Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


Job Description

BirdLife International

Legal Volunteer

BirdLife International is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to work on a voluntary basis with our Legal & Risk Department, based at our headquarters in Cambridge, UK. 

We have a need for a volunteer to assist us with updating our database of signed contracts. Depending upon skills and experience, there may be scope for other work on an ad-hoc basis.

What we are looking for:

  • Essential:
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
    • Excellent command of the English language
  • Desirable but not essential:
    • Familiarity with contract documentation


The successful candidate will report to the Legal & Risk Manager. The position will be based in our head office at the David Attenborough Building in Cambridge, UK.

What we offer:

This volunteer role is a great chance to work in a leading international conservation charity, as well as to develop some valuable legal skills.


The duration and working hours for this voluntary position are flexible and open to discussion. (It is anticipated that the project would take approximately 4 weeks.) 


To apply, please send a cover letter, responding to the selection criteria (including stating where you saw the advert), along with a copy of your CV/resume, by 31 May 2019.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held during the week beginning 10 June 2019.

For any questions, please contact Georgie Godby, Legal & Risk Manager