Volunteer with us

The LIFE Apollo2020 team believes that the conservation of a species like Parnassius apollo and its habitats is a joint effort. That’s why we would like to invite YOU to join as well! There are many options to support the Apollo butterfly (and at the same time many other species as well) – one is volunteering. Read on to find out about the possibilities:

for a weekend or week


… for an entire year

European Wilderness Society – the project partner representing Austria – is looking for a dedicated person to join their team supporting the LIFE Apollo2020 project.


Tamsweg, the heart of the beautiful UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburger Lungau in the Austrian Alps


12 months, starting as soon as possible

Apply now, if you

  • have a good knowledge of English and German
  • have prior knowledge or a strong interest in insects; especially butterflies
  • are interested in organizing activities like debushing with schools or other volunteer groups
  • are not afraid of actively contributing to those activities
  • would like to contribute to the goals of the LIFE program
  • are fascinated by Wilderness and enjoy spending time in the outdoors
  • are up for a challenge

The tasks you will be working on include

  • assisting the project team in the management and implementation of LIFE Apollo2020
  • creating content for the LIFE Apollo2020 website and social media channels
  • assisting in the organisation and communication of offline events like debushing activities  as well as online webinars and trainings
  • assisting hat project team in content creation and managing its various communication channels
  • joining the team on field trips and educational tours

Our multi-cultural and experienced team consists of passionate people from various fields: Wilderness and wildlife specialists, nature conservationists, researchers and scientists, tourism experts, marketing and business professionals, legal advisors, and Wilderness advocates.

Would you like to get to know the European Wilderness Society a bit better before applying or are you already convinced?

This is your chance to volunteer with an enthusiastic team to support the recreation of Parnassius apollo and start a Wild adventure!

European Wilderness Society
Project partner Austria

#followapollo and the efforts of our team! Combined skills in breeding, conservation of habitats, research, environmental education, and project management constitute a great combination for the success of our LIFE project

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