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Canal and River Trust

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Welcome Assistant Volunteers

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

This role would suit someone looking to engage with a variety of people in a friendly atmosphere, learn more about our waterways and, or share their knowledge about the local area, canals and rivers. This role is also perfect for someone looking to develop customer service skills and gain experience in a visitor-facing environment.

Being enthusiastic about the waterways and, or the local area is a plus, but it is not essential as full training will be provided.

Hours per week


Hours details

To be agreed

Training available

Training will be provided.


Coventry Canal, Coventry Canal Basin/Hawkesbury Junction

DBS required?


Benefits to self

• Opportunity to work in a unique location • Meet new people and engage with a variety of visitors and colleagues • Full induction to The Trust and training

Transport details

Own transport required

Time commitment

Flexible, depending on activity


Ongoing support will be provided.


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