Introductory Fishing Volunteer Tour

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Introductory Fishing Volunteer Tour

Time & Location

06 Feb, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Travel With A Cause (TWAC), 1st/41-43 Victoria St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Program Details

**Please read and accept TWAC COVID-19 Volunteer Day Policy**

1. Date & Time

  • Saturday 6 February 2020 9:30 am at the meeting point.
  • Bus departs at 10:00 am
  • Return back to Hobart by 4:30 pm

2. Bus Pick Up & Drop Off

Meeting point: Travel with a Cause Office

1st Floor, 41-43 Victoria St, Hobart

3. Inclusions

  • Personalised Volunteer certificate
  • Group transportation
  • All fishing equipment provided
  • Handline fishing training
  • Education on Tasmanian fish
  • Morning tea & snacks
  • BBQ on site provided
  • Volunteer work in the afternoon with Acton Park landcare conserversation of Tangara Trail

4. Why?

  • Expand network & Gain experience
  • Meet new friends from a diverse background!
  • Work with locals & organisations that are dedicated to conservation and wildlife protection.
  • Be apart of a volunteer program that engages and supports the local communities, environmental conservation and wildlife protection.
  • Support Not-For-Profit Organisation, TWAC, 100% of its profit goes towards charity projects. ​

5. Join the volunteer weekend

  • $89 per person

We are often asked why volunteers need to pay to volunteer. Travel with a Cause (TWAC) understands that it may seem odd. But the question can be answered quickly:

  • TWAC’s volunteering programs in Tasmania & overseas are run by Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) like TWAC.
  • Most NPOs hardly earn enough money to cover their costs. This is also the main reason your volunteering contribution is needed.
  • Fees associated with a volunteer program not just to cover your insurance, transportation & meals, but also a functional administration office that is responsible for coordinating, organizing and processing to make sure both you and the local organisations & communities have a smooth and great volunteering experience.​

6. What to bring?

  • Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty and sturdy, closed-in shoes
  • Wet weather gear if rain forecasted
  • Camera
  • Drink bottle (Please bring your own to help reduce plastic waste)

7. Itinerary (The actual time of places visiting might differ from the schedule)

9:30 AM - Meet at TWAC

10:00 AM - Bus departs to Midway Point

10:30 AM - Arrive Midway Point and start fishing & morning tea

12:30 PM - Bus departs to Roches Beach

12:50 PM - BBQ your own fish and relax on the beach

1:50 PM - Volunteer work #1 at Tangara Trail Acton Park

2:30 PM - Afternoon tea

2:40 PM - Volunteer work #2 and Certification Presentation

4:00 PM - Bus departs to Hobart

4:30 PM - Arrive Hobart

8. Conditions of Participation

I agree to comply with the following terms that refer to my participation in Volunteers projects and activities:

1. I have notified Travel with a Cause of all relevant medical conditions and pre-existing injuries, and I consent to Travel with a Cause rendering or authorising such medical treatment as necessary and accept responsibility for all associated expenses.

2. I am a volunteer and not an employee of Travel with a Cause.

3. I will not smoke, consume or store alcohol or illicit drugs in vehicles, offices, accommodation or while working on a project site.

4. I shall respect the rights, feelings and property of all others associated with the projects.

5. I shall cooperate to ensure a safe, happy and hygienic team environment.

6. My placement on all projects is at the discretion of Travel with a Cause

7. Photographs or videos taken of me on a project can be used for promotional purposes.

8. Payment is subject to a cancellation fee of 50% within 14 days of commencement and 100% within 7 days of commencement. Payment and placements are not transferable.

9. I will have to complete the volunteer work assigned by Travel with a Cause's partner to receive the certificate.

10. Children must be 6 years old and over. Children must be accompanied by adults over 18 years old.

11. I will comply with Travel with a Cause's policies, while also accepting responsibility for my own safety and the safety of my personal belongings. Furthermore, I will not knowingly or carelessly endanger the safety and welfare of any other participants in Travel with a Cause's activities, or endanger the safety of their personal belongings. I understand that failure to comply with any of these conditions may result in Travel with a Cause requesting me to leave immediately and that I may also forego all entitlements relating to projects and payments.

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