Volunteering from home

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Details of volunteering that you can do from home.

To add your opportunities to this page use the normal advertise options and specify in the anything for CJS box that it's volunteering from home.

JOB: Wider Countryside Butterfly Survey
BE4: Ongoing
IV: --
PAY: Training
FOR: Butterfly Conservation

Walk pre-selected survey sites in your area and record butterflies twice between July and August. You will need to survey independently and have butterfly identification skills. An information pack and support is provided. Time: 2 days per year. For info visit the scheme website or contact Rachael Conway at

JOB: Chair
IV: --
LOC: Leicestershire (remote)
FOR: CPRE Leicestershire

We are looking for someone who is ready to get stuck in and can bring renewed enthusiasm to our charity. This is a great opportunity for someone familiar with charitable governance who is looking to step up to this central role or for someone with Chair experience who can provide us with their knowledge as we look to deliver a green future for Leicestershire. Volunteering with us is a fantastic way to help us champion environmental issues such as the climate emergency, renewable energy, biodiversity and sustainable transport. You can find out more information here.

JOB: Community Advocate
BE4: 01-11-2024
IV: --
LOC: UK Wide
PAY: Expenses are paid. Full training provided.
FOR: The Vegan Society

Are you a passionate vegan, over 18 and UK based? We have an ever-growing Community Network of vegans just like you, who have a passion to volunteer and promote veganism where they live. Every month, our Network choose from a range of outreach tasks. These could include town centre stalls, writing to a councillor or MP, sharing our campaigns on social media or contacting local businesses. You're in control of how much or how little you do. We also provide our volunteers with leaflets, banners and workshops so that they are equipped to make the biggest impact possible. Time: Around two days a month to carry out actions, and this is usually spread out across the month. Apply:

JOB: Trustee
BE4: 12-03-2024
IV: 25-03-2024
LOC: Berks, Bucks, Oxon / hybrid
PAY: Support for experienced, passionate and dedicated Chief Executive and Senior Leadership Team.
FOR: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

The Trustee would act as a spokesperson, ambassador and advocate to develop networks with key partners, funders, donors and other stakeholder groups and be passionate about the value of nature and how it can enrich communities. We are particularly seeking those with experience in fundraising and/or marketing, memberships and communications. We value lived experiences equally to professional qualifications and recognise how this broadens our engagement with underserved audiences, especially those from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Time: Trustees serve in terms of four years, and don't normally serve for more than two consecutive terms, though a third term is possible in certain circumstances. To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter detailing why you are interested in the role and how you meet the relevant role description, to Jan Honour, Governance & Business Support Officer: Alternatively, you can send a short video via to explaining why you are interested in the role and what you would bring to it.

If there's nothing currently available you can find details of organisations offering volunteering opportunities here, these are organised by region.

And don't forget to have a look at Citizen Science surveys you can take part in wherever you are.

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