Community volunteering

Volunteers at Folly Farm's Wellbeing GardenVolunteers at Folly Farm's Wellbeing Garden

Our Community team inspires people about wildlife through innovative learning programmes, health and wellbeing projects and the award winning 'Feed Bristol' community food-growing hub, to enhance communities and enrich nature.

We work with volunteers in many different ways, providing community engagement experience in the environmental sector. Please see below for current volunteering opportunities but if you have relevant skills that you would like to share please get in touch.

Community food growing projects:

Feed Bristol

Feed Bristol is an exciting community wildlife-friendly food growing project on eight acres of beautiful land buzzing with wildlife in Stapleton in Bristol. It is a great place to discover how to grow food in a wildlife friendly way and explore how nature helps us grow. For all volunteer opportunitie

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General volunteers

We are currently looking for volunteers who are interested in supporting staff in horticulture activities and conservation tasks.  All skill levels and areas of interest are welcome.  Download more information about these volunteer opportunities and find out how to get involved here.

Activity days

We have a big site and manage a range of different growing areas and habitats. Volunteers can get involved and learn how to garden for wildlife. We hold ongoing workshops for daily tasks.

Communal growing days

Volunteers are welcome on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9.30am - 4pm) and Fridays (9.30am - 12pm). Please enquire about Saturday volunteer days.

There is a diverse range of jobs that you will be involved with from horticulture, land management and conservation. Bring lunch and work clothes. All abilities are welcome. Please email us before arriving, so we can know how many volunteers to expect.

Other volunteering opportunites

Other volunteer placements include Volunteer Coordinators and Event Management.