We are now actively recruiting volunteer hut wardens for the 2022-23 summer season. Spend a minimum of three weeks volunteering throughout the season (Oct-April) at the Woolshed Creek or Pinnacles huts on the Mt Somers Track.
November – April: Experience the Southern Alps and meet new people. All dates for the 2021/22 season are full.
December – March: Experience the beauty of Banks Peninsula as a hut warden. Apply for summer 2021/2022 for Packhorse and Ōtamahua Huts.
October - April: Volunteer as a camp host at a South Canterbury campsite for three week or more over the summer.
We are now actively recruiting volunteer camp hosts for summer 2022-23. Volunteer camp hosts need to volunteer for a minimum of 2 weeks throughout the course of the season (Oct-April) .
We are currently not accepting new volunteers. Volunteers will support DOC rangers by responding to call-outs from the public about injured, distressed or deceased wildlife within the Timaru area.
Take part in one of our many conservation events this summer.
Get involved with conservation groups working with DOC in Canterbury.