We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Welcome to Manchester, Pennine & Potteries Volunteering

Find out more about our volunteers and the important role they play in the Manchester, Pennine & Potteries region.

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We provide our volunteers with ongoing support, encouragement and the practical help they truly deserve.

Volunteering groups are continually out and about around the waterways, undertaking a wide range of projects.  

Meet our volunteering team

Andy Whitehouse -  Interim Volunteer Development Co-ordinator

John Keaveny - Volunteer Team Leader – Trent & Mersey Canal South and Caldon Canals

Ashleigh Carden - Volunteer Team Leader – Trent & Mersey Canal North and Macclesfield Canal

Phil Smith - Volunteer Team Leader – Peak Forest Canal and Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Jodie Weathers - Volunteer Team Leader – Rochdale Canal, Ashton Canal and Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal

Our volunteering newsletters

We produce a newsletter with details of volunteering events and opportunities coming up. You can find the most recent editions available below:

Issue - December 2017

Issue - June 2017

Issue - March 2017

Issue - January 2017

If you'd like to be added to our volunteering mailing list, please Contact us

Details of forthcoming volunteering events can be found in the list below or by searching for an opportunity near to you.

Take a look at our volunteering opportunities

Last date edited: 4 January 2018