Fletcher Bay Campsite

Image: Frederick Church | DOC


December 2018 – April 2019: We're looking for camp volunteers at our idyllic Northern Coromandel campgrounds next summer.


Volunteer positions are available for a minimum of two weeks in a number of our Northern Coromandel campgrounds.


New Zealanders and our visitors are enriched by outdoor experiences. Camp volunteers play a key role in connecting people to our natural places and providing positive outdoor experiences.

Tasks can include:

  • Helping visitors enjoy their stay
  • Registering campers
  • Answering enquiries
  • Providing general information to campers
  • Passing on maintenance requirements to DOC staff
  • Cleaning ablution facilities

Camp volunteers are supported by campsite managers and provide valuable assistance over our busy summer months.

What to expect

Experience required

The following attributes are desired:

  • ability to relate to a range of people in a friendly manner
  • mature, sensible and a positive attitude
  • basic computer skills
  • fluent in English and have a practical outlook.


A free powered campsite is provided for camp volunteers onsite however volunteers will need to be self-sufficient (i.e. caravan, motorhome or equipped tent). Toilets and shower blocks are available at all campgrounds and a generator can be provided if required. Freezer space is available for volunteers.

Full training and support

DOC will provide:

  • full induction
  • equipment necessary for role including communication device
  • DOC identification.

Available positions

How to apply

Fill in an online application form or email us at community.coromandel@doc.govt.nz.

As the positions require some cash handling suitable applicants will need to undergo a reference and police check. Ensure you have at least three referees available.


For further information about these volunteer activities contact:

Coromandel Volunteers
Whitianga Field Base
Email: coromandel.volunteers@doc.govt.nz
Phone: +64 7 869 5633

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