We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
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20th September 2017 to 31st March 2018
Closing Date: 28th February 2018
West Sockwith Lock,Stockwith Lock Canal Lane, West Stockwith, DN10 4ET
Customer service, Practical
Lock keepers have been a fixture on Britain’s canals for hundreds of years and are one of the oldest traditions of the waterways. As ‘the face of the waterway’, modern-day volunteer lock keepers play an integral part in the visitor experience. Their role is to provide a polite and friendly welcome to...
1st December 2017 to 15th December 2017
Closing Date: 15th December 2017
Lock 21 Chesterfield Canal
Is this the most beautiful Canal to work alongside ? Come along and see for yourselves, We have a fantastic oportunity for you to get involved with repairs on the towpath at Lock 21 on the Chesterfield canal. This involves using a workboat to transport materials upto site and then repairing the worn...
1st December 2017 to 22nd December 2017
Closing Date: 30th November 2017
Old Main Line Canal
This is a great opportunity to support the Trusts Asset Delivery Volunteering team. The stone wall is approx. 200m in length with a section of about 30m in need of some restoration, using traditional skills we will rebuild and repoint the wall to preserve it for years to come.
1st September 2017 to 28th February 2018
Closing Date: 31st March 2018
Gumley Road, Market Harborough LE16 7RA
Customer service, Marketing and promotions, Management and supervision, Practical
This is a great opportunity to support the Trust's Direct Services (Construction) team as they complete essential maintenance work to the Foxton Lock flight this winter.
The Wharf, Braunston, Daventry, NN11 7JQ
This is a great opportunity to support the Trust's Direct Services (Construction) team as they complete essential maintenance work to the Braunston Locks this winter.
1st September 2017 to 31st March 2018
Newark, River Trent, Nottinghamshire
Join our brand new team of education volunteers based in Newark. We lead school, Cub scout and Brownie groups on waterway visits as well as running sessions in the classroom. All of our sessions are designed to inspire young people in science and geography as well as the heritage and wildilfe of the...
1st January 2018 Recurring
We are looking for people with experience of working with children and a love of canals & rivers.
Diglis Basin, Worcester & Droitwich Spa
We are looking to establish a new team of Explorers education volunteers based at Diglis Basin in Worcester.
10th August 2017 to 31st December 2017
Closing Date: 31st December 2017
Locations across the canal & river network
Administration, Customer service, Marketing and promotions, Roles from home
Based at the Canal & River Trust National Volunteering Team, with possible travel to other offices to attend meetings, this volunteering role is to celebrate and promote volunteering opportunities across the Trust both internally and externally with case studies and promotion on social media. This will...
1st August 2017 to 31st March 2018
Closing Date: 1st April 2018
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