walk around the river.

Currumbin Sanctuary Wildlife Keeper Assistant

  • Location: Currumbin QLD
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Department manage a wide range of over 160 different species of animals including native and exotic guest species. This role involves working with a Wildlife keeper on their daily rounds assisting with the feeding and cleaning of the animals on each round.

029 - Rescue Boat Crew

  • Location: Coolangatta QLD
  • Category: Emergency Response

Volunteers needed to man Rescue Boats. Volunteers will be given extensive training for this position.

443 - Dog Team Person

  • Location: Coolangatta QLD
  • Category: Education & Training

To take your dog into primary schools and sit with children who read to your dog. Each child reads one on one to your dog for approx. 20 minutes. Volunteers must commit to one school year.

Assistant to CEO (Admin role) Local to Sunshine Coast

  • Location: Mooloolaba QLD
  • Category: Disability Services

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with great organisational skills to assist the CEO with the day to day tasks of the charity. Tasks/activities of the position include: • Assisting with preparation of reports and other documentation • Developing and maintaining spreadsheets/databases • Writing and updating procedures for administration and support team • Assisting with background research • Assisting the fundraising team to contact donors • Travel planning and reporting • Admin dutie

Volunteer Reading Dog Team

  • Location: Nambour West QLD
  • Category: Education & Training

Taking your dog into your local school every week for approx 2 hours to help children read.

Market Stall Info and Fundraising

  • Location: Eumundi QLD
  • Category: Community Services

Seeking energetic outgoing personality who loves talking to the general public and sharing information about a community organisation to assist in building profile and encourage support. We need you to be a dog lover, not mind early mornings and genuinely care about people who have served in front line roles such as Military, or front line emergency services such as Ambulance, Fire Brigade or Police but now suffer from PTSD due to this role.

436 - Dog Team Person

  • Location: Mount Gravatt QLD
  • Category: Education & Training

To take your dog into primary schools and sit with children who read to your dog. Each child reads one on one to your dog for approx. 20 minutes. Volunteers must commit to one school year.