School and Community Volunteering

School and Community Volunteering

Penrith City Council’s School and Community Group Bushcare Volunteering Program is a great way for schools and community groups to get involved in bushcare with easy activities and guidance from our Bushcare experts.

We match school and community group volunteers with appropriate conservation projects within the Penrith Local Government Area (LGA) to participate in an environmental project with a specified outcome.

Volunteers assist in planting thousands of native species, removing tonnes of weeds and cleaning up dozens of natural areas each year. Training and tools are provided at each session by an experienced staff member.

School and community group volunteers leave with a better understanding of biodiversity, the local area, and how their activities at home and work may be impacting our environment. Volunteering is a rewarding and educational experience, and a great opportunity for schools to educate people of all ages on the importance of bushland conservation.

Want to get involved? Download and complete our School and Community Group Volunteer Information Package and send it back to us filled out with your information.

If you have any questions, please email

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