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Volunteering in Peterborough

As a charitable trust, our success is deeply intertwined with the essential role of volunteering. We heavily depend on volunteers to maintain the site and ensure the animals look their best throughout the year, thereby contributing to an unforgettable experience for our visitors.

We are currently reviewing where support is most needed and we will be recruiting for a number of specific volunteer positions shortly. Please email volunteer@sacrewell.org.uk to register your interest.

Volunteering Open Event

Are you looking for a new challenge in 2024? Do you want to meet new people? Get outdoors more? Be active and help a local charitable trust? Then why not volunteer at Sacrewell…

We are looking for volunteers across a range of departments. We need volunteers who can commit time regularly and frequently.

Group Volunteering

Sacrewell is proud to work with a number of special needs schools and organisations as a community outreach centre.

We also welcome corporate volunteer groups and youth groups, who have assisted in conservation tasks such as planting trees, building fences and creating a new willow coppice. If you lead a group who would like to donate their time, get in touch with “Group Volunteering” in the subject line.

Corporate Volunteers and Team Building

Would you like to spend a day with your colleagues out of the office, getting your hands dirty? Corporate team-building days at Sacrewell are a hands-on and active experience.

Projects can vary from clearing woodland, improving wildlife areas, preparing a nature space for schools or digging out a mill stream! These tasks provide a great opportunity for work colleagues to come together as a team and create a practical project in beautiful surroundings while making a positive impact on a charity and community hub.

Work Experience

We accept work experience students in key stage 4 and above for generalised placements of up to two weeks during the summer term. The experience gives a taste of a wide range of roles within our organisation, which may include a mixture of customer service, estate maintenance, marketing, events, education support, and some work with the animals (although this is not guaranteed). Spaces are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please send an email to us: office@sacrewell.org.uk with “Work Experience” in the subject line along with a copy of your CV and the dates you are looking for.

Please note, we are unable to accommodate longer term individual work experience placements in animal husbandry for the foreseeable time. This page will be updated if this changes, so please check back to learn of any future opportunities.