Get involved with the rehabilitation, care and maintenance of WA's fauna and flora with this volunteer project map. For more information on each project, contact the listed project coordinator. Please be aware that placements may not always be available. Other seasonal and one-off projects may be advertised when they become available.
Most country regions also have seasonal projects that may not be listed here. Contact regional Parks and Wildlife Service offices for more information on their volunteer projects.
For general information, contact the Volunteer Coordination Unit on 08 9219 8279 or email: PWSVolunteers@dbca.wa.gov.au
Still looking for a volunteer project? Check out these other opportunities
- Campground hosting
Campground hosts volunteer their time in national parks around the State with park and visitor management.
- West Pilbara Turtle Program
The West Pilbara Turtle Program brings together industry, government and the community to monitor marine turtle nesting and raise awareness of the importance of local beaches for turtle conservation.
- Find a conservation group
Community conservation groups protect and manage our bushlands through raising awareness of biodiversity values and of natural areas in their local community.
- Kings Park and Bold Park
Hundreds of Western Australians generously give their time in a variety of volunteer roles in Kings Park and Bold Park. They help to care for the natural environment, welcome visitors, advance science and preserve Western Australian history.
- Perth Zoo
Love people as much as you love wildlife? Apply to be a volunteer Perth Zoo Docent.
- Rottnest Island
The Rottnest Island Authority coordinates and supports a large number of independent voluntary groups who undertake a variety of important tasks on the island throughout the year.
Wildlife rehabilitation centres
- Darling Range Wildlife Shelter – 08 9394 0885 (office hours)
- Kaarakin Black Cockatoo, Martin – 08 9390 2288 (office hours)
- Kanyana Wildlife, Lesmurdie – 08 9291 3900 (seven days a week 8.30am to 6.30pm)
- Native Animal Rescue, Malaga – 08 9249 3434 (seven days 9am to 5pm)
- Native ARC, Bibra Lake – 08 9417 7105 (office hours), after hours (8pm to 8am) 0487 922 484
- WA Seabird Rescue – 0418 952 683
South West Region
- Mandurah Wildlife Rescue – (08) 9582 3938 or 0429 100 745
- F.A.W.N.A. – various areas
- Maroo Wildlife Refuge, Manjimup – Jo 0409 086 973 or Glen 0429 727837
Other volunteer organisations
- Conservation Volunteers website
Conservation Volunteers makes it easy for people to care for nature by volunteering on one of our many conservation projects across the country.
- Bush Heritage Australia
Would you like to volunteer with Bush Heritage? We have a very active volunteer program with over 700 people currently supporting our work.
- Volunteering WA
Volunteering WA aims to build strong communities through volunteering and provides a range of resources, services and support so that people in Western Australia are aware of and understand the nature and scope of volunteer activity.