Active Waterways Volunteer- Ellesmere Port

Canal and River Trust
November 18, 2019
Ellesmere Port
Opportunity Type
Customer Care
Befriending & Buddying
Suitable for under 18s


Are you an energetic people person who enjoys the outdoors and wants to make a difference to your community?


We are looking for people of all ages, living in Cheshire, who are confident with communicating and can encourage, support and motivate over 55s to get active to improve their health and wellbeing.

Eight million people live just 1km from our waterways. With your help we will be able to deliver activities along our waterways that appeal to local communities, helping them to get active and enjoy happier, healthier lives.


As an Active Waterways Volunteer you will act as a mentor, motivator and support network for anyone taking part in the project and you will collect feedback from participants in order to identify improvements that can be made to the project.

You don’t need any specialist knowledge, just enthusiasm and interest in supporting people to get active.


The following training will be supplied:

Introduction to Volunteering

Active Waterways Activator training

Health messages and risk assessment training

Basic Fire Water and Save a life

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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