Current volunteering opportunities

Volunteering opportunities

Want to get involved?

Have a look at our current volunteering opportunities below and let us know if you are interested in any of the tasks...

Tai Chi with Angus

Photo, Angus Clark

Connecting Actively to Nature Volunteer

Devon Wildlife Trust is looking for volunteers to help deliver weekly Tai Chi and nature walk sessions in Mincinglake Valley Park as part of the Connecting Actively to Nature project. 

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Volunteers building Meeth Quarry bird hide

Practical Conservation Work Party: Meeth Quarry

Devon Wildlife Trust is looking for volunteers to come and help with practical tasks throughout the year at this stunning north Devon nature reserve.

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Gazebo in the Cricklepit Mill garden

Membership Events Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to support DWT’s team of membership recruiters by leading engaging activities at shows and events across Devon.

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Narrow-headed ants (formica exsecta) on the ground

Narrow-headed ant. Photo, John Walters

Ant Ambassadors

Help Devon Wildlife Trust and Buglife save the rare narrow-headed ant at its only location in the county, as part of the Back From The Brink Project. Everyone is welcome!

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Surveying for heath lobelia at Andrew's Wood nature reserve

Heath lobelia survey at Andrew's Wood. Photo, Louise Treneman. 

Practical Conservation Work Party: Andrew's Wood

Come and help Devon Wildlife Trust at this ever expanding nature reserve on every second Thursday of every month!

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Active Neighbourhoods Officer explains the site with map

Photo, Rosie Mansell

Active Neighbourhoods Volunteer

Get involved with activities such as tree planting, hedge laying, planting and surveying wildflowers, making new paths and much more!

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Goldfinches resting on a plant

Goldfinches. Photo, Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

Practical Conservation Work Party: Woodah Farm

Come and help Devon Wildlife Trust with a range of practical tasks across this beautiful 140 acre site.

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Greater horseshoe bat hanging upside down in a cave

Greater horseshoe bat. Photo, Mike Symes

Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project Volunteers

The Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project is seeking volunteers to help out with a number of different tasks and roles.

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A path passes through trees at Warleigh Point nature reserve

Warleigh Point nature reserve. Photo, Simon Williams

Practical Conservation Work Party: Warleigh Point

Come and help Devon Wildlife Trust with a range of practical tasks at this glorious reserve right on the river Tamar.

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Cards for good causes logo

Cards For Good Causes Volunteer

Devon Wildlife Trust is seeking volunteers to help with the busy coming Christmas season! Cards For Good Causes volunteers can help at locations across Devon to sell our Christmas cards and promote our work. 

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Bovey Tracey searching for fungi

Local Group Volunteers

Help our local groups with running of activities, whether this is just being a reliable helper, running guided walks or coming up with new events and taking the lead!

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DWT collection tin

Help with Collection Tins

DWT has a number of collecting tins in various outlets across Devon.  We need people who can service these tins, collect and bank the money and express our appreciation to the outlets that host them. 

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Seaton Jurassic visitor centre

Photo, Matt Austin

Seaton Jurassic Volunteers

Our team at Seaton Jurassic is looking for volunteers for various different roles to help with the running of the visitor centre. Roles include supporting with education work, reception, craft activities, events and gardening. 

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Great crested newt in the water

Great crested newt. Photo, David Kilbey

Tell us about your sighting!

We want to know about your local biodiversity and the experiences you've had getting to know it. Help Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC) collect records of wildlife and act as a central reference point about wildlife in Devon.

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NIA landscape

Practical Conservation Group Volunteers - Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area (NIA)

This group will help to deliver practical conservation works across privately owned holdings and common land, primarily as part of the Culm Grassland Natural Flood Management Project.

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Children talking to Father Christmas at Cricklepit Mill

Children talking to Father Christmas at Cricklepit Mill

Cricklepit Mill Events Volunteers

Can you spare some time to help out at our Christmas at Cricklepit Event on the 8th December?