We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Find your ideal volunteer role here.
23rd April 2018 to 30th September 2018
Closing Date: 30th September 2018
Multiple locations along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal between Liverpool and Wigan, Lancashire
Education, Practical, Working with visitors
Join us as an Outreach Volunteer
23rd May 2017
A volunteer group working along the entire length of the Caldon Canal. We will be doing tasks such as painting the lock and infrastructure, cutting back overgrown vegetation, dry stone walling, litter picking, path resurfacing and fencing among other jobs. This is a great opportunity to get outdoors,...
1st May 2017 to 1st May 2020
Join our new team of education volunteers working on the fascinating Pocklington Canal as it undergoes a HLF funded project. You will be working in partnership with education volunteers at nearby Naburn lock to lead school, Cub Scout and Brownie groups on canalside trails as well as running sessions...
16th November 2017
Closing Date: 31st October 2018
Devizes Caen Hill
Recently we've planted wildflowers; cleared overgrowth on the Diamond Jubilee Woodland carried out painting and updated the signs.
9th November 2017
Closing Date: 16th November 2018
Newbury Town Lock
Recently we have repainted Newbury Lock, cut back overhanging vegetation, carried out litter removal and repairs to the towpath on the Kennet & Avon Canal.
15th December 2016 to 19th January 2018
Closing Date: 19th January 2018
Grand Union Canal
Would you enjoy learning new skills, meeting new people, keeping fit and generally messing about on and by the canal?
21st November 2016 to 31st December 2020
Closing Date: 2nd July 2017
Carpenters Road Lock, Old River Lee, London
Join us as an Explorers Education Volunteer East London – Tower Hamlets, Hackney & Newham
1st August 2016 to 1st April 2020
Join our team of education volunteers working on the fascinating Grantham Canal as it undergoes a restoration project. You will be working in partnership with the Grantham Canal Society to lead school, Cub scout and Brownie groups on canalside trails as well as running sessions in the classroom. All...
1st August 2016
Recording and monitoring
We are looking for volunteers who can visit visitor mooring sites between Tewitfield and Bilsborrow to carry out boat checks. The main sites that we are looking at are Tewitfield, Carnforth, Hest Bank, Lancaster, Galgate and Bilsborrow. Bycycles can be provided if needed and would be stored for use...
1st March 2016 to 31st March 2018
Anderton Boat Lift
Administration and support, Office-based, Working with visitors
This opportunity is based withing a small but busy team located in the Booking Office at Andeton Visitor Centre. The team deal with a varied routine on a day to day basis ranging from basic administration duties such as customer correspondence & data entry to providing a welcoming service to our large...