Friends of Conservation
Environment & Conservation
Position Description: Collecting plant propagation materials and tending plants in the nursery. Planting trees for re-vegetation. Some offsite work required.
Position Location: Gladstone
Required Skills / Experience: Good public relations skills, an interest in plants and the environment, and an eagerness to learn new skills.
Gained Skills / Experience: Training in plant propagation and conservation techniques.
Training Offered / Provided:
- On The Job Training
- Training Session
Specialised support available for volunteers:
- With a Disability
- With Special Needs
- From a non-English-speaking background
- Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
- National Police Check
- Current Driver's License
Days & Times Available: Mainly Tuesday mornings
Organisation Name: Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens
Organisation Category: Conservation, Environment, Animal Welfare
Purpose/Mission Statement: Tondoon Botanic Gardens are part of a conservation strategy to ensure that the nation's environmental heritage is passed on to future generations.
Services Provided: Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens is a regional botanic gardens maintaining a scientific collection from two main areas, that of the Port Curtis Region and Far North Queensland. The Gardens were officially opened in October 1988 and extensive development has continued since the opening, incorporating more than 1,500 species in cultivation.
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