Volunteering with us is a great way to gain skills, make friends, support your community and help wildlife. Scroll down for ongoing roles and new opportunities.
Everyone is welcome, regardless of background, experience, ability or availability, every hour is valued and valuable. We support every volunteer with guided inductions, relevant training, regular newsletters, and provide the tools needed for your role, including basic travel expenses if finance is a barrier.
Get in touch
For more information, additional support, to ask questions or just to say hi please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0114 263 4335.
COVID UPDATE: Our volunteer opportunities are very limited at the moment to keep everyone safe. If you are interested in volunteering with us in the future, we’d still love to hear from you, please email email@example.com to be added to the waiting list and receive our monthly volunteer newsletter.
We offer a range of practical conservation suitable for everyone. Tasks can include fence, wall and path repairs, invasive species and scrub control, habitat restoration, litter picking and wildlife gardening. Our volunteers are a friendly, supportive bunch and the Trust’s knowledgeable staff will be on site to welcome you, across Sheffield and Rotherham.
If transport is a barrier, don’t worry, we can provide limited transport from our office if needed, just ask when you get in touch.
Weekday tasks. If you want to volunteer on a regular basis at our nature reserves. Once registered, you will then receive a weekly task sign up list to choose your days.
Work days. Run by our Land Management, Community Wildlife Rangers and Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership teams. Perfect if you want some fresh air, to get closer to wildlife and help improve our green spaces. Book onto a monthly work day here: events.
“Their hard work is what actually makes this nature reserve better.” Land Management Team
‘Reserve Advisory Group’ and ‘User Forum’ meetings. Supporters can attend their local nature reserves meeting to find out more about how we manage the site, hear future plans, ask questions and give input. These can be informal guided walks, or sit down chats. We would love to hear your opinions and idea. Book onto a meeting here: events
More Data for Nature project. Visit: Volunteering for MD4N
Wildlife recording. Whether you’ve seen something common or rare, in one of our nature reserves or elsewhere in Sheffield and Rotherham, we’d love to know. All species records are welcome. Submit your records here: Nature Counts.
For corporate groups wanting to get out of the office and closer to nature, our Outdoor Learning team offer a range of nature-themed, bushcraft and team-building workshops to suit your team.
Please contact Chris Grice on firstname.lastname@example.org with your group’s details, numbers, available dates, and type of experience you’re looking for.
Wildlife gardening – how to guides for everything from wild patches to ponds
Take action for wildlife – support our campaigns to help protect local wildlife and habitats
Support your Local community group
Volunteer Ranger (Greno Woods/ Wyming Brook)
Do you love talking to people and have a passion for looking after our sites? We’re looking for a dedicated new team of volunteer rangers to help at Greno Woods and Wyming Brook when they’re at their busiest, you must be available to share regular weekend and bank holiday patrols. We’d like you to spend a couple hours a week walking round your chosen site, talking to the visitors, discussing the sites species/ interesting sights, recording visitors and monitoring the site. Training and support will be given by shadowing the Community Wildlife Rangers before heading out on your own. To apply please contact the Volunteering Team on email@example.com with your interests and which site you would like to support, and we’ll be in touch to arrange a casual chat and selection meeting.
Living Landscape Assistant (September 2021 onwards)
Assist the Nature Reserve Managers in the delivery of management plans for each reserve, including helping set up and deliver projects and funding bids. Based at our head office, two to three days a week for a minimum of three months.
Office Support, Events and Fundraising, Photography, Community Engagement