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Pin Badge Volunteer


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What we're looking for

Around the UK and across the world, nature is in steady, desperate decline. Wildlife and wild places are disappearing at an alarming rate. 10% of all UK species are now under threat. We're determined to stop this happening, but we urgently need your help.

Our community fundraising volunteers are the local face of the RSPB. Last year, in the South East and London, the team raised an incredible £185,305 in donations from our pin badge and collection boxes, and over £1 million nationally. Could you help us raise even more?

What do we ask of you?
When you join our team of over 1,500 volunteers, who are crucial to the running of our pin badge scheme, we will support you to place 1 to 5 boxes in your chosen area. To ensure we follow charity fundraising regulations, the donations from your boxes will need banking every 4-6 weeks, and the pin badges will need topping up. You will then report the income on our user friendly online system and place an order for any additional stock you may need. This can all be done in a time to suit your other commitments. Simple!

Your time

Minimum: Visiting the outlet every 4 weeks

Duration: Ongoing

Period: All year round

What's in it for you?

•Be part of something big – a vast movement working together to help save nature.
•The role is flexible, working around you – just a few hours per month, to suit your lifestyle.
•An opportunity to develop your fundraising skills and boost your CV.
•Make additional community links and meet new people in your local area.


No knowledge of birds or wildlife is required – just a passion and enthusiasm to help us give nature a home. Appropriate training and friendly support will be provided, and your expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. We ask for a suggested donation of £1 per badge and, on average, each box raises £150 per year for the RSPB. Our current range has over 100 high quality and attractive badge designs, depicting UK wildlife. We love nature — we're passionate about wildlife and wild places. We believe the environment should be at the top of the agenda whether the subject is building houses, setting up wind farms, fishing our seas, transporting goods or educating our children. We never give up; we get things done; making changes for the better, for wildlife and for people.

Sophie Feboul

Further location details may be provided below.

Available all over London. This is a home based role - box placed in convenient locations for the volunteer.


One week



Basic IT skills - internet & email,Organising & Planning

Please contact us if the following sounds like you: •a personable and confident approach •good local knowledge and contacts •motivation and the initiative to work on your own. •Flexible, organised and enthusiastic You will need to be able to visit your sites every four weeks in order to collect and pay in all donations raised, as well as replenishing your boxes.

This role is a good way to make local contacts, do something rewarding for our struggling wildlife and find out more about Europe's leading conservation charity.

18 and over


 We welcome and/or have the resources to support:

We welcome any volunteers who are able to fulfill the specifications of the role.

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