The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Careers & Volunteers

Careers at NVCA & Accessibility

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA), located near Barrie, Ontario, is a public agency dedicated to innovative watershed management supporting a healthy environment, communities and lifestyles. Our jurisdiction includes 18 municipalities in the County of Simcoe, County of Dufferin, Grey County, and the western part of the City of Barrie and spans approximately 3700 sq. km. Our watershed includes significant landform features, such as the Minesing Wetlands, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Oak Ridges Moraine. 

NVCA welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Please see ​​our events page for a complete listing ​of volunteer opportunities!​​​​

Thanks to all our volunteers their ongoing support of our community tree planting program! Special thanks to the landowners that welcomed us to their property for the plants – together we are working to restore the health of our rivers and streams.​

NVCA staff tree planting to help restore the Nottawasaga Watershed

Schools & Groups

If your school class or group is looking to help with a fun, outdoor community project, contact Sarah Campbell.

For more information, please contact Sarah Campbell

Volunteer Groups

NVCA’s “Friends” groups work to maintain and enhance specific conservation areas. These active groups are always looking for new volunteers!

  • Friends of Historic ​Fort Willow
  • Friends of Minesing Wetlands
  • Friends of Utopia Park and Gristmill
  • Friends of the Mad River

Other Events

Visit our Events Page for upcoming community events near you.​​

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