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

563 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

RSPB Local Communications Officer - Bromley

We are looking for someone to publicise our group activities in the local Bromley area.

Ongoing
At home
2-3 hours per week
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home, Community groups

Swift Surveyor - Bromley

Do you want to contribute to the conservation of swift populations in the area?

Ongoing
Various locations
Three surveys, up to 1 hour each
Practical conservation, Volunteering at home, Community groups

Education, Families and Youth Volunteer Intern

Do you feel inspired at the thought of helping young people engage with nature? This internship will help encourage new audiences to discover nature at RSPB Minsmere.

6 months
Minsmere Nature Reserve
5 days a week residential, 3 days a week non-residential. 9am to 5.15pm
Showing people wildlife, Inspiring young people, Internships

Visitor experience residential volunteer - Long term placement - Loch Lomond

From April 2019 to October 2019 (flexible)
Loch Lomond
6-12 months
Residential volunteering, Helping visitors at our reserves

Local Group Indoor Meetings Organiser - Lancaster

Ongoing
At home
4-6 hours per month
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home, Community groups

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement - Loch Gruinart & The Oa

From February 2019
Loch Gruinart
Minimum 12 weeks
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Residential Volunteer - Long term placement Little Tern Recovery Project Chesil Beach, Dorset

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

Wildlife Explorer Group Assistant Leader - Minsmere

According to a recent statistic, as many as 1 in 5 children nationally no longer play outside! We need an enthusiastic person to help us to engage young people and get them engaged with the outdoors

Ongoing
Minsmere Nature Reserve
Up to 11 meetings a year, 3-4 hours per month
Inspiring young people, Community groups

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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