Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to Volunteer with the Trust, we have a wide range of opportunities, ranging from practical conservation to helping to inspire children about nature!

To find out about the best opportunities for you, or to register as a volunteer, just visit this link. We also have a range of roles at our Brockholes nature reserve. You can find more out about volunteering at Brockholes by clicking here.

You can view our weekly practical conservation groups by clicking here, while a snapshot of some specific roles we are looking to fill is below...

  • Location: Various locations along the Sefton coast with office work at Seaforth Nature Reserve or Fylde coast with office work at Fylde council

    We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who would like to become Marine Champions for 'Our Irish Sea Project' and learn the skills needed to inspire others to join in the campaign to protect our valuable marine environment...

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  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    The role involves patrolling the nature reserve and carry out daily checks as well as being on hand to assist in emergencies or out of the ordinary situations.

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  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Brockholes Nature Reserve has an exciting opportunity for several Sunday Conservation Volunteers to join us and establish a new team of enthusiastic practical conservation workers.

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  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Brockholes Nature Reserve has a really exciting opportunity for a Visitor Engagement Volunteer to join our team, based on our unique floating Visitor Village. This role is all about connecting our visitors to nature and ensuring they have a great day out!

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  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Brockholes Nature Reserve is looking for an experienced practical worker to join the weekly Tuesday and Thursday work parties carrying out habitat management and estate work in accordance with the site’s Conservation Management Plan.

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  • Location: Heysham

    Our ‘Connecting to Nature’ Project at Heysham Nature Reserve has opportunities for volunteers to help with the preparation and/or delivery of events which will increase the use of the site and raise awareness of its wildlife.

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  • Location: Various

    Our Conservation Grazing Officer needs volunteers to help check livestock on certain days on various sites.

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  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Volunteers will have the opportunity to work alongside MyPlace Project Officers to deliver environmental activities with young people. In addition to the outdoor based opportunities, volunteers can also be involved in the social media presence, promotion and evaluation of the project.

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  • Location: Summer playscheme based at Phillips Park Local Nature Reserve (Bury). Transport can be provided from Bolton ERC, 499-511 Bury Road, Bolton, BL2 6DH (or pick up arranged at Whitefield MetroLink)

    A Phillips Park Summer Playscheme Assistant will work alongside one of our community engagement officers to engage, inspire and have lots of fun with children in the fabulous outdoor setting at Phillips Park Local Nature Reserve (Bury) over the summer holidays!

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  • Location: Various sites throughout North Merseyside and West Lancashire

    Lancashire Wildlife Trust is a partner in the exciting new Red Squirrels United project, the first national UK network working together to secure the future of our red squirrels - and we have FOUR exciting volunteer opportunities...

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