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Securing the Future of the Hunter Wetlands Centre

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a not-for-profit Community based charity. This means that we need to raise all our own funds to ensure the survival and growth of this Ramsar listed wetlands of International significance. The Hunter Wetlands Centre works hard to secure grants that are given for special projects and we would not be able to exist without the generous dedication of our volunteers.

We need your help to secure the future.!

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a Deductible Gift Recipient (ABN 59 002 975 144) for the purposes of tax deductibility of donations made to it. It is also a prescribed organisation on the Australian Government Register of  Environmental Organisations, a Charitable Institution and an Income Tax Exempt Charity.

All donations over $2 are tax deductable

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Your contribution helps us sustain our beautiful Wetlands

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Membership

Joining as a member of the Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia, a Wetland of International Significance, will ensure the ongoing conservation and restoration to the wetland areas.  Your membership will also enable the team of staff and volunteers at the Hunter Wetlands Centre to continue to provide a place of conservation, education and nature tourism for the community and visitors to the Newcastle and Hunter area.

Become a part of the journey to help us provide this truly wonderful Haven for Wildlife and People.

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Volunteer

Hunter Wetlands Centre is a community based not-for-profit charity.  We are totally reliant on a strong team of dedicated volunteers to manage and run the centre.

If you love visiting the centre and would like to support the environment, please consider volunteering.

The diversity of skills, knowledge and abilities of our volunteers will ensure the continued successful operation of this wetland of international significance.

Most people volunteer once or twice a week. However, you may like to volunteer fortnightly or just for special events eg art exhibition openings. There are many roles for volunteers but not all are available every day.

Outside

Ground, building and general maintenance, small engine maintenance, bush regeneration, plant nursery, tour guiding.

Inside

Reception, admin, bookings, school holidays programs (partly outside), marketing, events, fundraising, cleaning, captive animal care.

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To find out about the types roles and the days those roles are available, ring or email and and leave your name and number and our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you.
Corporate, Group and Social Volunteer Opportunities can also be arranged.
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URGENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

BUSH REGENERATION – Team members and team leaders

BUSH TUCKER GARDEN

WEEKEND AND FRIDAY RECEPTION

SMALL ENGINE MECHANIC

BUILDING & GENERAL MAINTENANCE

MARKETING CORDINATOR

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Volunteer inductions

Wednesdays 10:30am

New volunteers must attend an Induction Session. A brief history and current organisational information will be given. Types of volunteer roles and the days they are available will be discussed. Volunteer application forms and a volunteer handbook are given out. A driver’s license or photo card is needed to complete the process. 

Inductions are held on Wednesdays at 10.30am and last for about 1 hour. If you’re not available on Wednesday mornings, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator by phone or email and an alternative time can be arranged.

Individual Bookings are essential. We do not accept bookings by third parties.

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