Starting a new Volunteer Group
The SA MDB NRM Board can provide advice, insurance and some financial support to new groups who wish to undertake NRM activities within the SA MDB region.
To register a new group, please download the Registration Form for Volunteer Groups (48kb) along with the Requirements of Volunteer Insurance Information Sheet (44kb).
The SA MDB NRM Board resources LAP groups to support NRM volunteers and groups in their local areas. For more information on LAPs, visit the LAP page.
NRM Volunteer Small Grants
The NRM Volunteer Small Grants is a funding program aimed at supporting the efforts of volunteers in the SA Murray-Darling Basin who are working to protect and restore the natural resources of our region. 51 projects were funded across the region in 2012 for a range of local projects. The next round of NRM volunteer small grants is now open. Applications need to be submitted by 29 March 2013. For more information and an application form please follow the link below.
NRM Volunteer small grant application form (423kb)
The SA MDB NRM Board assesses Community Grant applications twice a year on 30th March 2010 and 30th September 2010. For more information and application forms follow the link.
Current funding opportunities
Training for NRM Volunteers
It is important that volunteers can access training opportunities to ensure they are operating as safely and as effectively as possible. If your volunteer group is interested in undertaking training in any topic please contact us for assistance in sourcing appropriate training.
Upcoming NRM Volunteer Training Opportunities
NRM Volunteer Insurance
The SA MDB NRM Board, via SAICORP, offers free insurance to NRM volunteer groups within the Region.
Frequently asked question fact sheet (46kb) Requirements of Volunteer Insurance Information Sheet (44kb) Nature of Volunteer Insurance cover 52kb) Registration Form for Volunteer Groups (48kb)
Volunteer Management form templates
The following volunteer form templates have been developed for groups to use. By using these forms groups will be making every effort to ensure the safety and well being of their volunteers and satisfying the minimum requirements of the SAICORP Volunteer Insurance.
Volunteer Management forms - Information for Volunteer Groups (290kb) Volunteer Registration Form (60kb) Volunteer Project Attendance Record (60kb) Volunteer Project Risk Assessment and Work-Site Safety Check Form (80kb) Volunteer Induction Form (45kb) Volunteer Incident Report Form (60kb)