Information for job seekers and businesses

Information for job seekers and businesses interested in redeploying staff.

Job seekers

  • Visit the Ministry of Social Development’s Find a Job website and search for your region to see local job opportunities, including roles funded as part of the Jobs for Nature programme.
  • Visit for information about government-funded initiatives, training and support to find a job.
  • Visit job boards such as and Trademe in your area
  • Use the Jobs for Nature map to see projects that have been awarded funding in your area. Where possible we will provide links to websites that may have jobs advertised now or in the near future.
  • The Opportunity Grows Here website to find roles in the primary industries


  • Visit for support finding staff and for business support.
  • If your business is interested in redeploying staff into environmental projects, contact the Department of Conservation to get in touch with your regional partnership group.

Find financial support schemes on the website to help businesses employees in times of difficulty, to recover from the effects of COVID-19.