Lead Volunteer Lock Keeper: Llangynidr Locks


Reference: OPP0006115

Activities: Leadership and management

Starts: 1 October 2020

Llangynidr,Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Powys , NP8 1LS

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We are ensuring all activities are Covid secure. If you sign up the regional team will contact you as soon as they're able to recruit you.

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to co-ordinate and lead our ever-growing group of volunteers in the Trust. In particular, we need help with organising our volunteer lock keepers on the Mon & Brec canal. In return for a regular commitment of your time, we provide the opportunity to gain experience and put your skills into practice, to ensure the smooth day to day running of volunteer activities, and give our volunteers the best experience possible.
This is a responsible role with a lot to offer the right person, so if it sounds just what you've been looking for, we'd love to talk to you about it!


A strong set of skills & experience, ideal for those looking to gain practical work experience and increase their employability. Dedicated training and networking is an essential part of the role, and you'll be supported by existing Lead volunteers and staff as you develop your skills. With a wide range of projects across your area, it's a great way to explore your local waterways and meet lots of new people from a wide range of backgrounds.

Skills required

Strong people skills, including patience, listening and the ability to respond to volunteers' needs
Good organisational skills
Enthusiasm for the waterways and the Trust's valiues
Good understanding of health & safety principles
Experience of your areas of work desirable
Experience of volunteering, especially working in a team desirable
Comfortable with IT

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