Canalside Heritage Centre

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We have opportunities

Thank you for thinking about volunteering with us at the Canalside Heritage Centre, scroll down for further information

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Administration volunteers

Are you organised and enjoy getting the details right?

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Education volunteers

Are you fun, relaxed and enjoy spending time with children?

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Catering volunteers

Do you have passion for all things food? Have you worked in a kitchen before?

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Project volunteers

Like a challenge? Take on a short project and solve a challenge for us.

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Walk leader volunteers

Are you a story teller? Do you love people and are you passionate about the outdoors?

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Welcome volunteers

Are you a real people person, able to welcome and enthuse, listen and help?

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Why get involved

As a brand new project, this is a fabulous opportunity to have something to get stuck into, and really make a difference to shaping the charity. For all volunteering roles there is training and support provided, as a volunteer you will be part of a small friendly team of enthusiastic and dedicated people.

  • Enjoy meeting new people Join a small and friendly team
  • Work in a beautiful place
  • Be part of a new and exciting project
  • Help to shape our future
  • Use your skills to benefit a local community charity

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Spend time with us

Use us as a base or a stopping off point on your next walk or bike ride. Enjoy discovering more about the canal and the people who lived and worked here over the last 220 years. Relax in our garden, taste our delicious food and cakes, and find that perfect something in our shop.

Junior volunteers

Donate to us

Help support our behind the scenes work, we work with local schools giving children opportunities outside the class room. Whether you make a large or a small donation we promise to use it to enable us to deliver our charitable purpose. To find out more about, please get in touch

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Support us

Know that your donation is making a regular contribution to our work, and become part of our community. By joining you will receive a seasonal newsletter, exclusive invitations to annual celebrations, priority bookings for events and free admission to the paid for displays.