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Maintenance Volunteer, Monmouthshire & Brecon canal, S Wales


Reference: OPP0003560

Activities: Outdoors, Practical, Regularly

Starts: Anytime

Govilon, Mon & Brec canal, Monmouthshire

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This role will support the bank staff team in the delivery of different maintenance jobs, on the Monmouthshire & Brecon canal from Brecon to Pontymoile. Working with two Canal & river Trust staff from the local team you will be based at the Govilon office although the team may instruct other meeting points dependent on the tasks that need to be undertaken.


You will gain firsthand experience of working on listed structures and discover the many different tasks that are undertaken to ensure that our canals remain in good working order for our many canal usergroups and help to make life better by water. 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, sharing local knowledge and being an ambassador for the Trust.

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