Making new friends, working in amazing places and knowing that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering

Volunteers cleaning Brean Down beach
Staff and volunteers gardening

Be part of an incredible team 

It's the skills, time and passion of our volunteers that make our places special. Whether you're looking to help in the great outdoors, connect with the public or get up close and personal with our houses, we have something exciting happening near you.

Volunteers clearing bracken at Bosigran Farm, Cornwall.

Volunteer with us this summer 

Help protect a natural place that you love this summer. You could be clearing bracken, counting how much wildlife you can spot, working in our gardens and much more. Find a summer volunteering role to help protect nature now and forever.

BBC Radio 1's #1millionhours

'Why I volunteer' stories

" 'In 1987 I volunteered at Erddig to keep me active in retirement and have been repaid a hundredfold. I intend to repay Erddig by spending my centenary in January 2018 still serving it."
- Joan Capel, bookshop volunteer

Try it out first

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Find a volunteer role

Whatever you're looking for, we have many opportunities to choose from at places near you