Situations Vacant

Volunteer Role Vacancies

Position Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Would suit: Self-motivated people person

Outline of the post:  Meet & greet new volunteers to establish areas of interest and to find a volunteering role which suits.  To assist team leaders in finding volunteers for a specific project.

Essential skills:  Basic IT, good communicator


Position Title: Ecology Advisor

Would suit: Self motivated professional or keen amateur with an interest in the natural world

Outline of post: Responsible in keeping the Society up to date with ecology issues and liaising with Canal and River Trust Ecologists and organisations like Wildlife Trusts etc.  It’s a job to develop in ways which appeal

Essential skills: Basic IT and record keeping


Position Title: Operations Manager, Woolsthorpe

Would suit: Self-motivated person who is well organised and enjoys rural life and has a ‘can do attitude’

Outline of post: Responsible for the organisation of routine maintenance on the canal, in charge of workboats and the coordination of volunteers to carry out the work

Essential skills: Management of volunteers, team building, planning workloads


Position Title: Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Lead

Would suit: Self- motivated person who is organised, with an interest in helping young people meet their aspirations

Outline of the post: This is a new role within the Society.  You will coordinate activities with support from team leaders

Essential Skills: Enjoy working with young people, record keeping, basic IT skills


Position Title: Events Team Lead

Would suit: Self-motivated person with organisational skills

Outline of the post: To head up our Events Team in putting on events, mainly at our canal depot, on public open days

Essential Skills: You will be a people person with basic IT skills and enjoy making things happen


Position Title:  Social Secretary

Would suit: Self motivated person with organisational skills

Outline of the post:  To organise a small number of social events for our volunteers throughout the year.  This might range from inviting a speaker to deliver a presentation to organising team dinners and our annual Christmas Dinner

Essential skills: You will be a people person with Basic IT


If you have a skill which you think will benefit the Society – the Grantham Canal needs YOU!

Join the team – get in touch today to find out how you can play your part in one of Britain’s biggest restoration jobs!


To find out more about how you can support us in any of these roles:

Tony Osbond, General Manager: Mobile: 07803 973257. Email:

Your support is vital if we’re to continue doing this!