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Volunteering Opportunities

One of the initial aims of the LfS Scotland Youth Network was to create a list of organisations which Youth Network members could approach for volunteering opportunities.

We have created an initial list below. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any more suggestions for us.

Amnesty International

Biological Recording in Scotland (BISC)

Borders Forest Trust

British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)

Bumblebee Conservation

Butterfly Conservation

Cairngorms National Park


Clyde and Avon Valley

Community Woodland

Earth Calling

Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh Garden Partners

Edinburgh Zoo

Forestry Commission Scotland

Friends of the Earth

Green Team

Greenlink Scotland


Grow Wild

Historic Environment Scotland

John Muir Trust

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Local Parks

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Lochaber Geopark

Marine Conservation Society

National Trust for Scotland


Paths for All


Ranger Service

Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh

Royal Highland Education Trust

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Save the Children

Scottish Badgers

Scottish Environment LINK

Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Waterways Trust

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Shetland Amenity Trust

Soil Association

Sustainable Communities Initiative


The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

The Ecology Centre

Trees for Life

Water of Leith Conservation Trust

Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Woodland Trust

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Zero Waste Scotland