Dolphin Marine Conservation Park

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Interested in becoming a Dolphin Marine Conservation volunteer, or completing work experience or placement with us?


Dolphin Marine Conservation – Pet Porpoise Pool Pty Ltd is pleased to offer volunteer, work experience and work placement opportunities to individuals who wish to gain practical knowledge working with animals and who share our passion for the conservation of animals, particularly marine mammals and their environment.

Dolphin Marine Conservation Park has been open for over 50 years now and provides a unique and extremely interactive animal experience for our guests. We believe that by doing this, we are encouraging our visitors to share our passion for the conservation of the world’s marine mammals and their environment.

Current Job Opportunities - please note that all vacancies are advertised on the SEEK website

Current volunteer opportunities - currently no available spaces for volunteers. Check out for other volunteer opportunities.

TAFE/Open Colleges students requiring work placement - Fully booked for 2021

High School Work Experience Program - Open to high school students year 10 & above. Applications now open for 2021.

How to Apply

Please download and complete the Volunteer Application form below, all applications must be emailed to Please note due to the limited number of spaces in our program we may not be able to guarantee your requested dates, we also do not run our work experience program during the NSW school holidays.

Successful applicants for the work experience program will commence with hands-on experience working in various areas of an animal park.
Students will take part in duties such as cleaning enclosures, assisting with food prep, assisting with crowd control and helping guests in show participation, assisting in a reef tank and Little penguin feeding, assisting in feeding animals, care of aquariums, cleaning of food buckets and fish kitchen, etc.
You may also gain the opportunity to work closely with Dolphin Marine Rescue – Animal Rehab Trust and care for some of the sick and injured wildlife we have here at the park.
The work placement hours are from 8.30 am to 3.45 pm with a one hour lunch and takes place over a 5 day period from Monday through to Friday.

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Aboriginal Artwork

We would like to acknowledge the Gumbaynngir people
who are the Traditional Custodians of this land.
We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present
of the Gumbaynngir Nation and extend that respect to other Aboriginals present.