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

544 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Admin support - Wild Challenge

Wild Challenge is RSPB's award scheme encouraging children, schools and families to get closer to nature.We need help to support the administration of Wild Challenge and give great customer service.

Ongoing
Various locations
One half day per week
Office and administration

Livestock Checker - Farnham Heath

Ongoing
Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves
Flexible - 1 day a week desirable
Practical conservation

Livestock Looker - Farnham Heath

Ongoing
Farnham Heath & Hazeley Heath Nature Reserves
weekends - one hour per day
Practical conservation

GIS & Mapping Volunteer - Exe Estuary

Merlin is our Geographic Information System and mapping system. It holds millions of species, site, habitat, casework and species protection records. We need your help to keep this in top condition!

Ongoing
Exe Estuary Reserve
1 day per week
Office and administration, Practical conservation, Surveying wildlife

Agricultural Communications Support

Around 3/4s of the UK is farmed, having a major influence on many species. The RSPB and its partners are doing lots of work around farming. We need you to help promote our farming work and advice.

Ongoing
At home
Flexible
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home

Admin Assistant - Arne

We need your help to support the Arne team with day to day admin tasks including data entry for expenses and timesheets, office & cleaning supplies checks, building checks and phone cover

Ongoing
Arne
One day per week
Office and administration

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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