Volunteering Opportunities

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Vacancies are advertised here whenever A Rocha UK or our Partners in Action offer opportunities for volunteers and interns

Placements with A Rocha UK

  • Conservation Internships
    Are you interested in developing your conservation skills with A Rocha UK, Britain’s leading Christian environmental charity?  We have a number of internships (6 months to 1 year) and shorter volunteer opportunites available around the UK; at our own projects and also opportunities at key partner organisations.  Do you want to find out more?   Please send a short cover e-mail ...

Placements with A Rocha UK’s Partners in Action

Due to Covid-19, please contact our Partners directly to check whether the following work parties are taking place


LEA BROOK VALLEY LITTER PICKS – every first Thursday of each calendar month at 9-30 in the lower car park of the civic centre off Farwater Lane.

LEA BROOK VALLEY VOLUNTEER WORK DAYS  Meeting quarterly on the third Saturday of the month (in March, June, September, November.)

STEYNING DOWNLAND SCHEME – Steyning’s Conservation Volunteers meet twice a month, typically first Wednesdays and third Saturdays.


Our Partners frequently have opportunities available for gap year opportunities post secondary school or post University. 

Partners offering gap year opportunities: Abernethy BarcapleAdventure PlusAshburnham PlaceHilfield FriaryLee Abbey


These Partners frequently have openings for long term community members (2-5 years) and short term members (1 year or less).

Ashburnham PlaceHilfield FriaryLee AbbeyScargill House

Conservation Related Internship Opportunities

  • Permaculture Intern Opportunity
    A new and exciting opportunity to train in the walled Kitchen Garden at Ashburnham Place, Battle, East Sussex. This 150 year old space has started to come back to life in the last 4 years , producing a wide range of fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat using regenerative agriculture. All vegetables are grown naturally using our own compost on a double cropping basis with minimum ...
  • WildMonkton Coordinator
    Monkton Combe School is looking to support a wildMonkton Coordinator internship for September 2020, in partnership with A Rocha UK. The role involves volunteering alongside staff, students and the grounds team to develop a land management plan and help develop Environmental Education in the school in line with the school’s ethos and new ‘wildMonkton’ initiative. For further information, please email: recruitment@monkton.org.uk A-Rocha-UK-Environmental-Coordinator-DocsDownload
  • Conservation & Land Management Coordinator with Adventure Plus (A+)
    Adventure Plus (A+) recently acquired 50 acres behind Windmill Farm (WF) in Oxfordshire to build our first Adventure Base. This internship will provide training and experience in practical conservation and land management as design & coordinate the layout for this Outdoor Education & Adventure Youthwork centre, and implement a conservation site management plan. ROLE DESCRIPTION: Internship Profile – Cons.& Land Mgt
  • Conservation Coordinator & Outdoor Education GAP Adventure Plus (A+)
    Support the Conservation & Land Manager (C&LM) Intern with a range of conservation tasks.  Together they will work with a small team to help plan AdventureBase, introducing conservation measures to enhance and increase our wildlife found on site.  He/she will be working with team members and volunteers to deliver practical work on site, and monitor species.  Some environmental education will be involved. ...
  • Communications Officer at Lea Brook Valley (non residential position)
    The Lea Brook Valley Project is a community group coordinated by local Christians in Dronfield, Derbyshire, working for conservation and community engagement in the urban nature reserve in the heart of their town. Lea Brook Valley is seeking a dedicated volunteer for the important role of Communications Officer. The Communications Officer must be organised, efficient, and comfortable using email and ...
  • Conservation Volunteer at Hilfield Friary
    Hilfield Friary is a Franciscan community working for Christian hospitality, peace and justice, and conservation. In addition to joining in with the life of the community, the conservation intern will work closely with the Land Manager on wildlife and conservation projects on the community’s 50 acres of mixed wildflower meadows, woodland, and pasture on the edge of the chalk downland. The ...

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