Do you want to put your time and effort into making The Living Coast thrive? There are many ways to get involved, from one-off volunteer days to long-term positions and paid work.
Upcoming volunteering events
Do you have a volunteering opportunity you’d like us to shout about on this page?
Long-term volunteering positions & jobs
Freelance Project Manager - TLC Undersea Experience
The Living Coast Undersea Experience is an interactive, virtual reality 360 experience, enabling users to explore the underwater environment. A part-time freelance project manager is required to deliver and manage a 12 month tour across the biosphere.
closes 8th August
Hoverfly lagoons citizen science project
Create a garden-friendly habitat for hoverflies in this citizen science project aiming to increase the number and diversity of wildflower pollinators.
Albion Community Garden spring volunteer sessions
Urban space on Albion Street, Brighton. Help out with general gardening jobs, every Thursday and Sunday.
Earwi'GO! Buzz Club’s Earwig Hotel project
Test out different fillings for ‘earwig hotels’ – daytime shelters for earwigs in gardens. This citizen science project runs from June – October and can be joined at any time.
Volunteer with BHESCo Energy Saving Team
Can you spare 20 hours of your time to support BHESCo to update their client records with data gathered from BHESCo’s Energy Saving Team following recent energy assessments?
Volunteering opportunities with Railway Land Wildlife Trust
There are opportunities to help out with wildlife surveys, guided walks, and some practical habitat management days. Railway Land is also looking for Dog Ambassador volunteers, engaging with people about positive dog behaviour on chalk grassland.
Social Value Asset Manager at Brighton & Hove City Council
Oversee and progress work to embed social value in property asset management, regeneration and property investment decisions to obtain the greatest sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits for local citizens and community organisations.
Volunteers needed to help with food shopping
Help local people who are struggling to access food either with online or telephone deliveries or simply helping someone feel confident returning to the shops.
Help out at a local community food project
A great way to support the community, meet new people and gain a variety of skills. Community groups urgently need more volunteers to help pack, deliver or cook food. See this list of local groups to get volunteering.
Volunteer with Wildflower Lewes
You can volunteer to help manage and monitor wildflowers across Lewes and at their new tree and wildflower nursery in South Malling. Help Wildflower Lewes bring more wildflowers, bees and butterflies, birds and amphibians into Lewes town & across the District.
Volunteer with the Friends of South Downs
Friends of South Downs has plenty of opportunities including fundraising, area access, planning, recruitment and more. Open to people of all ages, abilities, skills and fitness levels. Help protect the landscape and heritage of the South Downs.
Volunteering resources from our partners
Community Works (Brighton & Hove)
The umbrella body through which you can find local volunteer places.
City Parks (Brighton & Hove City Council)
Email to learn more about opportunities on green spaces around the city (Fridays and every other weekend).
Brighton & Hove Green Spaces Forum
A local forum to find and connect with your local greenspace group.
Brighton & Hove City Council
Become a Volunteer Path Wardens and Adopt-a-Path to keep an eye on Brighton & Hove’s public rights of way.
A network of green and open spaces groups in Telscombe, Peacehaven, Newhaven, and Seaford.