How far will your volunteering reach?

Where do you want your volunteering to have an impact?  At home? In your area? Nationally? Overseas?  Here are a few ideas...

UK Politics

Thursday 8th June 2017 was the UK General Election.  So what do animal charities have to say?

Sign the petition started on asking for Gove to be removed as Minister for the Environment - will tell you why.

List of Animal Charities
Koalas need your help

Koalas are being left homeless, thanks to excessive tree clearing. 

Click here to find out how you can help

SUCCESS: Elephant Corridor Appeal

Give elephants a wildlife corridor in India

The World Land Trust has reached its target to help Indian elephants.  Find out more here

Organic Beauty Gifts

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Help Butterfly Conservation with organic beauty gifts from Green People. Find out more here

Wildlife News

Please help animals in disasters.  World Animal Protection (previously the WSPA) help animals around the world in times of disaster e.g. flooding, earthquakes etc.  Click here for more info

Planning for disasters for your pets, livestock & zoos.  More...

Big Cats - help conserve lions, tigers, snow leopards, jaguars, cheetahs...


If you want to get active for Big Cats, there's information on Big Cats charities & conservation groups.  And if you want a holiday with a difference to make a difference, ethical travel directory Responsible Travel list volunteer and conservation holidays to help big cats.

Why are big cats endangered?

Big cats are under threat from a loss of habitat as people take over more of their home land, conflict between people and wildlife as they both want the same resources - land and water.  Big cats are also under threat because of poaching and illegal wildlife trade.  Like so many other endangered speices, these examples show human activities have badly impacted on their numbers. 

How to Help Big Cats

All is not lost - there are many ways to help, and finding out what big cat conservation groups are doing and seeing how you can help is a good way to get started in making a difference to these majestic and beautiful big cats.

General big cats




Snow Leopards


Amur Leopard

ALTA Amur Leopard Conservation

Zoological Society of London

Scottish wildcats

Scottish Wildcat Association





Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia 
Carnivore conservation & research in Namibia

Jaguar conservation volunteering in Costa Rica
Jaguar conservation volunteering in Costa Rica

Tiger conservation project in Sumatra
Tiger conservation project in Sumatra

Snow leopard conservation holiday in Kyrgyzstan
Snow leopard conservation holiday in Kyrgyzstan

Volunteer at a lion sanctuary in South Africa
Volunteer at a lion sanctuary in South Africa

Research volunteering with leopards in South Africa
Research volunteering with leopards in South Africa


Give wildlife a pond

Wildlife need water as well.  Give the wildlife in your garden a pond - it doesn't have to be a big one!  More info

Dogs DIE in hot cars

Would you know what to do if you saw a dog in a car on a hot day? Find out more here

Give the gift of water

Give working animals the gift of water - here's how you can do it. 

Cat Care in Hot Weather

Cats Protection have advice for cat owners and carers in hot weather.  Click here to pounce on it!

Art World Conservation

Art World Conservation are having an amazing charity event in August to raise awareness about wildlife, conservation and climate change. More Info

Ways to help
Avoid plastic

Plastic and litter can really damage wildlife and the world around us.  Find out more here

Insure your pet & help animals

Animal Friends have policies for pets & horses. A good whack of any profits they make goes to help registered animal charities around the world. Like them on Facebook, & they will give £1 for every "Like" they get to animal charities. Get a quote from Animal Friends.