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Volunteer Organisations: National

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National: Main contacts for organisations with offices across the country.

   

Organisations and groups which offer volunteer opportunities but might not have any current adverts.
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Canal & River Trust

Life is better by water - help us look after our wonderful waterways, and inspire others. With roles nationwide from fixing towpaths to moving workboats, helping boats through locks to engaging museum visitors, and cataloguing canal heritage to planning their future, there's bound to be something rewarding for you

volunteer@canalrivertrust.org.uk www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/volunteer


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement    Work Days    Citizen Science   

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National Trust

Learn new skills, meet new people, expand your horizons…sounds good? Become a volunteer at the Trust and all this is yours, and more. From helping with archaeological digs to marshalling events, from inspiring tour groups to leading bug hunts, you’ll end up doing things you’ve always or never dreamed of. Find out more here

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Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement   

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Natural England

has around 2,000 registered volunteers involved in a wide variety of roles, from scientific surveying and habitat management, to enthusing and educating visitors on National Nature Reserves. We also support a network of specialist volunteers including trained and licensed volunteer bat roost visitors. Find out how to get involved at

www.gov.uk/guidance/volunteering-with-natural-england-how-to-get-involved


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement    Work Days    Citizen Science   

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The British Dragonfly Society (BDS)

is a volunteer-led society with over 1700 members, which aims to promote and support the conservation of dragonflies and their wetland habitats. Visit their website for information on dragonflies and their habitats, as well as volunteer opportunities in outreach, recording and practical habitat management.

www.british-dragonflies.org.uk


Types of Volunteering Offered: Occasional Requirement    Work Days    Citizen Science   

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

is a national community volunteering charity whose vision is to create happier, healthier communities. We work with people, communities and partners to deliver practical actions that have an impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places.

www.tcv.org.uk


Types of Volunteering Offered: Occasional Requirement    Work Days   

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The RSPB

is the country’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. With over 200 nature reserves and 14 offices around the UK, we already have nearly 12,000 volunteers regularly giving us a gift of their time. You can see the wide range of volunteering opportunities we have available on our website where you can decide how to donate your time and talents to help us save nature. There is bound to be something for you - you don't even have to know anything about birds or conservation!

www.rspb.org.uk/volunteering


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement    Citizen Science   

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Waterway Recovery Group

helps restore the derelict canals of England and Wales by volunteering with WRG. Weekend and weeklong volunteering - heritage skills, lock restoration, machine operation and vegetation clearance work. Costs £10 per day includes food & accommodation. More details contact us on 01494 783 453 or go to our website

www.wrg.org.uk


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement    Work Days   

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Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

is a conservation charity that saves wetlands, which are essential for life itself and connect us with nature through beautiful landscapes and inspiring encounters with wildlife. We have over 900 volunteers in a variety of WWT settings in the UK and offer a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.

www.wwt.org.uk/volunteer


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement   

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World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF UK)

 is all about helping out on organic farms in return for food, accommodation & knowledge exchange. It’s a great way to meet likeminded souls, reconnect with the earth & learn about farming, animal husbandry & more sustainable ways of living

www.wwoof.org.uk/


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements    Occasional Requirement    Work Days   

www.thecareerbreaksite.com

free, independent advice and information on volunteering abroad and in the UK, paid work abroad, TEFL, training and travel. Career break information for those on an adult gap year or sabbatical.

www.thecareerbreaksite.com


Types of Volunteering Offered: Placements   

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