Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteers are the foundation upon which The Wildlife Trusts movement has been built, and they are an integral part of the movement’s success. There's so much you can do close to home through working with your local Wildlife Trust which will benefit nature and wild places in your area.

If you have an interest in nature conservation issues and a passion for the values of The Wildlife Trusts, we would love to hear from you! If you'd like to find out more about us, the places we've saved and what we've achieved for wildlife and people then watch this film on our history.

  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston. PR5 0AG.

    Brockholes Nature Reserve has a really exciting opportunity for a Workshop Volunteer. This role is designed to give you the opportunity to gain experience in nature conservation along with taking on a practical role to undertake small projects within a fully functional workshop to develop and look after our tool store and yard.

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  • Location: Redgrave & Lopham Fen

    Volunteers needed to run Wildlife Watch monthly activity sessions for children.

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  • Location: Various locations along the Sefton coast with office work at Seaforth Nature Reserve or Fylde coast with office work at Fylde council

    We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who would like to become Marine Champions for 'Our Irish Sea Project' and learn the skills needed to inspire others to join in the campaign to protect our valuable marine environment...

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  • Are you great with people? The Essex Wildlife Trust have 11 centres across Essex which are our main point of contact with the general public. We are seeking centre volunteers at Abberton Reservoir to generally lend a hand, welcome people to the centres, make cups of tea and help with the retail and café outlets as required.

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  • Location: Middleton, Derbyshire

    Reference: Administration volunteer

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    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust staff

  • Location: Whistlestop Discovery Centre, Dale Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PT

    The Whistlestop Discovery Centre is re-opening, and we need your help!

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  • Westmorland and Furness Bat Group are wanting to set up a network of bat monitoring volunteers. You don't need to be an expert in bats - just fit and confident in walking the fells.

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    Pipistrelle

  • Do you love exploring Essex ? Want to help our bird seed team? We are looking for a volunteer delivery driver to keep our visitor centres stocked with bird seed grown on our farm near Colchester.

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  • Location: Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough, Colchester

    The birdseed team operates from Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough, mixing, packing and delivering Essex Wildlife Trust’s branded bird seed. The profit from this operation goes directly to the Trust.

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    Bird Feeding

  • Could you help rebuild some small boundary walls at our Warley Place Nature reserve?

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