Another way in which you can help Meltham Wildlife Rescue is by fundraising for us. This could be done in numerous ways such as holding a cake sale or a sponsored walk. Past examples include a sponsored car wash, online campaign and a sponsored Yorkshire 3 peaks walk. All donations can be handed in to the rescue or submitted online via our donation page

frequently asked questions

Volunteers have to be 14+. There are no exceptions. There is no upper age limit

We have morning (10:00-1:00pm) positions and evening positions (4:30-6:30pm*) *This varies with daylight hours 

All volunteers must be pigeon friendly

Volunteers must be self motivated 

Please note the majority of work is cage cleaning and helping with general chores. Youth volunteers must appreciate this is not a position where feeding baby animals is undertaken by volunteers on a regular basis

We accept Duke of Edinburgh Volunteers and times can change be flexible for you to gain your award. If you are DofE please contact us 

We accept volunteers who are also part of other award schemes run by college and education establishments

​Meltham Wildlife Rescue could not run without the help of its volunteers. We have a trusty team of volunteers who keep the wheels oiled for us. Without their help Meltham Wildlife Rescue, would not be able to take in the amount of casualties that we do and we as a family are only too grateful and aware of this. 

Help is always needed. Volunteers are required! If you are interested in volunteering or work experience there are many opportunities available to suit you. Please contact us for more 

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