ID: 157736

Fishcare Melbourne, Mornington and Westernport Fishing Assistant

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Mornington VIC, Altona VIC

About this opportunity

We're recruiting again!!

We invite anyone who naturally enjoys the outdoors and helping children and adults experience the joy of recreational fishing to join our team. We conduct over 50 educational clinics each year and are always looking for volunteers to help deliver these events.

As a Fishing Assistant, you will provide practical support to participants by;

  • Assisting participants safely catch and release fish from Piers and Jetties
  • Assisting with bait and tackle
  • Casting practice and knot tying
  • Showing an awareness of the Victorian fishing Rules and Practices

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

A few hours every month.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Education & Training
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Working with Animals

Training and mentoring is provided. Annual Volunteer Training day (January), First Aid training, Guest speakers, Social events and Annual Conference opportunities.


Volunteers can be reimbursed for travel costs to and from clinics.