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.

Latest opportunities

565 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Café Volunteer at RSPB Pulborough Brooks nature reserve (West Sussex)

Ongoing
Pulborough Brooks
Fortnightly on Saturdays
Office and administration

Residential Volunteer - Conservation Skills - Long term placement - Forsinard

At Forsinard we manage the largest (and still expanding) RSPB reserve in the UK. This is a top opportunity to gain further experience in ecological surveying.

March - September inlcusive 2019
Forsinard Flows nature reserve
7 months
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering, Showing people wildlife, Surveying wildlife

Visitors Centre: Retail Volunteer ( Deliveries) - Pulborough Brooks nature reserve

Mostly the handling and lifting of deliveries of shop stock , putting stock into storage or on to shelves in the Visitors Centre. Supporting the retail team to deal with customers.

Ongoing
Pulborough Brooks
1 day per week on Fridays
Office and administration

Volunteer Information Guide (Hides, Trails and Events) - Pulborough Brooks

Ongoing
Pulborough Brooks
Ideally weekly / fortnightly on Wednesdays Saturdays or Sundays
Showing people wildlife, Helping visitors at our reserves

Residential Volunteer - Long Term Visitor Experience - Forsinard

March - end September 2019
Forsinard Flows nature reserve
7 months
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Work Party Leader

Our work parties represent team work, passion and diversity. Everyone has a part to play and loves being involved. We need someone to lead the team and deliver fantastic practical conservation!

Ongoing
Aylesbeare Common
Every Wednesday, 1 Sunday a month or both
Office and administration, Practical conservation

Residential Volunteer - Long Term Placement - Portmore Lough

Immediate start from Dcember
Portmore Lough
6 months
Residential volunteering

Can't find a role that suits you?

Volunteer at the Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre

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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