Volunteer

Interested in volunteering?

We need you! Committed volunteers play an important role in the everyday running of the centre.

We require an ongoing commitment and provide full training. While volunteers don’t handle animals, there are many other ways to contribute.

If you are over 16 years old, we'd love to hear from you. There is a link to our volunteer application form below, you can email this back in electronically (info@wildbaserecovery.co.nz) or pop in any time during our opening hours to have a chat!

Note: All volunteers must adhere to our health and safety regulations.

Registration Form Volunteer portal login

Wildbase Juniors

Are you 15 or under and keen to help New Zealand's native wildlife?

Then register now for Wildbase Juniors, we were formed especially to work out what we can do to help conserve our native species! We meet every school holidays for a project like a river clean-up, planting natives, enrichment for our manu (birds) PLUS some learning of course!

To join our team just click the button below for a registration form, fill this out and then return it to educator@wildbaserecovery.co.nz. We'll then reply with the next hui details. We look forward to hearing from you!

Registration Form

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    A VISITOR HOST
    Take on an education and advocacy role with the general public.
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    GENERAL UPKEEP
    Help with cleaning and light maintenance work in the aviaries and throughout the centre.
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    ENRICHMENT FOR ANIMALS
    Develop enrichment toys to help entertain our animals.
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    FOOD PREPARATION
    Dice and slice and lay out daily meals for the animals.
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    PEST CONTROL
    Check and rebait pest control stations on a regular basis.