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Pin Badge Volunteer

Do you have a few hours to spare each week? We are looking for people to place and manage five or more pin badge boxes in suitable shops and attractions within your community. We will ask you to visit these sites every month, count and bank at any post office or Pay Point location and replenish boxes with pin badges. You will have regular contact with RSPB staff in London/Brighton.

For a small amount of your time can gain valuable experience. Such as; responsibility, organizational skills, working on own initiative, liaising with mangers and communication skills.

Volunteer School Eco-Team Coordinator

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help deliver Green Schools Project and support the school Eco-Team in their mission to raise awareness and encourage action on environmental issues.

Opportunity: Wild East Project Volunteer

We would like to recruit a volunteers to promote these green spaces, and encourage a deeper connection and understanding of the history, wildlife and the natural world at a local level.


Opportunity: Finance & Admin Volunteer

To juggle a multitude of finance and administrative tasks for the organisation and individual projects - keeping the machine oiled to continue growing our positive solution to climate change and impact on our communities.


Wild East Schools Project Volunteer

Could you inspire young people to learn through nature?

Our Wild Schools project enables children to explore the curriculum in the beautiful outdoor setting of West Ham Park which maximises their learning experience.

Our volunteers guide and support groups of children with learning activities.

Sessions take place all-year’round during term-time on weekdays and last approximately 3 hours.

Garden Buddy Volunteer

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Volunteers needed to help buddy our adult volunteers with mild to moderate learning disabilities in the garden. No gardening skills required! The group of around 10 meet weekly to do light gardening work (weeding, watering, etc.) for an hour and then have an hour tea break to chat. Receive the therapeutic value of being outdoors while reaping the mental benefits of volunteering by giving back and making new friends!

Section Assistant

Whether you can spare an hour a month or a day a year, we have hundreds of opportunities both behind the scenes and directly supporting young people. With full support and award winning training, you can volunteer on a flexible basis. Not only is it incredibly rewarding and great fun, you’ll learn some brilliant skills transferable to the workplace too. We welcome volunteers from every community and background. You don’t need to have been a Scout. You just need to believe in a more positive future and the difference we can make together.

Opportunity: Wildlife Interpreter

To deliver fun nature activities with visitors to Hampstead Heath, making connections to nature and wildlife.


Opportunity: Section Assistant

To support Beaver, Cub and Scout Sections run weekly events for Young People in inner London!


Wildlife Interpreter

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Discover Hampstead Heath and learn about nature and conservation. As a Wildlife Interpreter you’ll deliver lots of fun activities outdoors with visitors from our interpretation bikes. Take part in bird watching, pond-dipping, lead guided walks and much more.

DIY Renewable Workshop Assistant

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Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation to create sustainable solutions to the problems our planet is facing? We are at PPL PWR. We are a collective who aim to encourage new ideas and technologies to power sustainable change. Our “DIY Renewables” project is a series of workshops in secondary state schools funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering which allow students to develop engineering skills and create their own product in the theme of sustainable technology.

Opportunity: Crew Member

There are public roles such as skipper or crew, bookings management and marketing, practical roles such as maintenance, painting, electrics, woodworking, training, sign writing, decorating, cleaning and laundry, administrative roles such as grant and sponsorship applications, bookkeeping, crew-rostering, publicity design and production, web design and special event planning and general roles such as attendance at canal festivals and events to assist with the smooth running and public safety etc. The list goes on.


Opportunity: Ramblers London Press and Radio volunteer

London has a host of media, both local and London-wide, including Time Out and The Standard, BBC Radio London, Capital and local radio stations. Ramblers and walking are not widely featured in any of this media at the moment.

The purpose of this volunteer role is to try and place walking and Ramblers content in some of these publications/ on some of these programmes - be it news items about walking festivals such as the Ramblers’ annual Festival of Winter Walks, people-focused stories about the benefits of walking to health / mental health, pieces about the great places to walk London has to offer, or engaging in the debate around improving the lot of pedestrians through the letters’ pages.

Other Ramblers volunteers will be on hand to support you with news, expertise and ideas from the 25 groups across London and campaigning activity. The London Press and radio volunteer will have the autonomy and flexibility to pursue what interests them about walking and Ramblers in London.


Community Champion

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Repowering London are leaders in community energy. This volunteering opportunity offers the chance to get a real insight in to the inner workings of community energy projects across London. Community engagement is at the heart of everything Repowering do and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about this aspect of community energy. There are also opportunities within our technical, financial and legal teams from time to time.

Crew member

Have great days on the water on a traditional narrowboat!

Our aim is to offer disadvantaged community groups an experience of a canal trip on a traditional narrowboat. We run and maintain ‘Tarporley’ - a historic Northwich narrowboat, converted to carry 12 passengers. We mainly do day or evening trips but also longer ones as passengers & crew can sleep aboard.

Opportunity: Wild East Schools Project Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to support the Wild Schools Schools Officer prepare and deliver inspiring outdoor learning sessions at West Ham Park for local primary schools.


Opportunity: Communications Volunteer

We need someone with the ideas and skills to bring Repowering’s work to life in print and online materials - to attract more followers, investors, partners, and funders. You will quickly interpret what Repowering are about, and use your cutting-edge skills and ideas to make us stand out.


Outdoor Education Volunteer

Wild Schools aim to deliver great learning experiences to local primary students through outdoor education.

Using the varied environment of the West Ham Park, sessions are delivered in all primary subjects which are engaging, hands on and memorable. Each session is designed to suit the needs of a specific class in collaboration with the teacher.

So far we have taught over 5000 students outside since the project began in October 2016 in subjects as diverse as maths, art, local history and geography.

Finance & Admin Volunteer

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Repowering create resilient, empowered communities across London with greater control and ownership of their energy generation and usage.

We need help to keep our organisation functioning day-to-day, so we can continue growing community energy in London. You’ll learn how organisations function – a great grounding for an MBA or creating your own start-up. You’ll juggle a wide range of tasks across teams and projects giving you great exposure to an emerging sector.

Opportunity: Go-Greener Volunteer

We need a volunteer to help us go greener and look at how we are recycling and using one-use items to reduce the impact our charity is having on the environment.


Opportunity: DIY Renewable Workshop Assistant

To help build, create and design the teaching materials and assist in the making stage of workshops being delivered in schools.


Opportunity: Volunteer

Are you irritated by the excessive amount of litter laying around the streets of London? Do you want to do something to help whilst raising awareness on littering?​

Then this project is for you! As a Green Walker volunteer, you will be joining us to our monthly litter-picking walks. As a team, we will work together to pick up litter around UCL an afternoon every month. You will be briefed before the walks and will be provided with all necessary equipment - so don't worry if you haven't done it before! You will be working with a group of UCL students from all ages. This will be an opportunity to contribute to reduce the high levels of waste in the big city of London in a new, fun way. The walks will also give you the chance to get to know other volunteers that are interested in environmental issues! Refreshments will be provided during breaks and socials will be organised after each walk.


Wild East Project Volunteer

Do you enjoy working with community groups and children?

Our Wild East project connects people all ages with the hidden nature and history of two well-loved green spaces in East London.

Volunteers engage with families and community groups in a variety of outdoor activities; they will use their creativity to find new ways to engage with the public and will support individual and small groups in discovering wildlife, habitats and the history of these two remarkable places.

In-Schools DIY Renewables Workshop Co-ordinator

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Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation to create sustainable solutions to the problems our planet is facing? We are at PPL PWR. We are a collective who aim to encourage new ideas and technologies to power sustainable change. Our new “DIY Renewables” project is a series of workshops in secondary state schools funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering which allow students to develop engineering skills and create their own product in the theme of sustainable technology.

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