New Zealand Antarctic Society (Incorporated)

Voluntary Work in Antarctica 2015-2016

Painter / Decorator work

The Antarctic Society is delighted to again offer an opportunity provided by Antarctica New Zealand for two Antarctic Society members to volunteer at Scott Base this summer.

To find out more about this opportunity please read the background information here...

Your application form here... will need to reach your local Antarctic Society Branch Chair by Friday 18 September 2105.

Appropriate Antarctic Awareness Training will be undertaken in Christchurch prior to deployment to Antarctica.

The candidates must have the following

  • Strong Health, Safety and Environment values
  • Proven ability in exterior painting
  • Sound decision making and work ethics
  • Current membership of the New Zealand Antarctic Society
  • Hold a current full Class 1 NZ drivers license
  • Hold a current workplace first aid certificate valid for the duration of the role
  • Possess the personal qualities required to fit in socially and professionally with a diverse range of people
  • All applicants must be current financial members of the New Zealand Antarctic Society and also be resident in New Zealand.

    The Volunteers are required to undergo all Antarctica NZ's induction processes prior to departure; including obtaining a medical clearance, undergoing police check, pre deployment training and any role specific training.

    To join the New Zealand Antarctic Society click on the Join Us button on the left hand menu or click here...