YNE Standedge Tunnel - Boat Master & Guide


Activities: Boating

Starts: 1 December 2019

Standedge, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Yorkshire

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What's involved?

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, this is on hold at the moment. If you sign up, we’ll endeavour to update you as soon as we can.
We operate short boat trips through the tunnel between April to October. They run from 11am to 4pm during weekends and school holidays, slightly less at other times, according to demand. We are looking for people who can:
• Undertake pilot duties when required.
• Have an interest in the history of the tunnel and provide historic information to passengers on the trips through the tunnel.
• Ensuring the safety of passengers and an awareness of safety responsibilities.
• Enjoy interacting with customers.

This opportunity involves working in a confined space. We would love to hear from people that have a boatmaster qualification

What's in it for you?

Becoming part of a friendly and dedicated team, volunteering in a beautiful environment, meeting people and making new friends, improving communication skills and enjoying new experiences

What skills are we looking for?

Full training will be given to volunteers, experience of boating and having a boatmaster qualification would be useful.

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