The Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust aims to develop, represent and promote the historical sites, trails and events of Otago.
Projects they run include the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail (provide a year-round attraction for people to appreciate the golden heritage of the Otago region) and the annual Cavalcade. Towns along the Heritage Trail take turns at hosting this annual celebration. Cavalcades of people on foot, horseback or in horse-drawn wagons, converge on the host town.
The Trust always welcomes people interested in Otago’s Heritage to join them in fieldtrips, project work, event management and general duties.
They are looking for volunteers to assist on their committee with administration and the planning of current and future activities This could include fundraising activities, grant applications, data entry, archiving or general assistance. Training is provided until volunteers are confident and competent in their role. Supervision and support is available as needed.
Most activities are based in Cromwell but special projects may occur in the vicinity of other communities including Alexandra, Queenstown and Wanaka.
Volunteers can gain satisfaction from contributing to heritage preservation and providing a community service.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and have an interest in the mission of the Heritage Trust.
Committee members meet monthly.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.
Committee & Board