Applications for the 2017 Student Advisory Board NOW OPEN!

5 September 2016 / Posted by Janszoon Education

If you're a student (or know someone who is) at one of our 'Adopt a Section' partner schools, applications are now open for our 2017 Board.

What qualities should Student Advisory Board members have?


Student Board members should be:

  • Enthusiastic ambassadors for the Adopt a Section programme – at school and in the wider community
  • Interested in the conservation and restoration of natural places, especially the Abel Tasman National Park
  • Enjoy being out in nature and being hands-on
  • Positive contributors (good attitude, willing to be a productive part of a team, respectful of the ideas and opinions of others, reliable, etc.)


What can Student Advisory Board members expect to get out of the experience?

  • Fun, a sense of purpose and belonging, and development of your own skills and goals
  • Opportunities to lead: meetings, events or something else you are passionate about
  • Gaining knowledge about the natural world and the issues faced in the Abel Tasman NP
  • The chance to work side-by-side with scientists and other experts
  • Access to many passionate people who want to inspire you and help you reach your goals


You'll find more information and the application documents here.