Volunteer with us

Balsam Pulling Credit Claire BurtonBalsam Pulling Credit Claire Burton

Whether you have an hour or a day to give, have a look if there is an opportunity for you!

Volunteers are invaluable to the work of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and there are many ways that you could help out...

If you are interested in volunteering, you can find out more on the menu on the left. Opportunities are organised by geographical area. We recommend that you explore our current volunteer roles, see which spark your interest and then email our Volunteer Team, who will then support you in taking your volunteering forward.


"Volvox" is our Quarterly Volunteering Newsletter. It has a complete calendar of all the practical conservation task days across Yorkshire, as well as volunteering news and stories: download the latest copy here.

Task Day Updates can be found here.

*NEW- A group covering Moorlands in York has arranged several taskdays. The 'Moorlanders' will be delighted to see you on every other Tuesday 10am-12.30pm, on 9th & 23rd September for woodland work and ponticum bashing. For further information please contact our volunteer team on volunteering@ywt.org.uk*



  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust receives £50,000 funding boost for conservation

    Friday 29th August, 2014

    Wildflower-rich meadow

    Read full story

  • Spurn’s Annual Migration Festival set to be a big hit!

    Thursday 28th August, 2014


    Read full story

What's on

Clay Workshop

Saturday 30th August 2014,
11.00am - 12.00pm

Venue: Stirley Community Farm, Berry Brow, Huddersfield

Create your own food and wildlife themed tiles out of modelling clay as part of our new garden sculptures to be unveiled at the Stirley Festival in October.

See all events