Current Volunteering Opportunities
Bushwalking NSW needs volunteers to complete a broad range of projects requiring many different skill sets. Please contact Kirsten at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 02 8003 5545 to see how you can contribute.
Some of our current opportunities are:
- Walk Ambassadors: Would you like to share your love of our national parks and your knowledge of bushwalking with others? Do you love meeting new people? Would you like to help others walk safely and Leave no Trace? Then this is one for you – contact us now.
- Communications: Make our Communications Plan a reality and connect clubs with Bushwalking NSW. Perfect if you love to communicate and perform web research. Gain training and guidance from our outstanding Communications experts.
- Events: We also have a number of Events planning opportunities:
o Quarterly General Meetings: Continue to improve our General Meetings with an improved location, events plan, timely arrangements, coordination of volunteers, record speakers to save on our website, prepare minutes and other documents, clean up, network, etc. Show your breadth of skills.
o President’s Day: Plan our next President’s Day. Learn new skills in, or demonstrate your Project Management, budgeting, networking, planning and fund-raising skills.
- Information Stalls: We also need volunteers to plan walks/events to market to stall visitors, develop marketing material, and to represent Bushwalking NSW and your club(s) on information stalls at:
o Cherrybrook Lanton Night festival: noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, 22 October, 2016, on Francis Greenway Park, Cherrybrook NSW 2126. See: http://ccca.asn.au
We have many other projects, roles and activities which you can do to help your community so contact Kirsten at email@example.com or on 02 9565 4005 to see how you can contribute.
Contribute to the Bushwalking Community
Bushwalkers are encouraged to contribute to the broader bushwalking community on a local, state or national level.
- Join a bushwalking club and become an active member
- Volunteer to lead activities in your local bushwalking club
- Help to develop the Great South Coast Walk. The proposed route is from Bundeena in the Royal National Park south of Sydney to Mallacoota, just over the Victorian border
- Offer your administrative or IT skills to your local bushwalking club committee
- Encourage your club to join Bushwalking NSW
- Represent your local bushwalking club as their Bushwalking NSW Delegate
- Bushwalking NSW is involved in many areas from conservation to publishing to social media. Volunteers are always welcome to assist.
- Keep up to date on bushwalking issues by reading the monthly Bushwalking NSW e-newsletter and The Bushwalker magazine
- Write a story for The Bushwalker magazine about your favourite walk or a conservation issue that concerns you. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Photograph bushwalkers walkers enjoying the great outdoors and send it to The Bushwalker magazine email@example.com
- Write a letter to your local MP on bushwalking and conservation issues