Recruitment is generally done around July-August (for external volunteers) and October (for local volunteers) each year. Positions advertised include:

Team Leaders

Key duties:

  • Coordination of remote camp logistics and organization of equipment in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Coordination and undertaking of daily morning monitoring activities.
  • Provide coordination and support for volunteers.
  • Preparation and maintenance of monitoring equipment, camping equipment and vehicles on a daily basis.
  • Collection and filing of data sheets, volunteer hours and progression on a daily basis.
  • Assistance with training volunteers.
  • Organisation of regular social events for volunteers.
  • Assistance in the final reporting process for the program, including updating Standard Operating Procedures.

Communications Intern

Key duties:

  • Promote the Ningaloo Turtle Program through photography, videography and audio recordings. Utilise social media, local print media, and other sources to promote turtle conservation and the NTP.
  • Work closely with Exmouth Parks and Wildlife Service staff to develop content and concepts leading to a works plan for the duration of the internship.
  • Collate and deliver all material collected and produced to Exmouth Parks and Wildlife Service.
  • Develop and conduct educational activities on turtle education for school children and visitors to the Ningaloo region.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of the Ningaloo Turtle Program, including the organisation of volunteers and participate in monitoring, training, turtle rescues and remote camping activities as required.
  • Assist the Team Leaders where required.


Key duties:

  • Collecting data on turtle nesting beaches.
  • Remote camping on the Ningaloo Reef and monitoring isolated beaches.
  • Assisting with turtle rescues.

To find out more about becoming a volunteer please go to the Volunteer Life

All available positions will be advertised under Current Vacancies




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