The Cumberland Volunteer Program is an active community program aimed at volunteers who want to:
- learn forest management skills
- work outdoors
- help maintain Australia’s only metropolitan state forest in Sydney's north-west
As a Cumberland State Forest volunteer you may restore native vegetation using bush re-generation principles, use weed removal techniques, maintain recreational facilities and be involved in arboretum management.
On the day
All equipment and supervision is provided. Volunteers should wear long trousers, long sleeves, sturdy shoes and a bring a water bottle. All volunteers are inducted into the program at their first session and are informed of the Forestry Corporation Volunteer Policy and Safety Management System requirements. Morning tea is also provided.
When and where
The Cumberland Volunteer Program is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9.30am-12.30pm. Volunteers meet outside the Cumberland State Forest Information Centre, 95 Castle Hill Rd, West Pennant Hills NSW. In wet weather, call the Ranger's mobile 0418 467 396 after 8 am for an update.
For information about volunteering at Cumberland State Forest you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9872 0107.