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Volunteer with us!

Durrell’s volunteer program is a great way for people to invest their skills, minds, and hearts in support of Durrell’s global mission. The time and talents volunteers contribute is diverse, exciting and greatly appreciated. Volunteer time and effort supports Durrell in engaging the public with our work, raising funds and freeing up resources to better meet the needs of the mission we serve.

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Sounds good! What steps do I need to take to become a Durrell volunteer?

Well you have made a great start by being here! Thank you for considering Durrell.

1. Read the FAQ and the relevant role descriptions.
2. Send a completed volunteer interest form.
3. Wait for an email with more information.

Did you know?

These are the roles in which volunteer help enables us to do more, click on an opportunity for more information:

From raised beds to rose beds, enclosures and paths, Jersey Zoo is our home base and volunteers are helping us keep it beautiful. Volunteers in this area support our conservation mission by enhancing the visits of our members and supporters with wonderful surroundings that show off our work. Click here for more information.
Want to be part of a great team, meet new friends, learn about retail and fundraising all while helping Durrell? Our charity shop raises funds through the upcycling, recycling, reusing and sale of donated goods to help advance our vital work. Click here for more information.
Start today! If you can use the internet you can help Durrell and spread the word of our work! Using the world wide web, social media and suitable online platforms you can raise the profile of events, campaigns and projects Durrell are working on in Jersey and around the world. You can make all the difference in getting our message to new and old supporters. Click here for more information and a quick start guide.
Are you dedicated, friendly and able to smile though a few smells and mucky jobs? Volunteers who help clean out enclosures, chop fruit in the kitchens and assist our keepers with basic but important husbandry tasks allow them to do more of the specialised worked they are trained for. Click here for more information.
Do you like talking to people? Are you friendly, warm, kind and a people person? If so we are looking for you! Volunteers in this section are the face of Durrell, using the unique resources we have to raise the awareness and understanding of our visitors and supporters through engaging them with Durrell’s animals, projects and history. Click here for more information.
Durrell Organic farm Volunteers are a behind the scenes team who help grow some of the fabulous organic and natural food we give to our animals. Click here for more information.
Make a difference in a day! A massive amount of Durrell’s fundraising and awareness impact is through the various events Durrell runs throughout the year – make a difference and be part of it. Click here for more information.
Durrell Office Support Volunteers assist and enhance the administration work of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, we are also looking for fit, strong volunteers who can help with occasional office and furniture moves. Click here for more information.

Want to get into conservation on the front line? Are you passionate, physically fit, adventurous and able to communicate well? Durrell Wildlife are looking for a Volunteer to assist with the day to day running of the mountain chicken project on Montserrat in the Caribbean. Click here for more information.

Can’t find what you are looking for?


*Before you apply, please look at the FAQ. If you want to know what our volunteers think, please look at our volunteer testimonials*

Interest form

Thanks for your interest in volunteering at Durrell. Please click here to be redirected to the volunteer sign up page

* If you would like assistance, please contact daniel.craven@durrell.org