All volunteering opportunities

All volunteering opportunties

Volunteer cutting brambles by Ross Hoddinott

Whether you have just an hour, a day or a week to give, and whatever your skills, there’s an opportunity for you to volunteer with the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) near where you live. See a full list of volunteering opportunities below. If you have a particular role in mind, please email volunteering@bbowt.org.uk and tell us what you would like to do. You can also search our volunteering opportunities by location.

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Volunteer in Berkshire

Berks Mid-week Team nr. Maidenhead (Currently Full)
Every Thursday

Bowdown Woods nature reserve nr. Newbury
1st Sunday of each month from October to April

Greenham and Crookham Conservation Volunteer Group (GCCV)
3rd Sunday of each month

Haymill Valley nature reserve nr. Burnham
Last Sunday of each month

Hosehill Lake nature reserve
Every Saturday

Inkpen Common nature reserve nr. Inpken
1st Saturday of every month

Loddon nature reserve nr. Twyford 
Last Saturday each month

Moor Copse nature reserve nr. Reading 
2nd Sunday each month 

Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham
Meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

Snelsmore Common nature reserve monthly work party nr. Newbury
Meet on the 2nd Sunday of the month.

Thatcham Community Orchard Group (at the Nature Discovery Centre)
Meet regularly throughout the year

West Berkshire Thursday Volunteers
2nd Thursday of every month at Padworth Common nr Reading, and 4th Thursday of every month at Snelsmore Common nr Newbury.

These groups meet from September to May.

West Berkshire Wednesday Mid-Week Team nr. Newbury
Wildmoor Heath nature reserve nr. Sandhurst
First Saturday of each month ( October - March) 

Woolley Firs nr. Maidenhead
1st Sunday of each month

Volunteer in Buckinghamshire

Aston Clinton Rag Pits
No fixed dates yet.

Calvert Jubilee work party
3rd Thursday of the month

Bucks Mid-Week Team
Every Wednesday. (Currently full)

Bacombe Hill (Wendover)
2nd Thursday of the month, initially going to be October through to March.

College Lake Wildlife Gardening Group
Every Wednesday. (currently full)

College Lake Tuesday Team 
Meet every Tuesday at College Lake Nature Reserve and carry out practical tasks on site. (currently full)

College Lake Friday Team 
Meet every Friday at College Lake Nature Reserve and carry out practical tasks on site.

College Lake Visitor Centre
We have a vibrant and busy Visitor Centre at College Lake, Tring. We are in need of people to undertake a variety of voluntary roles. They include: Café volunteers, events help and Meet & Greet volunteers.

Dancersend nr. Tring
2nd Sunday of each month

Finemere Woods between Bicester and Aylesbury
4th Thursday of the month

Foxcote Reservoir
No fixed dates yet.

Homefield Wood nr. Marlow
3rd Saturday of each month

Little Linford Wood nr. Milton Keynes
4th Sunday of each month, September - April

Pilch Field work parties 
No fixed dates yet.

Pitstone Fen nr Tring
Meet on 1st Saturday of every month.

Rushbeds Wood nr. Brill (Weekends)
1st Sunday of each month, September - March 

Rushbeds Wood nr. Brill (Week Day)
1st Thursday of the month.

Upper Ray -  Meadow Farm near Bicester 
Meet every Tuesday.

Weston Turville Reservoir nr. Wendover
Last Thursday of each month, July - March 

Whitecross Green Wood nr. Murcott
Sundays (excluding 1st of the month) September - March

Yoesden work parties
No fixed dates yet. 

Volunteer in Oxfordshire

Blenheim Farm Community Nature Reserve, Charlbury
Occasional work parties and events only.

Chimney Meadows nr. Bampton
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month.

Chinnor Hill nr. Lewknor
2nd Sunday each month. Please ring before attending.

Cothill Nature Reserves (mainly Parsonage Moor) nr. Oxford - currently full
3rd Sunday of each month.

C S Lewis Nature Reserve nr. Oxford
1st Sunday of the month (occassional)

Dry Sandford Pit nr. Abingdon
1st Sunday of each month

Hartslock nr. Reading
2nd Sunday of each month

Letcombe Valley (Letcombe Regis) nr. Wantage - currently full
3rd Saturday of each month

Oxfordshire Mid-Week team - currently full
Every Wednesday 

Sutton Courtenay nr Didcot. (Friday work party)
Meet alternate Fridays for wildlife gardening or reserve maintenance tasks.

North Oxon Group (Various reserves near Banbury) - currently full
Usually Tuesdays. 

Upper Ray - Meadow Farm near Bicester
Meets every Tuesday.

Warburg Nature Reserve nr. Henley-on-Thames - currently full
Every Tuesday & Wednesday