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

522 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Tuesday Work Party - Wolves Wood

Our winter work parties are vital to carry out habitat management tasks in this ancient woodland. Join our friendly team of Tuesday volunteers and see what a difference you can make for wildlife.

Ongoing
Wolves Wood Reserves
Tuesdays from September to March
Practical conservation

Wednesday Work Party Volunteer - Stour Estuary

Join our Wednesday work party to help us maintain our important habitats and to keep our reserve infrastructure in great condition.

Ongoing
Stour Estuary Reserve
Every Wednesday
Practical conservation

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement - West Sedgemoor

Immediate start from mid July 2019
West Sedgemoor
6 months
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement - Burton Mere

Immediate start from August 2019
Dee Estuary, England
Minimum 8 weeks
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Administrator for Conservation Science

3 Months
UKHQ Conservation Science
4 hours per day, 2 to 3 days a week
Office and administration

Editorial Assistant Volunteer

A vital role has arisen to assist with communications and administration within the RSPB's award-winning publications team.

To start now and ongoing
UKHQ RSPB Headquarters
1-2 days a week
Office and administration

Switchboard Operator/Receptionist

Can you help our switchboard team in answering calls and meeting and greeting our visitors?

Ongoing
UKHQ RSPB Headquarters
Hours to be arranged
Office and administration

Residential Volunteer - Long Term Placement - Portmore Lough

Immediate start fromSeptember 2019
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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