Volunteer with us

from left to right: - Tom, Bob, Victor, Mike, Elly, Hele, Lee, Dee 

Volunteers play an important role in restoring wild spaces across Birmingham and the Black Country

In-person volunteering update: Due to the national lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all our in-person volunteering activities are currently cancelled.  New volunteer registrations are welcome and we will stay in touch with you via our volunteer e-newsletter.  

Register as a volunteer here 

Volunteering is good for your health!

Research by the University of Essex showed that volunteering with The Wildlife Trusts improved people's mental wellbeing in just 6-12 weeks.  Read the full report here

These are just a few of the roles volunteers help us with

If you'd like to donate your time or skills and have any questions please email People and Governance Manager Tanya Petrovic Tanya.P@bbcwildlife.org.uk

Practical Conservation

Volunteers at Hill hook nature reserve

Can you help us look after amazing spaces and fantastic wildlife sites, undertake wildlife surveys in the field or monitor wildlife populations?


shoots growing from coins

Volunteers can help raise vital funds by placing and collecting donation boxes, supporting bucket collections and organising community fundraising events.


camera, laptop and plant

We need photography, film & journalism enthusiasts to research & write articles, create content for social media, keep our website up to date and find innovative ways to share our stories. All work will be credited to you for your portfolio.

Education and Engagement

Showing a child a wormery

Credit: Eva Phillips

Can you inspire people with your love of wildlife and wild spaces? Help us engage families and communities at events all year round

Planning Applications


Help us screen, scan and respond to planning applications so we can be the voice of wildlife


John, one of our membership volunteers

Credit: Eva Phillips

Volunteers are invaluable in keeping our databases up to date, phones answered, leaflets and posters distributed and paperwork under control!