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Environmental Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to help improve the environment locally in Sutton. If you want to help (no matter what you can do or how little time you have), you can do this by getting in touch with one of the organisations below.

Sutton Council 

Charities and Voluntary organisations

  • The South East Rivers Trust is restoring the River Wandle. Take part in one of their many volunteer days held throughout the year. 

  •  Volunteer with Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers who work to protect and enhance the borough’s biodiversity and wildlife.

  • Volunteering opportunities are available at the Carshalton based charity EcoLocal throughout the year which cover a wide range of activities and interests such as helping steward events, gardening, or office admin support. 

  • Sutton Community Farm in Wallington, have a number of volunteer opportunities such as Crop Production, Veg Box Packing, helping at events, site maintenance and biodiversity

  • Register with the Volunteer Centre Sutton and check their website for volunteer opportunities. 

  • The National Trust often need volunteers in different environmental roles. Their website has a volunteering search tool to find local opportunities. Properties near to Sutton include Morden Hall Park, Polesden Lacey and Ham House.  

  • Surrey Wildlife Trust manages Wilderness Island. See their /website for volunteering opportunities in and near to Sutton.     

If you know of any other organisations offering environmental volunteering in the borough, please let us know by emailing

Alternatively, if you are interested in an environmental work experience placement with the council, please get in touch by emailing