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

Maintenance volunteer - WBD


Reference: OPP0003379

Activities: Practical

Starts: 1st August 2015

Various, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Worcestershire

This role will support the bank staff team in the delivery of maintenance jobs, including PPMS (planned preventative maintenance) on the Worcester, Birmingham and Droitwich canal ring. Working with two of the CRT team you will be based at the Tardebigge offices although the team may instruct other meeting points dependant on the tasks that need to be undertaken.


You can gain firsthand experience of working on listed structures and discover the many different tasks that are undertaken to ensure that our canals maintain a service to our many canal users. There will be an opportunity to gain relevant training and instruction will be given in the variety of tasks undertaken.

Skills required

This role would suit someone who is mechanically minded, interested in DIY and with an ability to apply practical skills in an outdoor setting. You will also enjoy talking to people and sharing local knowledge.

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