Opportunities in ornithology – volunteering
Volunteer opportunities in the UK and abroad
Opportunities are arranged by date
Volunteer warden internship - RSPB
Duration: 6 months
Period: October to March
Location: Central Highland nature reserves
This is a varied and challenging volunteer role experiencing practical habitat management and bird surveying, as well as helping with the planning, delivery, promotion of the reserve’s events program.
Volunteering and work experience placements overseas:
Mapping of Breeding Birds, Bulgaria - RSPB
Volunteers are required as field assistants in Bulgaria.
Minimum commitment: 15 Days minimum
BirdLife International Volunteering Role - Cyprus
Minimum commitment: 2 weeks minimum, 1 month preferable
Duration: 7 – 9 week trips from August, December and March
Period: August, December and March
Volunteer needed who will be the ‘2nd man’ in a two-man team led by the new BirdLife Cyprus Trapping Officer in carrying out field surveys to assess the levels of bird trapping in two key areas of Cyprus
Malta Raptor Camp & Spring Watch Volunteers - RSPB
Minimum commitment: 1 week minimum, 2 weeks preferred
Duration: Approx 3 weeks
Period: Raptor Camp: September & Spring Watch: April
Contribute to a major initiative to reduce illegal hunting in Malta and really make a difference to bird conservation in the Islands and Europe.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at BirdLife Europe send your CV and a cover letter to gro.efildribnull@eporue
If you know of any opportunities that aren’t listed, please send us details.