Birmingham Friends of the Earth is fuelled by volunteer power! There are many different ways you can volunteer with Birmingham Friends of the Earth. Check out the volunteer roles below and/or come along to our campaign meetings which take place Monday evenings, 7:15pm till 8:45pm. You are more than welcome to join our meetings, just email and we will send you the details.

If you don’t see a role that’s quite what you’re looking for you then please get in touch –

We are also able to offer unpaid work experience placement for students, please get in touch to find out more – or head over to our student placement web page.

Why volunteer with Birmingham Friends of the Earth?

  • Volunteering with BFoE, gives you the opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people and make a difference in the fight against climate change. 
  • We have a variety of roles, suiting different time commitments and interests. And there are no minimum time commitments so you can volunteer whatever time you have each week/month.

How to become a volunteer
1. Join one of our online campaign meetings or our monthly in person Big Campaigns Meeting.
2. Find the role for you
3. Start your application. Complete the simple interest form and someone will be in touch for a very informal chat.
4. Come along for an in person chat or online via Zoom. This is a chance for us to get to know each other better and a great opportunity for you to find out more about the role and ask questions.
5. Getting started in your role. Throughout your volunteering journey you will be supported by fellow volunteers and the Campaigns Support Worker.

Browse the different volunteering opportunities we have available. If you can’t find what you’re looking for or want more information then please do get in touch. 

Digital Communication Volunteer

Unsure if volunteering is right for you? Read some volunteering journeys written by current and past volunteers or you can get in touch with us either by email ( or call us on 01216326909. We host regular information webinars. These are for anyone who is interested in volunteering with us. Whether you’re new to grassroots campaigning or just want to find out more about our current campaigns you’re more than welcome to join us. Take a look at our events page for the next webinar

Meet some of our present and past volunteers