Gecko has a wide range of activities in which to get involved, including: fieldwork and citizen science, campaigning, educating, event management, fundraising, grant writing, communications, marketing and more, all of which offer interesting opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering at Gecko, please complete the Volunteer Application Form below.

Volunteering at Gecko is a great way to contribute to your community and the environment, build your skill base, build up your CV, meet like-minded people, make new friends or to do a student internship.

What I do changes the world!

Whether you want to volunteer on weekly, monthly or one-off basis, we would love to hear from you. We like to think of ourselves as a big family and would love to welcome you as well!

No gift of time is too small

Current Volunteer Vacancy Positions:

  • Graphic Designer

  • Receptionist for Tuesdays

  • Fundraising Support

  • Communications Coordination Assistant

  • Water Quality and Water Bugs Testing Team Members

  • Campaigns Coordinator

  • Recycling Assistant

If you are interested in volunteering or internship opportunities in any other area, please either email volcoord@gecko.org.au or phone Dorothy on 5534 1412. 

Training is available for all positions

Gecko’s Human Resources Team Will Welcome You

The Human Resources Team recognises the fundamental importance of volunteers in continuing and expanding Gecko’s work and operations. In conjunction with the Gecko Board, the team provides a safe and pleasant work environment for volunteers and ensures that relevant legislation is adhered to.

Vision

To provide a satisfying and positive volunteer experience for all while ensuring that key organisational duties and requirements are met.

Goals

  • To fill all priority volunteer positions and have accurate job descriptions for each position.
  • To have a happy, satisfied and well-functioning team.
  • To engage all volunteers and members through a lively, annual social event calendar.

Resources and Methods

  • A comprehensive “Volunteer Introductory Package” which provides an outline of Gecko’s operations.
  • Successfully matching volunteer skills and interests with organisational requirements.
  • Provide orientation, support and training and ensure mentoring to achieve highest levels of volunteer satisfaction.
  • Provide an appreciative and welcoming environment and develop and maintain volunteer atmosphere through engagement and ownership.
Dorothy, the Volunteer Coordinator, with Sheila, one of our valued long term volunteers

Volunteer Registration

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Gecko hours of operation 10am to 2pm weekdays (except public holidays)
The Volunteer Coordinator is present at Gecko Wednesdays to Fridays.