Volunteering at Slimbridge

Whether you’re looking to meet new people, learn new skills or spend time in an inspiring environment, there’s a volunteer role for you at Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Just a few hours spent volunteering can make a world of difference.

Online Open Days

Join us online to find out more about Slimbridge Wetland Centre and the various volunteering opportunities we have on offer. We’re running online open days on various dates throughout March and April 2021.

Volunteering roles

Here are the current opportunities available

Welcome Host

Be the welcoming face of Slimbridge, helping and inspiring visitors to make the most of their day.

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Visitor Engager

Inspire visitors with the amazing stories we have to tell – from wildlife to history and conservation, you’ll help bring the site to life.

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Scott House Guides

Introduce visitors to the birthplace of conservation and help them to discover the life, stories and home of our founder, Sir Peter Scott.

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Canoe Safari Support

The canoe safari shows visitors the wetlands and wildlife from a new perspective. Assist our canoe safari team by greeting our visitors and assisting with the day-to-day operations.

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Family Engagement Volunteer

Be a part of our Learning & Engagement team and help deliver engaging nature based activities for families and groups visiting during weekends and school holidays.

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Reserve Event Assistant

Our reserve events showcase the amazing wildlife throughout the year. Assist the team in delivering events such as bird identification walks, VIP experiences and our famous Wild Safaris.

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Other Volunteer Opportunities

We may have other opportunities available, please click here or contact us to find out more.

Helping you to volunteer

Did you know that if you’re in full-time education, or are currently unemployed, we can help with your travel costs? Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund we can help with costs incurred travelling to and from volunteering at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Please join one of our online open days or speak with one our team to find out more.