Employees at Conservation Volunteers Australia


Since 1982 Conservation Volunteers Australia has been attracting and maintaining volunteers to participate in projects that enhance and protect our environment and heritage. Our projects stretch across vast and diverse terrain in Australia from Hobart, Tasmania to Darwin, Northern Territory to Brisbane Queensland, and Perth, Western Australian, and many in-between throughout Australia.

As a team, we make it possible for thousands of volunteers and participants, both local and international, to join us every year to help plant thousands of trees, clear hectares of weeds, improve river health, save endangered species and protect our cultural heritage here in Australia.

As we continue to grow and expand, so does our need to recruit people who are passionate about our environment and communities.

If you are driven to inspire change by connecting people with nature and have a passion for nurturing our environment, then consider a career with Conservation Volunteers Australia.

Benefits of a career with CVA

Conservation Volunteers Australia as a Not-For- Profit organisation is able offer its employee’s salary packaging. One such concession is an exemption from Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT). This means that as a Conservation Volunteers Australia employee, part of your wages can be paid as a reimbursement of your personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money. In effect, part of your wage is paid tax free each pay day.

Salary packaging is one of the many benefits of working in the community sector. The other benefits of working with Conservation Volunteers Australia are not restricted to financial gains.  Being an effective Conservation Volunteers Australia employee can increase social inclusion, physical and psychological well-being and career opportunities.

Contact our People and Culture Team

If you have any questions regarding career opportunities with us please contact our People and Culture team free call 1800 032 501 or email employment@cva.org.au

Current Opportunities

Volunteer Engagement Officer – Brisbane, QLD

Full time 12 month contract We are seeking to employ a Volunteer Engagement Officer (VEO) in Brisbane to recruit volunteers for our diverse and exciting range of environmental projects.   In doing this you will be contributing to the achievement of our Mission Statement:  “To attract and manage volunteers to participate in projects which protect or enhance our environment […]
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Hospitality Traineeships – Little Desert Nature Lodge, Nhill, VIC

Full time position Little Desert Nature Lodge (Conservation Volunteers Australia) are currently looking for enthusiastic and motivated persons to commence their Hospitality Traineeships, based 10 minutes from Nhill. This is a full-time position, which will include weekend and evening work.  Applicants must be well-presented and reliable.  This is an ideal position for applicants looking to […]
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Green Army Supervisor – Alice Springs, NT

Full time, 6 month contract The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program. We are seeking to employ a Green Army Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army participants […]
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Kitchen Manager / Head Chef – Little Desert Nature Lodge, VIC

The Lodge offers an eco-accommodation base set on 117 hectares of natural bushland, located on the edge of the pristine Little Desert National Park in Western Victoria. Facilities include en-suite and bunkroom accommodation, licensed dining facilities for up to 120 guests, guided tours, wildlife viewing and nature trails. The Kitchen Manager / Head Chef is […]
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