Volunteering opportunities

Current opportunities. Click on the opportunities to find out more.

Voluntary information officer

Help desk volunteer at Devon Wildlife Trust

Be the first point of contact for visitors and the general public with wildlife enquiries and research the answers to provide an efficient and friendly service.

Tin collector

Tin collector for Devon Wildlife Trust

Locate new collection tin sites and raise unrestricted funds for DWT from collection tins.

Volunteer beaver character and minder

Nora the beaver mascott

Engage and inspire the public at local shows by giving them the opportunity to meet a character beaver and run educational and fun activities.

 

Event helpers

Event volunteer stand

Support DWT’s membership recruiters by leading engaging activities from a stall at shows and events.

 

Volunteer costume characters and
marionettists

Seaton Jurassic volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to be in costume and character; to greet and entertain visitors at the new Seaton Jurassic Centre.

 

Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project

Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat project

You can support the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project in a number of different ways. From practical conservation to helping out at events, we have lots of volunteering opportunities to suit all. 

 

Tell us about your sightings

Surveying for Devon Wildlife Trust

Help Devon Biodiversity Record Centre (DBRC) collect records of wildlife and act as a central reference point about wildlife in Devon. We're interested in all wildlife so suitable for beginners and experts.

 

Practical conservation work parties 

Andrew's Wood

Andrews wood

Second Thursday of every month starting at 10am. Come and help out at this ever expanding nature reserve. Range of tasks from scrub clearance to coppicing throughout the year.

 

Meeth Quarry

Meeth Quarry DWT

Third Wednesday of every month.
Come and help with practical tasks that range throughout the year.

 

Warleigh Point

Warleigh Point

On the third Thursday of every month.
Help out at this glorious reserve right on the river Tamar. Help with coppicing, path improvements and scrub clearance.

 

Active Neighbourhoods

Active Neighbourhoods DWT

Regular volunteer days on Tuesday and Thursdays in Plymouth. Help with tree planting, hedge laying and more!

 

Woodah Farm

Woodah Farm DWT

Last Saturday of the month (with occasional changes). Various conservation tasks to do at this beautiful 140 acre site.