The cost for the main volunteer programme is £730 for 2 weeks, 4 weeks is £1230, 6 weeks is £1500, and every extra week costs £225. The cost for the Forest Conservation Internship is £2430 for 10 weeks, and every extra week costs £200.
These costs cover all food, accommodation, excursions in the surrounding area, night safaris, pick up & drop off in Dargaville, all training and supervision by instructors, and WorkingAbroad Projects backup and placement support. Your airfare to and from New Zealand, transport to and from the project start location in Dargaville, travel/medical insurance and personal expenses are not included within this price. It is mandatory for you to take out travel and medical insurance for the duration of the project.
To secure your placement on the Volunteer in New Zealand project, you will need to complete and submit the online application form with your application payment of £180 (included in the total project costs listed above). If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, you will be required to pay the remaining balance 2 months before arrival. Once we have confirmed your place, you will receive an information package on the programme background, your role as a volunteer, the work you will do, suggested items to bring, how to travel there and so on.
Volunteers can stay for 2-week durations and longer, on the start dates listed below.
Forest Conservation Interns can join on any Monday between November and the end of January, for a minimum 10-week duration.
|January 4th 2021||January 18th 2021|
|January 11th 2021||January 25th 2021|
|January 18th 2021||February 1st 2021|
|February 1st 2021||February 15th 2021|
|February 8th 2021||February 22nd 2021|
|February 15th 2021||March 1st 2021|
|March 1st 2021||March 15th 2021|
|March 8th 2021||March 22nd 2021|
|March 15th 2021||March 29th 2021|