Volunteers & Vacancies

Shepreth Wildlife Park

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Visitor Engagement Volunteer (Week days also available)
  • Gardens and Grounds Volunteer
  • Animal Care Volunteer (Placements fully booked until 2022)

Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity

  • HEDGEHOG HOSPITAL

Email: swcc@sheprethwildlifepark.co.uk for a different application form

Placement type:

RECOMMENDED HOURS: 

10am – 5pm

Minimum age for application: 18 years old

SHORT-TERM PLACEMENT TYPE:

  1. Weekend placement (Saturday or Sunday) for 6 months
  2. Week day placement (Visitor Engagement Volunteer only) for 6 months
  3. Four-week block (5 consecutive days per week) 

Minimum 20-day requirement

LONG-TERM PLACEMENT TYPE:

  1. Six-month block placement (5 consecutive days per week)
  2. One-year placement (5 consecutive days per week)

VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR CONTACT: Dean Ward (Curator)

How to Apply:

  • Please email your completed application form to: office@sheprethwildlifepark.co.uk
  • Alternatively you can post a hard copy to: Volunteer Bookings, Shepreth Wildlife Park, Station Road, Shepreth, Herts, SG8 6PZ

Volunteer information

  • On your first day you will receive our Induction Programme followed by a multiple-choice questionnaire.
  • Duties include:
  • Visitor Engagement Volunteer: stationed around the wildlife park assisting visitors with general enquiries.
  • Gardens and Grounds Volunteer: weeding, watering and raking around the grounds.
  • Animal Care Volunteer: general husbandry of species on an assigned section: EAST or WEST
  • It is recommended you bring waterproof clothing, Wellington boots and steel-toe boots (Please note: trainers / sandals are not allowed when working on the Wildlife Park)
  • An up-to-date tetanus is required for all work on-site.
  • All volunteers and students must be over 18 years old to start their placement.

Job Vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies

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