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

500 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Residential Volunteer Intern - Long Term Placement - Education, Families and Youth - Minsmere

March -September 2020
Minsmere Nature Reserve
26 weeks
Residential volunteering

General Maintenance Volunteer - RSPB Surrey Reserves

Ongoing
Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves
1 or 2 days a month
Practical conservation

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement - Visitor Experience - Minsmere.

April to September 2020
Minsmere Nature Reserve
6 months
Residential volunteering, Publicity and promotional, Showing people wildlife, Inspiring young people, Helping visitors at our reserves, Retail and marketing

Volunteer Fundraiser (Pin Badge Scheme)

The variety of species and habitats in South West England is outstanding, but they are disappearing. 10% of all UK species are now under threat. We're determined to stop this, but we need your help!

Ongoing
Various locations
Visiting an outlet once every 4-6 weeks
Raise money to save nature, Volunteering at home

Fundraising Administrator

Community fundraising volunteers are the local face of the RSPB, placing our pin badge boxes across the South West and raising nearly £130k last year. With the scheme ever growing, we need your help!

Ongoing
South West England Regional Office
Half day/1 day a week
Office and administration, Raise money to save nature

Cafe/Catering Assistant - Newport Wetlands

Ongoing
Newport Wetlands Env'l Education & Visitor Centre
Half a day - 1 day per week
Helping visitors at our reserves

Schools Outreach Volunteer (CARDIFF)

This role involves volunteering in primary schools and nurseries across Cardiff. Mae'r disgrifiad rôl hwn ar gael yn Gymraeg ar gais. Mae angen gwirfoddolwyr sy'n siarad Cymraeg arnom hefyd.

Ongoing
Wales HQ
Ideally one day a fortnight, subject to school bookings.
Inspiring young people

Can't find a role that suits you?

Volunteer at the Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre

If you can't 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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