Nature Conservation Volunteers

Braintree District Council has nature conservation volunteer opportunities available across the Braintree District. Volunteers complete a range of practical conservation tasks in woodlands, local nature reserves and public open spaces. Activities vary but can include coppicing, tree planting, river clearance, litter picking, invasive species removal and the chance to get involved with survey work.


All ages welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Tools and equipment are provided but volunteers must wear suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor working in all weather conditions.


  • Suitable for under 18s
    Must be accompanied by an adult
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 21/01/2015

End Date: 31/12/2018

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Morning No No No No No Yes No
Afternoon No No No No No Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No


This opportunity is available in: Braintree

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