We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Find your ideal volunteer role here.
15th April 2017 to 16th September 2017
Selby, Selby Canal, Yorkshire
Join us on the third Saturday of every month, 10am to 1pm, for an enjoyable day’s work on the beautiful Selby Canal. We’ll be tackling a variety of tasks, including painting, litter picking, cutting back vegetation and planting. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly...
Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Outdoors, Regularly, Working with visitors
This role will focus on being an ambassador for CRT within the Gloucester Docks and engaging with members of the public. An extension of our Front of House a Welcome Station Greeter and Volunteer Ranger in one.
Delph, Dudley No. 1 Canal, West Midlands
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...
12th July 2017
Cadley Service Block
Join us for a practical day around Preston which will include vegetation maintenance work, litter picking and general towpath maintenance. This is one of a series of task days which take place throughout the year on the second Wednesday of the month starting at 1000 and will generally finish around 1300....
Staffordshire & Worcester Canal
Little Venice, Grand Union Canal Paddington Arm, London
Regularly, Working with visitors
We’re looking for volunteers to join the team at the Little Venice Welcome Station. Based at one of the most iconic sites on London’s canals, this is an opportunity for you to welcome visitors to the area whether they come on boat, foot or bike and ensure that they leave with a greater understanding...
Closing Date: 1st February 2018
Trent and Mersey canal
Customer service, Practical
We will be cutting back the hedgerow vegetation along the Tame Valley canal this winter in order to improve canal environment.
Bosley, Macclesfield Canal, Macclesfield
Customer service, Marketing and promotions
At key locations around the country, we’re establishing visitor ‘welcome’ stations and you could be at the heart of this welcome.
Management and supervision
The Treasurer/Fundraiser has a role to play in maintaining an overview of the committee’s financial affairs, maintaining financial records and seeking external funding.
Committee members are responsible for the activities of the organisation. They will maintain an overview of activity and finances, as well as health and safety. They will assist directly in the organisation and delivery of the Annual Canal Festival.