If you are looking for experience in conservation or fundraising, you may be interested to know that we occasionally offer volunteer placements in our London office.

Volunteer in the charity and conservation sector

For general office volunteering please click here for an example of a previous office volunteer vacancy . Opportunities are dependent on work load and desk space available in the office. Please contact katherine@savetherhino.org if you have any particular skills or ideas that you would like to share through volunteering.

If you are interested in volunteering at one of Save the Rhino's events then please e-mail events@savetherhino.org. Tasks include helping to set up the event, selling raffle tickets, selling merchandise, clearing up after the event etc.



You could also check out StopDodo-Environment Jobs for loads more conservation volunteering and work opportunities. A fantastic resource for finding volunteering jobs worldwide.


Work or volunteer abroad

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya
There are currently exciting opportunities at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. On their conservation programme, you will have the opportunity to help to create an effective monitoring programme for Northern White rhino, as well as to work on various ecological monitoring projects. This is a great programme to gain experience in the field, and we thoroughly recommend it. For further details, please click here

Dambari Wildlife Trust
There are also volunteering opportunities at the Dambari Wildlife Trust, near Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, where your work could include looking after DWT's small antelope collection, positioning camera traps in nearby Matopos National Park, or working on education materials for local schoolchildren. For further details, please click here.

Advice on green careers

Learn How To Become has published online advice on "green careers", which is particularly relevant for those based in the USA, but which has wider application. See this link http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/green-careers/


Keeper for a Day at Chester Zoo

Black rhino at Chester ZooHave you ever wondered what it would be like to get up close to a rhino?

Well now is your chance. At Chester Zoo we offer a one-to-one, unique Zoo Keeper Experience day, giving you the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and work alongside our experienced and dedicated rhino staff.

You will be helping the keepers with their duties, this will include the daily care, cleaning, feeding and anything else that may come along during the day.

This special day will start at 8am and end at 5pm. Tea breaks and lunch are all included, plus you’ll get a signed certificate in a presentation pack and a gift to remember your day.

To be a Rhino Keeper for the Day, you need to be 18 or above and reasonably fit.

Two greater one-horned rhinos at Chester ZooFor health reasons, we can’t accept you as a Keeper for Day if you are pregnant or suffering from an immune suppressant illness.

Vouchers for Rhino Keeper days cost £250.

To make a booking, please contact a member of the team on 01244 650261.

For more information on our Keeper for a Day packages, visit www.chesterzoo.org/kfad


Photo credit: Chester Zoo