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We have vacancies across all of our waterways and in the offices, museums and attractions that support them. We're one of the UK's biggest charities and we take pride in everything we do
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Planning & design
All you need to know about planning and design on our canals and rivers
Find a winter mooring
Find a cosy section of canal to hunker down in this winter
10 reasons to take up canoeing
It's a great way to get fit and explore our waterways at the same time
Share the Space
Take a look at our common sense guide to sharing the towpath
Find a place to fish
From reservoirs to club-managed canals and river stretches - find your nearest place to fish
Get your free guide
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Download your free guides
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Find a walk near you
Are you ready to ramble? Find a waterside stroll or a satisfying hike along our beautiful canals and rivers
Take a look at our upcoming events here.
Find your favourite waterway
With over 95 canals, rivers, reservoirs, docks and navigations, find out more about your favourite waterway
Something for everyone
Help us make a difference and have fun along the way. Find your perfect volunteer role today
Join our team
Could you join your local Towpath Taskforce team and help us to keep our canals looking lovely?
Desmond Family Canoe Trail
If you're aged 16-25 and would like to get involved with this exciting project, please get in touch
Could you be a volunteer lock keeper?
Find out what's involved with this popular volunteering opportunity
We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Can you help us deliver our vision for the South East Waterways? We are looking for a new member to join the South East Waterways Partnership.
The partnership has developed a 10-year vision and a three year action plan for the waterways in the South East which focuses on linking communities and creating opportunities as part of the Trust-wide vision of Living waterways, transform places and enrich lives.
The Partnership is now delivering its action plan and to help us in this task we are looking for a new member to champion green issues. We are particularly interested in candidates who live and/or work in the Oxford Canal corridor.
The South East Waterways Partnership covers the waterways shown in Area 9 on the waterway map.
The role is voluntary with agreed expenses reimbursed, and will involve approximately two/three days a month. Appointments are for three years.
How to apply
If you would like to apply to be a member, please complete our simple application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a short CV.
Arrangements for interviews will be agreed with shortlisted candidates.
If you wish to discuss this further, please contact Vicky Martin, waterway manager, on 07768 646036.
Canal & River Trust encourages diversity reflecting the communities around the waterways.
Please pass on this information to any others who may be interested in this role.
Last date edited: 1 December 2016