Greater Manchester has many different ways you can get involved and make a real difference to our environment. From helping out in nature and our amazing places, to volunteering at your local food bank or repair cafe. There really is something for everyone. It's also a great way to learn something new, stay healthy and make new friends.
You can volunteer for us in hundreds of ways. Explore more to find an opportunity which suits you.Find out more
Making new friends, working in amazing places and knowing that you’re helping a great cause – three fabulous reasons to get volunteering.Find out more
Volunteering is perfect for gaining new skills, exploring hidden pockets of wilderness and making a change to your community. We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available and your time greatly helps protect our heritage and wildlife for future generations to enjoy.Find out more
Manchester City of Trees
Whether you’re a green guru, an eager novice or just fancy helping out occasionally at some tree planting or orchard creation – we want to hear from you!Find out more
Regular volunteering could help you to get to know your community, help you keep fit and active or help you to gain skills and qualifications. Whether you’re an individual or organisation Groundwork offers a variety of opportunities which ensure both you and your community benefit.Find out more
The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)
We’ve been taking volunteers into the green spaces of Greater Manchester and Merseyside to do practical conservation activities for over 20 years.
Come and get involved with helping improve the Green Spaces of the North West with TCV.
Royal Horticultural Society
Volunteer with the RHS. If you’re passionate about gardening or wanting to support the RHS in its vision to make the UK a greener and more beautiful place, volunteering with us could be perfect for you.Find out more
Sustrans look after the National Cycle Network. They help local people to walk and cycle more. They improve our green spaces for wildlife and inspire young people in schools to get active. Even if you’ve got just an hour to give every so often. Get in touch today. They’d love to hear from you.Find out more
Sow the City
As a not for profit organisation, Sow the City volunteers are really important and can help out in a variety of ways. From constructing or maintaining community gardens to planting fruit and vegetables. There’s always something to do. If this sort of hands-on work interests you, why not add your name to their pool of volunteers.Find out more
Greater Manchester Records Centre
The Centre relies on volunteer recorders with local knowledge to keep information up-to-date by regularly submitting their observations and survey information. The work is important for conservation and improving outcomes for Greater Manchester’s wildlife.Find out more