Volunteering with us is a great way to gain skills, make friends, support your community and help wildlife.
Everyone is welcome, regardless of background, experience, ability or availability, every hour is valued and valuable. We support every volunteer with inductions, relevant training, regular newsletters, and provide the tools needed for your role, including basic travel expenses.
Get in touch
For more information, additional support, to ask questions or just to say hi please email email@example.com or call 0114 263 4335.
COVID UPDATE: Our volunteer opportunities are still at reduced capacity at the moment to keep everyone safe. All new roles will be advertised on this page. All available work days can be booked online here.
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 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. Currently we are fully booked for our weekday volunteers.
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 work day here: events.
“Their hard work is what actually makes this nature reserve better.” Land Management Team
“Great to be with a group of like minded volunteers, also interested in nature. People of all ages and from different backgrounds. Sharing knowledge and expertise.”
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 ideas. Book onto a meeting here: events
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.
“Volunteering for Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust brings many benefits to me, and it’s good to know that I’m giving something in return.”
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.
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