Become a volunteer

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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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Youth Volunteering (14 -19 years)

We offer volunteering days during the school holidays, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and one Saturday a month over the year. Come with us to one of our fantastic reserves, work alongside our regular volunteers and be inspired to Take Action for your local wildlife. As well as gaining new skills and having lots of fun! To come along email  

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.

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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awt_trustee_brief_2018.doc253.5 KB
awt_trustee_role_description_2018.doc263.5 KB
personal_details_form_new_volunteers.doc147.5 KB
Feed Bristol Grow Leader role description Jan 18.doc138 KB
Volunteer information and support document.pdf610.38 KB