Volunteer Island and Fish Pass Guides: River Severn


Activities: Environment, Outdoors, Heritage, Working with visitors

Starts: 1 March 2021 to 31 March 2022

River Severn, Gloucestershire

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What's involved?

This is an opportunity to be the ‘face’ of the Canal & River Trust and the Unlocking the Severn project, playing a key role in the enjoyment of the visitor experience and ensuring visitors leave with a greater understanding and affinity to the River Severn.
You will provide an exceptional Visitor experience including guiding pre-booked groups around Diglis Island, the riverside at Diglis and the new Fish Pass. You will help develop and deliver pilots in year one and expand the offer in future years. The role may involve opening and securing buildings.
You will also support schools visits to the Fish Pass

What's in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to work in unique locations such as historic workshop, lock island and innovative engineering. You will meet new people, engage with variety of visitors from the local area and further afield, gain confidence through leading tours and share knowledge about local area.

What skills are we looking for?

This role would suit someone who has the ability and willingness to proactively engage with visitors to welcome them to our waterways – to offer a warm, friendly welcome and an inviting manner. You will have excellent communication skills and enjoy enthusing others to engage with the river and improve their wellbeing. You will be given training relevant to the role.

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