Volunteer on Aotea/Great Barrier Island

ORAMA WORKING BEE - Orama is in need of some practical loving. We would love to extend a welcome as an open invitation for anyone who would like to volunteer for a Working Bee on 13th - 21st March 2021.

You are welcome to come for part of the time or the whole time! So if you’d relish an opportunity to get in touch with Orama’s environment and the people here, please let us know of your availability and indicated which dates you would like to come for.

Details of Work that needs to be done:
Painting preparation and painting – Main Building, Arthurs Bay and Shady Heights
Curtains hung in the Pines Cabins
New Signage erected
Bamboo Cleared
Gorse Sprayed and Cleared

Please let us know if you would like to get involved & be here at Orama during that week.

Full Food and Board provided to all workers, and assistance with a portion of Transport Costs will be extended at $100.00 toward costs to the FIRST FIVE VOLUNTEERS WHO COME FOR FIVE DAYS!

With the ocean at our front door and many onsite recreational areas like a gym and large front lawn for sport, a sound system and musical equipment, books and movie projector there are many things to do in your spare time. Swimming, trampolining, sports, fishing, snorkelling, hiking, sunbathing and kayaking are all things you can do from Orama. With transport and gear you can also go surfing, surf kayaking or exploring other parts of the island.

Great Barrier Island lends itself to outdoor activities and being in nature, with no mall or cinema on the island it’s up to you make your own fun and do things ‘from scratch’ for example planning a fishing trip, getting the gear together, finding a fishing spot, catching the fish, filleting cooking and eating the fish! Within Orama there is an organisation called Hillary Outdoors who provide Outdoor education for school groups who come to the island for week long or long term programs. Orama is a hub for people who enjoy outdoor activities and it is wonderful to live alongside people worth skills and passion for the outdoors.


Volunteers will be responsible for paying for transport to and from Orama Oasis.
Orama will put $100 towards transport costs for the first five volunteers

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Working bee dates are between 13th-21st March - You can come part time or for the whole time.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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