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

516 Volunteering opportunities. Updated daily

Picks of the week

Residential Volunteer- Long term placement - Mersehead

Jan to March 2020
Mersehead
26 weeks
Practical conservation, Residential volunteering

Residential Volunteer - Rathlin Island

April to mid September 2020
Rathlin Island
2 weeks Monday to Monday or longer
Residential volunteering, Showing people wildlife

Guided Walks Leader

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to lead our guided walks and inspire people about our fantastic reserves and fascinating species within the Forest of Dean.

Ongoing
Gloucestershire Office
Flexible role
Showing people wildlife

Volunteer Team Leader

We are currently looking for someone to lead, motivate, and support our volunteer engagement team at Symonds Yat Rock so that we can help to save even more nature!

Ongoing
Symonds Yat Rock
1/2 - 1 day per week, flexible
Helping visitors at our reserves

Assistant Data Manager - North Wales

To assist with the management of species and habitat data mainly through organising and adding data to Excel spreadsheets and the Merlin GiS system primarily through digitising paper records.

Ongoing
North Wales Regional Office
At least one day per week
Office and administration

Discovery Centre Assistant

We are looking for friendly, approachable and enthusiastic individuals to engage with our visitors in the RSPB Discovery Centre!

Ongoing
Radipole & Lodmoor
One shift per week, morning or afternoon, flexibility to cover for holiday & illness would be great!
Office and administration, Showing people wildlife

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

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

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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