Volunteering hub

Volunteering hub

We and our partner organisations rely on volunteers to help us care for the outstanding Chilterns landscape.

If you are concerned about climate change and loss of species in the Chilterns, have a passion for wildlife and conservation and would like to help but aren’t sure where to start – you’ve come to the right place! There are so many environmental organisations and community groups in the Chilterns that need volunteers, and the range of opportunities is wider than you might think.

Use the filters below to browse and find the perfect organisation for you, then follow the links to get in touch.

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Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Whatever skills and time you have, there’s an opportunity nearby for you to volunteer with BBOWT.

Booker Common & Woods Protection Society

The Society was set up to help conserve and protect the rural environment of Booker and the surrounding area.

Chesham Environmental Group

Chesham Environmental Group is a community group and Town Council Partner welcoming people of all ages and abilities

Chess Smarter Water Catchment Initiative

Citizen scientists can help us assess the current condition of the River Chess chalk stream and the surrounding catchment.

Chilterns Chalk Streams Project

There are lots of ways to help your local chalk stream. Contact us to find out more.

Chiltern Rangers

Chiltern Rangers would be delighted if you chose to volunteer with us! 

Chiltern Society

Volunteers like you are at the very heart of the Chiltern Society and have been for almost 60 years.

Chilterns Champions

Anyone in the Chilterns, who has become an expert in their field, champions local wildlife, gives back to their community…

CPRE Buckinghamshire

CPRE is the Countryside charity for Buckinghamshire, passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work…

CPRE Hertfordshire

We are CPRE Hertfordshire, the countryside charity, and we’re passionate about promoting and protecting the Hertfordshire countryside for everyone to…

Downley Common Preservation Society

Located on the outskirts of High Wycombe in the heart of the Chiltern Hills, the Common forms the most part…

Friends of Priestfield Arboretum

Help us weed, build bonfires, pull brambles, mow, lop, and saw in beautiful scenery and good company for a couple…

Friends of Studham Common

Our aim is to conserve, improve and promote the Common as a haven for wildlife and a place to be…

High Wycombe Society

We have a number of opportunities for volunteers including become a trustee, assisting with newsletter distribution, maintaining the garden at…

Natural England

Natural England’s volunteers come from many backgrounds and get involved in a wide variety of tasks – from scientific surveying…

People's Trust for Endangered Species

Ground-truth and surveying of traditional orchards – see the website below. Look for the email link under the heading “Be…

Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre

We occasionally have opportunities for volunteers to help us to collect and manage environmental data, either in the field or…

The Conservation Volunteers

We run volunteering day projects all around Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas – please contact us to find out if…

The Oxfordshire Woodland Group

The Oxfordshire Woodland group organises visits & practical conservation work, encouraging volunteers to learn about woodlands and timber and its…

CCB Volunteer Administrative Assistant

There’s always plenty of things happening at the Chilterns Conservation Board.  As well as our day-to-day work in landscape and…

Urban Habitats Conservation Group

Conservation and restoration of Hicks Farm Wood Most of our restoration and conservation activities are dependent on the season, and…

Watlington Environment Group

This proactive group organises walks, visits & practical conservation work, encouraging to learn about and care for the environment around…

Wildlife Trust Beds, Cambs and Northants

Regular conservation tasks on our nature reserves in Bedfordshire and in Luton

The benefits of volunteering

  • Increases self confidence
  • Improves mental wellbeing
  • Makes you happy
  • Helps you to make new friends
  • Provides you with a sense of purpose
  • Inspires communities and others
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