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See the latest Practical Conservation Calendar for upcoming task days: Winter 2017

If being out doors is your thing come and make a differnce for Yorkshire wildlife at one of our practical conservation task days. Our calendar of practical conservation task days lists events by region and includes the contact person for each event.

If you are interested in volunteering with your colleagues as part of a group please check out our Corporate Volunteering webpage here >> Employee Volunteering or e-mail for specific details.

Updates and Changes to Advertised Task Days:

**Please note - the advertised practical conservation task day at Upper Dunsforth is on Tuesday 13th February 2018 not Wednesday 14th 2018 as advised in the Practical Conservation Calendar. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. **

**Please note - the advertised practical conservation task day on Reserve Management at Burton Riggs on 4 January 2018 has been rescheduled to 24 January 2018**

**Please be aware that the Potteric Carr Task Days on Tuesday and the first 2 Sundays of each month start at 9.30am. Please meet at the visitor centre at 9am**

Volunteer Handbook

For everything you need to know about being a Yorkshire Wildlife Trust volunteer see the Volunteer Handbook. This includes information on roles and responsibilities, organisational structure, policies and procedures and much more. You can email us if you would like a hard copy.

Volunteer Handbook

Volunteer Timesheet

Please help us to promote recognition of the amazing contribution you make to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust by completing a volunteer timesheet for any hours you undertake independently to organised task days.


Volunteer Insurance

All volunteering activities are covered by our public liability insurance in case of an accident to you or another person. We also take out personal accident cover for adult volunteers but personal belongings are not insured.