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

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Picks of the week

Community Fundraising Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer to support our very successful pin badge sales via eBay. You will have the opportunity to work with the HQ team to agree eBay sales strategy for future income growth.

Ongoing
UKHQ The Lodge Reserve
Up to 15 hours a week split regularly across 2 or 3 fixed days
Office and administration

Agricultural Communications Support

Around three quarters of the UK is farmed, greatly impacting many species. The RSPB is doing great work around this topic and we need your help to promote our wildlife conservation advice to farmers.

Starting Summer 2019
UKHQ The Lodge Reserve
One day per week
Office and administration

Events and Guided Walk Assistant – Farnham and Hazeley Heath

This is your chance to meet lots of new people and chat to them about nature, enthuse and inspire them.

Ongoing
Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves
Flexible, from a few hours per month at an event or more regularly. Hours can be discussed
Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people, Helping visitors at our reserves

Assistant Data Manager

Do you have a strong interest in maps and data? Interested in developing your GIS and data management skills? We need help in managing our species records and collating data from reserve maps.

Ongoing, starting as soon as possible.
UKHQ The Lodge Reserve
1-3 days a week
Office and administration

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement - Saltholme

From May 2019
Saltholme
5 months
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Residential Volunteer - Long term - Little Tern Recovery Project - Dorset

11 May – 3 August 2019
Little Tern Recovery Project
12 weeks
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

An Event Helper - RSPB stand, Royal Highland Show, Edinburgh (full day between Thu 20 – Sun 23 June)

4 days
Scotland Headquarters,Fundraising & Communications
A whole day, likely 9am – 5pm or 10am - 6pm (there will be plenty of breaks)
Publicity and promotional

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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