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. The cost for the Hospitality Internship is £1380 for 8 weeks, and every extra week costs £130.
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.
Hospitality Interns can join on the first Monday in December or the last Monday in January, for a minimum 8-week duration.
|November 4th 2019||November 18th 2019|
|November 11th 2019||November 25th 2019|
|November 18th 2019||December 2nd 2019|
|December 2nd 2019||December 16th 2019|
|December 9th 2019||December 23rd 2019|
|December 16th 2019||December 30th 2019|
|January 6th 2020||January 20th 2020|
|January 13th 2020||January 27th 2020|
|January 20th 2020||February 3rd 2020|
|February 3rd 2020||February 17th 2020|
|February 10th 2020||February 24th 2020|
|February 17th 2020||March 2nd 2020|
|March 2nd 2020||March 16th 2020|
|March 9th 2020||March 23rd 2020|
|March 16th 2020||March 30th 2020|
|March 23rd 2020||April 6th 2020|