Practial Workdays: East Anglia

disused windmill on the banks of a Norfolk Broad (image: Arthur ASCII / pixabay)

Spend a day or more helping to manage an area, conserve a species, improve habitats; learn the necessary skills 'on the job' and help make a difference. All events are for one day unless otherwise specified. Also have a look at the Volunteer Opportunities or Voluntary Organisations pages.


Organisations offering practical work days in East Anglia: this area covers Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.


Please remember to contact only the organisation or person specified and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS.

Dogs Trust Freedom Project (East Anglia)

Dogs Trust Freedom Project is a free and confidential foster service for people fleeing domestic abuse. The dogs are placed directly into volunteer foster homes for 6-9 months. All the dogs’ expenses are covered by Dogs Trust and placements supported throughtout. We desperately need volunteer fosterers in East Anglia.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

we are a leading conservation charity with reserves across Norfolk. There are many opportunities for volunteering with us, including: practical conservation, environmental education, working with the public and administration. Ideal opportunities to increase your skills and support our work. See our website for all current volunteer vacancies.

Portal Woodlands Conservation Group

A Martlesham-based group that offers woodland conservation volunteer work one weekend morning per month with free light refreshments, and hosts educational events such as bat walks and moth trapping alongside a Nature Watch (ages 5-11 years) and Nature Explorers (ages 11-18 years) clubs for children.

Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

 Beachwatch is the Marine Conservation Society's national beach cleaning and litter surveying programme. Join an existing Suffolk team or establish your own! Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB – Coast & Estuary Wardens Help us to look after the Suffolk coast and estuaries.

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