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Volunteer

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.

About volunteering

RSPB staff at work at The Lodge, headquarters. Lynn Connacher, receptionist, greeting visitors, Sandy, Bedfordshire
We have more than 12,000 fantastic volunteers and between them, they contribute almost one million hours each year. Our volunteering roles can be tailored to your skills, interests and circumstances.

Latest opportunities

555 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Volunteering Development Assistant - Midlands Regional Office, Birmingham

Ongoing
Midlands Regional Office
One half day per week
Office and administration

Volunteer Coordinator little terns

Ongoing
Various locations
1 day per week
Office and administration, Volunteering at home

Little Tern Colony Protection Volunteer - Chesil Beach, Dorset

3 months
Chesil Beach
Minimum three 4-hour shifts per month (on average). No maximum limit! Shifts are conducted between 0600h and 2200h.
Practical conservation, Surveying wildlife

RSPB Local Group Deputy Leader - Surrey

1 year, followed by maximum 5 year term of office
At home
20 or more hours a month on average
Volunteering at home, Community groups

Volunteer Co-ordinator - Rye Meads

Ongoing
Rye Meads
Minimum of 1 day per week (2 half days a week preferable)
Office and administration

Schools Outreach Volunteer, Liverpool

Ongoing
Various locations
One day a fortnight (though we can be flexible on this)
Inspiring young people, Volunteering at home

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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