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Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for showing an interest in sharing your time, skills and knowledge to contribute towards mammal research and conservation in Britain and Ireland. There are various ways that individuals can contribute to the ongoing vision of the Trust, and we recognise that the diversity of individuals who wish to become VWT volunteers holds both strength and value.

Bat Programme

We are not currently recruiting for our Bat Programme.

Carnivore Programme

As part of the Martens on the Move project we want to create a range of educational materials aimed at primary and secondary school aged children to help them learn about Pine Martens. We are looking for any volunteers who have experience of working within the national curriculum in Scotland, England or Wales, either primary and/or secondary schools to help us with this task. If you would like to contribute, please get in contact by emailing Lara on

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Volunteering and Community Engagement Officer, Lara Semple (


Expression of Interest Form

    Which age bracket applies to you? *
    Under 1818-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970+
    VWT currently has project sites across Britain and Ireland, including mid-Wales and south west England. You can see our Bat Reserves Map for more information.
    In which region(s) and/or areas are you looking to volunteer?
    What are you interested in?*
    Working with batsWorking on carnivore programmeFieldwork rolesHome-based rolesEngagement and education rolesOutdoor maintenance workAny of the above
    We generally communicate with our volunteers via email and give practical instructions verbally on site for fieldwork roles. Fieldwork roles can involve strenuous physical activity such as walking on uneven terrain for extended periods of time.
    Are there any health-related conditions that you wish to disclose at this stage?
    This helps us find the best volunteering role for you.
    How did you hear about volunteering with Vincent Wildlife Trust?*
    Through a friend/relativeBrowsing VWT websiteReading VWT newsletterIn a magazine articleUsing an internet search engineOther
    What are your reasons and/or motivations for volunteering with VWT?*
    Make a positive impact to mammal conservationLearn new skillsFor fun and enjoymentShare existing skills and knowledge with othersExplore a new careerMeet new people and/or make friendsOther
    What is your availability?*

    Monday AMPMNot available

    Tuesday AMPMNot available

    Wednesday AMPMNot available

    Thursday AMPMNot available

    Friday AMPMNot available

    Saturday AMPMNot available

    Sunday AMPMNot available

    Do you have experience in any of the following areas, or have any other relevant skills?* RadiotrackingRemote camera trap settingEmergence counts (bats)Experience using power toolsEngineering or building experienceExperience using a range of garden toolsExperience working safely at heightExperience creating educational materialsHabitat surveysWildlife/mammal surveysHabitat restoration and/or enhancementOther
    Do you currently, or have you previously held any wildlife licences?
    If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive our e-newsletters, please tick ‘Yes’ here
    To find the best volunteering opportunity for you we would like to keep your details securely on our database for up to one year. Please tick whether or not this is acceptable to you?*
    *required field.
    We will not pass your data on to third parties
    Thank you for your time.
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