Keep Byron Beautiful

What is a Ranger?

  
Byron Rangers are locals of the Byron Shire who care for the diverse ecosystems of our region. Byron Rangers take action together by participating in projects to help preserve our local environment and inspiring other locals, businesses, schools and government to partner and get involved. 
Byron Rangers are passionate about conservation and dedicated to ensuring the safety of locals and visitors.
To be a Byron Ranger you will have a can-do positive attitude, a love of the outdoors, and be comfortable working as part of a team under the direction of Ranger Leaders.

  

 

Byron Ranger Responsibilities:

  Attend at least one Ranger event per month

  Deliver impactful conservation outcomes with your Byron Rangers crew on each project

 Support and respect your Ranger Leaders and fellow Rangers

  Be a role model for the Ranger Ethos at Ranger events, and in the community through action, consistency and integrity

  Provide emergency health care and assist with emergency projects as per your experience and qualifications

 Develop environmental educational programs for adults and schools, as per your qualifications

  Assist Ranger Leaders in collecting quantitative and qualitative data for input into the Ranger Impact Report, our weekly report shared with our community

  Take photos and videos to share on social media

  Identify partnership opportunities with businesses, schools, government or community groups to Keep Byron Beautiful

     

        

       

    Who are Ranger Leaders?

      

    Ranger Leaders are also Byron Rangers who work with our team to help organise and run Byron Ranger events. Ranger Leaders are passionate about creating meaningful relationships with the groups they run, and helping to identify ways that our conservation projects can make an even bigger positive impact.

    Some Ranger Leaders have a full-time job and volunteer to host events when they can. A smaller group of Ranger Leaders are paid so that our community have committed Ranger Leaders to ensure the smooth operation of our events.

    To be a Byron Ranger Leader you will be passionate about conservation, and dedicated to ensuring the safety of locals and visitors. 

    You will also have excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills, and a love of the outdoors.

      

    Ranger Leader Responsibilities:

      Lead crews of Byron Rangers to deliver impactful conservation outcomes

      Lead at least one Ranger event per month

      Embody the Ranger Ethos at events and in the community through action, consistency and integrity

      Prepare for various conservation projects by ensuring you have the right people and tools to undertake tasks safely

      Provide emergency health care and assist with emergency projects as per your experience and/or qualifications

      Develop environmental educational programs for adults and schools, as per your qualifications

      Collect quantitative and qualitative data for input into the Ranger Impact Report, a weekly report shared with our community

      Take photos and videos to share on social media

      Identify partnership opportunities with businesses, schools, government or community groups to Keep Byron Beautiful

        

        
       

      Ranger Ethos

        

      Our conservation work is guided by our Ranger Ethos: 

        Having a passion to Keep Byron Beautiful

        Taking pride in our role as ambassadors for Byron Rangers & our community

        Bringing a positive attitude and intention to be of service to the community to all Ranger activities

        Taking responsibility to solve problems that need fixing

        Caring for, supporting, and communicating clearly and directly and with warmth with our Ranger crew

        Having the integrity to deliver on our commitments, requesting support when we need it in order to achieve Ranger goals on conservation projects

        Being prepared to work outside in unpredictable weather and with wildlife, with the general public, and alongside people with different personalities

         

          
         "Action is the only true measure of ethics"