Become a volunteer

There are many different opportunities to get involved, whether you're looking for work experience, a new hobby, or are just keen to do something to help protect wildlife in your local area.





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Dolebury Warren Reserve-based practical group

Our reserve-based volunteer groups meet regularly on key nature reserves and help us to deliver our management plans for conservation and wildlife.  Dolebury Warren  is our newest reserve-based group. 

If you are interested, please contact 

My Wild Child

Become a volunteer on our My Wild Child project and support the Learning Development Officer to deliver wild play sessions for 2-4 year olds and their families.

Wild play sessions are delivered in three green spaces around Bristol and will include wildlife conservation activities, wild art, mini beast quests, wild songs, stories and more! We are looking for volunteers who can offer half a day per week - Wednesday afternoons 12.30-3, Thursday mornings 9.30-12 or Thursday afternoons 1-3pm. See attachment below for more information (bottom of the page). To register interest please contact

Practical Conservation Volunteering

Join one of our practical volunteer groups where physical exercise, fresh air and job satisfaction are guaranteed. Help protect the habitats of rare species, such as barn owls and water voles and get hands-on with managing ancient woodland and wildflower meadows.

Employee Engagement

Swap your computer for a spade for a day, work as a team and feel the benefits of being in the natural environment.

Volunteer Placements  

We offer volunteer placements positions from time to time. These aim to provide volunteers with work-based experience that can support career development, providing opportunities to take on more responsibility and learn new skills.

Grow Leader Project placement applications will be open again in January. Find out more here. 

Community Volunteering

Inspire 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.

Events Volunteers

Support our membership recruiters on stands, providing simple and fun activities from badge making to mask making.

Local Groups

Meet like-minded people by joining or starting your very own local group. Organise events, fundraise or simply get together to share your interest in wildlife.



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