Fancy getting some fresh air? If you care about wildlife and want to learn more about conservation, this is just the role for you!

What is the role: Practical wildlife conservation work             swlogo

Who for:  Shotover Wildlife

When: Sessions happen on the 2nd Sunday of every month   

Where:  Shotover Wildlife Park. Detailed instructions for how to get there can be found here

What is involved: There are a range of tasks available from helping to restore wildlife habitats using hand tools; to clearing vegetation, light tree felling, digging, raking and more!

Why you should sign up: This role is an opportunity to work as part of a team to contribute to wildlife health and diversity. At the same time you will be getting exercise in the fresh air and learning more about plants, animals, ecology and conservation.

Skills required: No specialist skills are required, you will just need to be comfortable with working outdoors.

Support available:

  • Training is provided in the correct and safe use of tools
  • Tools and gloves are provided for volunteers

This role does not require references or a DBS check.

How to get involved:  Send an email to or phone 01865 874423.

The group meets in a different part of the Country Park each month so you are not advised to just turn up, as you may not be able to find them!