Youth projects and volunteering

Choose from these opportunities for young people aged 10 years upwards

Young wardens/Junior rangers - Fun practical conservation activities in the holidays for young people aged 10-15 years. See our events calendar

Teen courses - Natural history and conservation skills courses for teenagers. Search our events on our calendar

Wildlife Watch Groups - These groups are aimed at children aged from 6-12 years old. They meet throughout Suffolk once a month and are a great way to explore your local wild spaces. You can also volunteer to help run groups as a junior leader if you are over 12 years old. - More details here.

Volunteering for 16-18 year olds - if you are aged 16 or over you can take a look at our volunteering opportunities where you will find all sorts of volunteering opportunities from practical conservation workparties to education volunteering at centres.

Activity Days - run at centres for 6-10 year olds. Activities often include woodland skills, fire lighting, shelter building and some practical conservation. More details can be found on the events calendar.

Work experience If you are interested in doing your work experience with Suffolk Wildlife Trusts Education Team contact your nearest Education Centre for more details. Please be aware the places fill quickly so applying well in advance is strongly recommended.

Duke of Edinburgh- If you are doing your Duke of Edinburgh's Award and looking for volunteering opportunities we may be able to help. Opportunities include practical conservation with the midweek team (16+) or Young Wardens, Education Centre volunteering, helping to run Wildlife Watch Groups and seasonal summer help with event preperation. For more information contact the education team.

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