Jess is an Ambassador for The Jane Goodall Institute and was awarded the 'Global Youth Leadership Award in 2010 for her work with Roots & Shoots conservation program.
Jess has worked as an expedition leader for Childreach International, leading treks in Asia and Africa.
Jess has twice run the Great Gorilla Run to raise funds for endangered Mountain Gorillas.
Jess has worked as a teacher for Spanish education charity, Fundación Belén Educa in Chile.
Jess was awarded the "1 UCL excellence award” for her outstanding contribution to the wider community and voluntary services whilst studying at UCL.
Jess has volunteered at TOLFA (Tree of Life for Animals) veterinary centre in Pushkar, India.
Jess is an Ambassador for the Sumatran Orangutan Society.