We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Find your ideal volunteer role here.
31 October 2017 to 1 October 2018
Closing Date: 31 March 2018
Milton Keynes, Grand Union Canal, Buckinghamshire
Home-based, Marketing and promotions
This role is to work within our new IT training team, developing resources for our people to make best use of our IT systems. The main aim is to design and prepare educational aids and materials for the IT Training department bringing learning to life to engage and upskill our people, using specialist...
18 October 2017 to 1 April 2018
Stourport Wharf, Sevenside, Stourport Basins
We are looking for people with experience of working with children and a love of canals & rivers.
1 March 2018
Saul, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Gloucestershire
Outdoors, Regularly, Working with visitors
At key locations around the country, we’re establishing visitor ‘welcome’ stations and you could be at the heart of this welcome.
1 March 2018 to 31 October 2018
Worcester,Worcester, Worcester Birmingham canal, Worcestershire
We’re establishing visitor ‘welcome’ stations at key locations around the country, and you could be at the heart of this welcome.
16 October 2017 to 31 December 2020
Closing Date: 31 December 2018
Crofton, Kennet & Avon Canal, Wiltshire
We are looking for volunteers to help develop and establish a new school and family learning programme at Crofton Pumping Station near Marlborough. This fantastic site is home to the 200 year old beam engine alongside the Kennet & Avon Canal and is a perfect setting for school groups to learn about our...
27 September 2017 to 1 April 2018
Closing Date: 1 April 2018
Hickling, Grantham Canal, Nottinghamshire (Vale of Belvoir)
One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical, Regularly
Lengthsman's huts are a historic feature of our canals – they are buildings that tell a tale of the past when the canal lengthsman would shelter from the elements, store his tools and enjoy a cup of tea in front of the open grate, before inspecting his stretch of canal again. We are fortunate enough...
21 September 2017 to 31 March 2018
Closing Date: 28 February 2018
West Stockwith Lock
Working with visitors
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...
20 September 2017 to 31 March 2018
Cromwell Lock, Cromwell, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG23 6HX
Tidal section of the River Trent, Lincolnshire
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...
19 September 2017 to 31 March 2018
Boston Lock, Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 9JU