Maintenance Volunteer Gloucester & Sharpness canal


Reference: OPP0003561

Activities: Outdoors, Practical, Regularly

Starts: 1 September 2019

Gloucester & Sharpness canal, Gloucestershire, GL1 2EB

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This role will support the bank staff team in the delivery of maintenance jobs, including PPMs (planned preventative maintenance) on the Gloucester & Sharpness canal. Working with two of the Canal & River Trust team you will be based at the Gloucester office or Sharpness Port 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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