Volunteering opportunities

Take a look at our current volunteer roles and find one that suits you. Follow the links to apply and join our fantastic volunteer team. We don’t generally accept speculative applications, but are always happy to talk through any questions you might have. For information on how we use your personal data through the recruitment process, please click here.

Volunteering at WWT during the Covid-19 outbreak
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Volunteering at WWT during the Covid-19 outbreak

Advice for anyone wishing to volunteer with WWT during the pandemic

Bird Training Support

Bird Training Support

If you are keen to support the work of WWT and gain experience in animal training in an internationally important wetland centre, join us as a Bird Training volunteer!

Canoe Safari

Canoe Safari

We are currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help run our exciting canoe safari. A wonderful opportunity to engage with our visitors in the great outdoors

Conservation Breeding Aviculturist (Diet Trials)

Conservation Breeding Aviculturist (Diet Trials)

We seek a volunteer to help our Conservation Breeding team to develop a home-made pellet duck diet to maintain breeding ducks throughout their annual cycle to remove our reliance on factory-made diets

Conservation Breeding Unit Horticulturist

Conservation Breeding Unit Horticulturist

We are seeking volunteers to help manage our wet meadows and willow beds to maximise biodiversity around our Conservation Breeding Unit from March-October

Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

Can you help us provide a great environment for our visitors? We are looking for volunteers to help with essential maintenance tasks including painting, carpentry and cleaning

Family Engagement Volunteer

Family Engagement Volunteer

If you are creative and enthusiastic about engaging families with wetland wildlife, join our friendly team to help with our exciting family activities

Grounds  Support - Grounds & Gardens

Grounds Support - Grounds & Gardens

We are looking for volunteers to get stuck in and help maintain the grounds and gardens around Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Guide In The Hide

Guide In The Hide

Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? Are you passionate about birds and wildlife? Are you great at engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds? Join our team of Guides in the Hides

Reserve Event Assistant

Reserve Event Assistant

Help our Reserves team to run a busy schedule of events throughout the year to showcase the reserve and its amazing wildlife