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

508 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Residential Volunteer -- Long term placement - Abernethy

April - September 2020
Abernethy Reserve
20 weeks minimum
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

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

Weekend Welcome Volunteer

'The Lookout' is more than a hide. It's a place of discovery and 'a window to the wild' for all visitors, especially families, to discover and enjoy. We need you to bring it alive!

Ongoing
Exe Estuary Reserve
Flexible, based on rota system in the week
Helping visitors at our reserves

Wild Weymouth Experience

We're looking for someone to be a friendly and welcoming face for visitors who come to experience the incredible wildlife on our Weymouth reserves!

3, 6, 9 or 12 months
Radipole & Lodmoor
3-5 days a week
Internships

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

Volunteer Fundraiser (Wales)

Ongoing
At home
Flexible, hours to suit you
Raise money to save nature, Volunteering at home

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement – Trainee Visitor Experience Warden - Mersehead

April 2020 - August 2020
Mersehead
21 weeks (5-day working weeks, including some weekends)
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Retail Assistant

Ongoing
Newport Wetlands Env'l Education & Visitor Centre
1 day per week, any day including weekends
Helping visitors at our reserves

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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