We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Find your ideal volunteer role here.
2 July 2017
Burnley straight mile
Environment, One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical, Regularly
Join us for a practical session, between 10am and 2.30pm on the first Sunday of the Month in and around Burnley. Activities undertaken include: vegetation works, litter picks and general towpath maintenance. No experience is needed though it’s appreciated if you can let us know that you’re turning up...
Closing Date: 30 June 2017
Home-based, Marketing and promotion
Canal & River Trust and the Pocklington Canal Amenity Society are looking for volunteers to help run an Oral History Project as part of our 2018 bicentenary celebrations.
Bingley Five Rise Locks
Join our fantastic team of education volunteers based at the stunning location of Bingley Five Rise Locks. You will be leading school groups, cub scout and brownie groups on canalside trails to inspire them about the heritage and wildlife of this location. This is a great opportunity for people who like...
Closing Date: 31 August 2017
Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Customer service, Practical
Resurfacing/repair of worn and sunken towpath - Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
Tees Barrage, Stockton on Tees
Customer service, Marketing and promotions
At 20 key locations around the country, we’re establishing visitor ‘welcome’ stations and you could be at the heart of this welcome. This is an opportunity to be the ‘face’ of the Canal & River Trust, playing a key role in the enjoyment of the visitor experience and ensuring visitors leave with a greater...
Anderton Boat Lift, Trent & Mersey Canal, Cheshire
Marketing and promotion, One off or a taster, Practical, Regularly, Working with visitors
We are looking for volunteers to help out at events that take place in or around Anderton Boat Lift, activities range from help setting up and clear down, craft days, fun days, safety rangering.
Ellesmere Port, Shropshire Union Canal, the Wirral
Education volunteers, Marketing and promotions
Join us as an education volunteer
Administration and support, Leadership and management, Marketing and promotion, Project management, Regularly, Working with visitors
Here at the Trust we have people and nature at the heart of everything we do, and we would like to see more people enjoying the waterways in a variety of ways.
Northampton, Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire
Come along and join this active and friendly group who are improving the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal.
Closing Date: 1 April 2018
Woolsthorpe Depot - Grantham Canal
Administration and support, Leadership and management, Marketing and promotion, Practical, Recording and monitoring, Working with visitors
As part of the Heritage Lottery funded Grantham Canal Heritage Initiative we are looking for volunteers who can assist us with the restoration of four derelict locks on the Grantham Canal. The initiative is being run in partnership with the Grantham Canal Society and any interested volunteers will be...