In addition to the specific vacancies listed below, the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire has a wide range of volunteer opportunities available on an ongoing basis. These range from Local Groups that organise outings and talks to work parties that get out on our reserves and do the heavy lifting. If you like working with children, then maybe you'd enjoy volunteering for Wildlife Watch or becoming an Education and Community Volunteer. We depend on our volunteers to help us make our three counties better for wildlife. Whether you can offer a few hours a month or a long-term commitment, please do get in touch.
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Location: Lings House, Lings Way, Billing Lings, Northampton NN3 8BE
We are looking for volunteers to help with assessing the outcomes of biodiversity information use in local planning in Northamptonshire.
Location: St Peter’s Church, Irthlingborough
Do you love wildlife in your local area? Are you keen to share your enthusiasm for nature with others? Then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you! We are currently looking for volunteers who would like to register as volunteer leaders for our successful Little Bugs Club group in Irthlingborough. Working as part of a volunteer-led team, Little Bugs Club Leaders deliver fun and informative wildlife sessions for young children and their families.
The Wildlife Trust in Bedfordshire currently has around 200 rare breed sheep (Hebridean and Manx Loaghtan) and 3 Red Poll cattle which are used to graze grassland nature reserves in order to increase the wil flowers and reduce the amount of scrub, and therefore improve the habitats for a wide range of species.
Location: River Cam, Cambridge
The Wildlife Trust has an established relationship with Scudamores to provide volunteer wildlife guides for the popular chauffeured bat punt evenings during May to September. Due to the popularity of these events, we are keen to find more volunteer wildlife guides to help. Donations of 50% of ticket sales by Scudamores have raised over £17,500 over the past 4 years for the local Wildlife Trust.
Location: Lings House, Billing Lings, Northampton, NN3 8BE
This exciting 9 month voluntary placement with the Northants Wider Countryside Team is ideal for a recent graduate or someone wishing to begin a career in conservation.
Location: Lings Environmental Education Centre, Lings House, Billing Lings, Northampton NN3 8BE
The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire is looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals to deliver fun and engaging wildlife-themed activities for children in the Lings area.
Location: Wicksteed Park, Northamptonshire
An opportunity for people to develop their interests in conservation and to assist the Wildlife Trust with the practical management of sites that are important for biodiversity across the county.
Location: Farcet Primary School, Peterborough
Do you love wildlife in your local area? Are you keen to share your enthusiasm with others and inspire the next generation of nature lovers and conservationists? Then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you! You don’t have to be a wildlife expert, just a keenness for discovering the wonders of the natural world and an ability to communicate with young people aged 8-12.
Location: Houghton Regis
Do you love wildlife in your local area? Are you keen to share your enthusiasm for nature with others? Then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you! We are currently looking for volunteers who would like to register as Wildlife Watch Leaders for our successful Houghton Regis group. Working as part of a volunteer-led team, Watch Leaders deliver fun and informative wildlife sessions for children and young people.