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Volunteer

You can volunteer for us in hundreds of ways. Explore these pages to find an opportunity which suits you.

These pages should help to show you what volunteering is really like. Whatever you decide to do, you'll be helping our work for wildlife and the environment.

About volunteering

RSPB staff at work at The Lodge, headquarters. Lynn Connacher, receptionist, greeting visitors, Sandy, Bedfordshire
We have more than 12,000 fantastic volunteers and between them, they contribute almost one million hours each year. Our volunteering roles can be tailored to your skills, interests and circumstances.

Latest opportunities

634 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Residential Volunteer Intern - Farnham and Hazeley Heaths

From July 2018 - March 2019
Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves
Full time
Residential internships

Residential Volunteer, Predators and Breeding Waders Project - Leighton Moss

Immediate start until September 2018
Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay
26 weeks
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Duke of Edinburgh - Pin Badge Volunteer

Ongoing
SHQ, Fundraising & Communications
Visiting the outlet and monitoring income every two weeks
Raise money to save nature, Volunteering at home

Visitor Centre Welcome Assistant Volunteer - RSPB Conwy

ongoing
Conwy
1/2 day or 1 day per week, including weekends
Helping visitors at our reserves

Wild About Nature Volunteer - RSPB Conwy

Ongoing
Conwy
1 day or half day per week.
Practical conservation

Shop/Retail Assistant Volunteer - RSPB South Stack

Ongoing
South Stack, Anglesey
Hours to suit
Retail and marketing

Visitor Experience Assistant Volunteer - RSPB South Stack

Ongoing
South Stack, Anglesey
1 day per week but no essential
Office and administration, Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people

Can't find a role that suits you?

RSPB staff at The Lodge

If you can find what you're looking for, please get in contact with us.

It was through volunteering with the RSPB that I gained the confidence to write about wildlife for my church magazine. You see, I have learned so much – everyone is approachable and keen to share their knowledge with you.

Helen Long, office-based volunteer

What's it like to volunteer for the RSPB?

Hilary Brooker-Carey is a volunteer warden for Coquet Island and keeps an eye on the island to protect the seabirds, especially the roseate terns, Britain's rarest breeding seabird.

Hilary Brooker-Carey is a volunteer warden for Coquet Island and keeps an eye on the island to protect the seabirds, especially the roseate terns, Britain's rarest breeding seabird.

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