Volunteer

We couldn’t achieve what we do without the amazing support of volunteers who give up their time to help us as we continue the fight against wildlife crime.

Take a look below at the different opportunities and how to join the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) conservation family. Also visit our Jobs section for paid opportunities.

Office Support

We welcome support from those who would like to join us in the office (based in Shalford, near Guildford), to help with some of the day-to-day admin that is vital to keep us running. Activities include; data entry, fundraising, research, and animal adoption fulfilment.

Key Skills of interest include Web development, Admin, Fundraising, Event Planning, Research, Digital Marketing.

Event Volunteering

As a small fundraising team, we are always looking for keen volunteers to help at our events including the Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition, Wildlife Ball, our Christmas Concert , Challenge events such as the London Marathon and local community events.

How to Apply

Please email us at dswf@davidshepherd.org with your CV, how you would like to help and your availability.

Internship Opportunities

An internship is a great way of gaining fantastic experience as an integral part of a busy conservation NGO, whilst providing invaluable support to our core team and work.

If you would like to be considered for an intern opportunity, please email us at dswf@davidshepherd.org with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for DSWF, the type of internship you are interested in (i.e. fundraising, policy/programmes or general) and the hours or days you are available