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

566 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Youth Ranger Leader, Saltholme

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to become Youth Ranger Leaders, planning and delivering a range of countryside related activity sessions with young people aged 14-18 years.

Ongoing
Saltholme
1 day per month usually on a Saturday
Practical conservation, Inspiring young people

Youth Ranger, Saltholme

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers aged 14 18 to join our Youth Ranger team. Based on the RSPB Saltholme reserve you will carry out conservation related tasks.

Ongoing
Saltholme
1 day per month usually on a Saturday
Practical conservation

Residential Volunteer - Wader Monitoring Project - Long term placement - Loch Leven

April to end June 2019
Loch Leven
12 weeks
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Help us recruit RSPB members at Rainham Marshes nature reserve

RSPB membership really is the lifeblood of the Society and underpins every single thing we do. We need you to inspire people about all the work we do and encourage them to join the RSPB as members!

Ongoing
Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve
1-2 days per month at weekends and school holidays (for a few hours per day) though very flexible – you can come every day, once a week or once a month – it's up to you!
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home

Welcome Team: Help us recruit RSPB members at Pulborough Brooks nature reserve

Are you a great people person keen to enthuse others about the RSPB and becoming members then this could be the role for you.

Ongoing
Pulborough Brooks
Two days per month / full or half day to suit. Flexibility around start/finish times
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home, Retail and marketing

Wildlife Advisor Big Garden Birdwatch Volunteer

Would you like to join the Wildlife team helping us to answer the emails and letters we get regarding our biggest annual campaign, Big Garden Birdwatch?

January to February 2019
UKHQ MembServ,Wildlife Enquiries
Flexible
Office and administration

Assistant Data Manager

We are looking for someone to join our team and help manage data in its paper, electronic spreadsheet and digitally mapped formats.

Ongoing, starting as soon as possible.
UKHQ RSPB Headquarters
2 + days per week
Office and administration

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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