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Volunteering on RSPB Reserve Cafes - THE exciting place to volunteer if you love good food and Nature!
Don't fancy volunteering outdoors? There are plenty of roles for volunteers to help out in RSPB reserve cafes. We have reserves throughout the UK and we are always in need of extra help… in roles that you might not immediately associate with volunteering for the RSPB! There is always a...
1 May 2013
Fundraise for wildlife – Can you help us pin it up?
We have many volunteers involved in the RSPB’s pin badge scheme who make sure that all our badges are displayed in shops all around the UK. So it’s no surprise that the public are coming across the badges and wanting to use them for parties, schools, weddings and funerals. This is great news...
19 Apr 2013
Fundraise for wildlife – with events become one of our team!
If you would like to be part of our local volunteer fundraising teams, we have activities that you can do all year round, or for just two hours once a year. If you'd like to go one step further and get your adrenaline rush while fundraising for us, how about a bungee jump, skydiving, or abseiling...
10 Apr 2013
Fundraise for wildlife – how you can help!
Every year, the fantastic energy and enthusiasm of supporters like you help us raise over £1.5m of donations to help nature and wildlife. Whether you'd like to fundraise alone, with friends or with colleagues, or whether you're a teacher or business owner, we can offer a host of fundraising...
28 Mar 2013
Find out what inspires people to volunteer as youth leaders .... the feel good factor
In my last blog we told you about what our children get out of their involvement with the RSPB and our youth groups. This time we asked our volunteers ‘what inspired you to become a youth leader?” Read on to find out what they had to say ..... If our volunteers make you feel inspired yourself...
14 Mar 2013
Extraordinary Ordinary - Lochwinnoch's Young Volunteers Group
On Saturday Feb 9th Lochwinnoch's Phoenix group, the Lochwinnoch Young Volunteers, met for one of their regular sessions. This time, though, Youth Officer Nicole Brandon was visiting and discovered that a regular meeting for this fantastic group is anything but average. What they do is, in fact,...
6 Mar 2013
What do children get out of a Wildlife Explorer or Phoenix Group?
Children and young people are inherently curious about the world around them, and for many that includes nature. That interest is fanned by experience, the more direct and frequent the better. As children become progressively more urban and biodiversity becomes more restricted to protected areas, children’s...
1 Mar 2013
Date with Nature – St Albans Herons 2013
We have a guest blog this week from Carol Waller, one of our Date with Nature volunteers, last week she volunteered for the first time at a Date With Nature event in Verulamium Park, St Albans; “My role involved talking to visitors about the herons in the park and helping them use our telescopes...
27 Feb 2013
Thank You for Asking Mr Cameron to Vote for Nature!
Thank you for signing our petition to David Cameron, calling on him to ‘vote for nature’ in Brussels and protect wildlife-friendly farming funds from disproportionate cuts. Over 30,000 of you joined our call, an overwhelming response! The EU Budget negotiations resulted in a deal between...
13 Feb 2013
I would love to help
Hia Folks My closest RSPB reserve is Sandwell Valley. I would love to volunteer there about once a month if I could. Maybe at the weekends, or a Tuesday or Thursday when I don't work. I could only do it about once a month though. What do I do to get involved like this? Can anyone direct...
8 Jan 2012
Rachael's placement with RSPB in Youth & Education
Today is my last day of a ten day volunteer teacher placement with the RSPB in the Youth and Education department, completed as part of my fourth year teacher training. I was instantly made to feel welcome by everybody in the department and given a regular work station, with a fluffy red kite for company...
29 Nov 2011
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