Volunteering opportunities

500+ people already volunteer their time to support bumblebees

Volunteering in any capacity is a great way to share your enthusiasm, skills and ideas whilst having fun and meeting like-minded people.

By volunteering for the Bumblebee Conservation Trust you would also be making a positive contribution to the conservation of bumblebees, wildflowers and the many other parts of our natural world that depend on bees.

All you really need is enthusiasm, a love of wildlife and some time.

Check out the opportunities we currently have on offer in the list below. Your help is greatly appreciated and really will make a difference!

  • Get involved in bumblebee survey work

BBCT runs the national bumblebee recording scheme, BeeWalk, to help us understand bumblebee populations across the UK, and you can help! Visit the Surveys page of our website to find out more about how you can get involved.

  • Get involved in Somerset, Cornwall or Devon

If you live in Somerset, Devon or Cornwall and would like to get involved in representing BBCT at events, do survey work, raise money, or meet other local volunteers then email your Local Volunteers Coordinator for more information:

The Somerset Local Volunteers Coordinator: somersetvolunteers@bumblebeeconservation.org
The Cornwall Local Volunteers Coordinator: cornwallvolunteers@bumblebeeconservation.org
The Devon Local Volunteers Coordinator: devonvolunteers@bumblebeeconservation.org

  • Get involved in Kent with Making a Buzz for the Coast

Along the north Kent coast, our new project is creating and restoring wild habitats for bumblebees, and we would love for you to take part! We have a variety of volunteering opportunities, including: practical conservation work, surveying, and helping at local events. Please email the project team to find out more about volunteering: mab@bumblebeeconservation.org

Location: Sittingbourne
Voluntary position
P/T (21 hours); 4-6 months (flexible)
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Closing date: 5pm, Monday 12 March 2018

Location: Sittingbourne
Voluntary position
P/T (21 hours); 4-6 months (flexible)
Read more…
Closing date: 5pm Monday 12 March 2018

  • Get involved in Derbyshire with Pollinating the Peak

If you live in Derbyshire and would like to get involved with our exciting education and community engagement focused project Pollinating the Peak, please email Rhodri Green, the project’s Community Engagement Officer to find out how to get involved rhodri.green@bumblebeeconservation.org

  • Local Volunteer Coordinator – London

We are looking for someone to help support our London volunteer team. This role would involve organising and holding stalls at a variety of events in London, as well as helping organise for local volunteers to attend them. If you are organised, enthusiastic and enjoy talking to be people, we’d love to hear from you! Please see the full role profile for further details.

Click here to see the role profile.

Email volunteering@bumblebeeconservation.org to apply for this role.

  • Stall Assistant – London

Would you like to help our London volunteers raise awareness of bumblebees? If you enjoy talking to people about bumblebees and/or wildlife friendly garden please get in touch to help support our London Volunteer Team deliver events across London over the summer. Please see the full role profile for further details.

Click here to see the role profile.

Email volunteering@bumblebeeconservation.org to apply for this role.

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