Do good work for the great outdoors, make new friends and help us care for wild places. As well as our popular conservation work parties, there are many ways you can volunteer with the John Muir Trust*.
*NB: Our conservation work parties and scheduled events are currently SUSPENDED to restrict the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).
Why volunteer with us?
- Learn more about the John Muir Trust and our conservation work
- Experience some of the best wild places out there
- Meet new people, make new friends, make interesting chat
- Help make a difference to the Trust and the wild places you love
But don't take our word for it... Read what our volunteers say in their Field Notes
Conservation work parties
Over the years, our members and supporters have helped the magical wild places we look after flourish. Our conservation work parties are for members but open to non members keen to learn more about the Trust.
Ways to share your skills, time and passion
Wild Space visitor centre
We have opportunities to help our Wild Space team run our visitor centre in Pitlochry. This is a sociable, people-facing experience in a relaxed retail environment.
Office and event support
Our volunteers distribute leaflets, run event stalls, administer fundraising appeals and assist in other office duties. If you’d like to help us, please get in touch.
The Trust campaigns on complex issues that often need legal and other types of professional expertise. If you’re able to offer expert help, we’d love to hear from you.
Monitoring and recording
We occasionally have volunteer opportunities for habitat monitoring and recording. If you live near any of our properties or have skills you feel would be useful then get in touch using the form below.