Volunteer support and opportunities
Volunteering SA & NT offer a variety of training opportunities. They provide free and low cost training for volunteers, volunteer managers/co-ordinators and volunteering-involving organisations. If your groups has specific training needs , you can contact us for assistance.
Volunteer WHS and insurance
Murraylands and Riverland volunteer groups can access free insurance with SAICORP through the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board.
Please read the information sheet about the nature of independent community group insurance cover.
Complete this form to apply for independent community group insurance.
A range of volunteer management templates are also available. These templates help groups to ensure their volunteers are safe and enables them to satisfy the minimum requirements of the SAICORP volunteer insurance.
Volunteering with the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board
If you are interested in volunteering with the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board, please complete the volunteer expression of interest form and return. There are a variety of different roles available across the region.
Volunteers can also assist with community monitoring activities through the landscape board's Citizen Science program.
Volunteering with other groups
Landcare and Local Action Planning (LAP) groups provide support to volunteers and community groups across the region and may be able to assist with:
- planning and project development
- sourcing funding
- sourcing partnerships with other organisations or industry
- accessing technical information
- accessing equipment
- running effective community groups.
There are six Landcare and LAP groups in the region
Other volunteer community groups within the region are involved in a range of activities, including revegetation, bushcare, sustainable farming, wetland management and various monitoring activities.
Local groups operating in the region include the Landcare Association of SA, Bush for Life, and Friends of Parks.
Other volunteering opportunities
If you don’t live in the region, you can still play a part in protecting it. Parts of the region are as little as a 30 minute drive from Adelaide and there may be opportunities to volunteer remotely. Contact one of the following organisations to see what volunteering opportunities they support:
• iCare Communities
• Conservation Volunteers Australia
• Trees for Life
• Greening Australia
• Nature Conservation Society of SA
• Lakes Hubs at Milang & Meningie
• The Wilderness Society
• Volunteering SA & NT