ARC owns and manages over 80 reserves across the country so there are plenty of opportunities to help out. Volunteering is a fantastic way to meet like-minded people, get out and about in the great outdoors and get some exercise - all whilst knowing you're doing something invaluable for local wildlife.
There are a number of opportunities to volunteer for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, on our nature reserves and through our regional projects. If you come along to one of our practical conservation tasks please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear (e.g. sturdy boots/waterproofs) and bring a packed lunch. We will provide tools, personal protection equipment (PPE) and refreshments.
If you have any questions please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions below and contact one of our friendly volunteer co-ordinators to find out about upcoming tasks.
Richard Sharp t: 01202 727983 m: 07810 770565 e: [email protected]
Join our Facebook group for information about upcoming tasks
Dorset enrolment form
Mandy Cartwright m: 07810 184 508e: [email protected]
Gems in the Dunes Teamt: 01704 571575e: [email protected]
Ralph Connollyt: 01428 681059m: 07387 261217e: [email protected]
Download ARC's Volunteer Charter
Guidance for volunteers attending ARC practical conservation tasks
Take a look for our habitat management volunteer tasks on our Dorset reserves, every Wednesday running 10-3 come and help us out with managing our nature reserves.
ARC volunteer Hannah shares her experiences from working with our Surrey field team
Tuesday volunteer tasks carrying out habitat management and surveying for rare reptile species on SSSI lowland heathland sites in the Surrey / Hampshire Weald.
Help with targeted surveying of natterjack toads using Living Records
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Frequently Asked Questions about... volunteering!