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

Do you want to get your hands a little bit dirty?


Reference: OPP0005391

Activities: Customer service, Marketing and promotions, Management and supervision, Practical

Starts: 1 August 2017 to 31 March 2018

Closing Date: 1 April 2018

The Wharf, Braunston, Daventry, NN11 7JQ

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Could you spare some time to give some assistance and support to our Direct Services (Construction) team as they carry out a variety of interesting maintenance tasks

Their is a variety of work that we undertake each year and we are looking for volunteers to to assist us as we undertake these repairs.

Working directly alongside our teams you will learn how the canal system works and what we need to do to keep maintained.

Opportunities are available for a number of volunteers each day

Knowledge and experience of construction works desireable, but not essential as their will be a variety of tasks to undertake


- Opportunity to work directly with the Direct Services team and see maintenance works up close
- Working with a friendly team.
- Personal Protective Equipment provided.
- Shelter and refreshments provided (although you will have to provide your own lunch).
- You will be given a site induction and any relevant training required for the role.

Skills required

- Sound Health & Safety knowledge/understanding (complete Trust health and safety videos - these can be sent to you if required).
- Good level of customer service/communication skills.

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