Get involved in one of Scotland's current canal projects. The
roles are many and varied, so find a project where you can use your
skills to make a difference.
The following Scottish canal projects run in conjunction with
Scottish Waterways Trust. Many of them provide opportunities for
you to get involved.
Download our Lowlands Volunteer Work Day Programme to see
where you can help. Interested in any of the days? Contact Linton
McBurnie on 07711 796305 or email
Are you over 25 years of age with time available to help young people between 16-25 years of age reach their full potential and get on the path towards their first job?
Scottish Waterways Trust and the Caledonian Canal would like to encourage local involvement in a variety of roles. Volunteers would in return receive training and skills development as well as the opportunity to meet new people and gain a sense of achievement. Read on for more information...
Are you in a walking group in the Great Glen? Or enjoy exploring out and about? We want to link up with existing walks groups in the area and work to produce 10 walk/bike routes that incorporate the canal for some part of the journey. These 'guides' will provide mapped directions, information and interpretation of the natural and built heritage.
Feet First is a free guided walking programme developed by Scottish Waterways Trust. This healthy living programme has been designed especially to promote and encourage walking as a healthy, educational and enjoyable form of exercise for people of all ages. If you have some spare time and would like to volunteer your skills then please get in touch. Read more...
Scottish Waterways Trust is raising funds for a new environmental and tourism volunteer programme based at the Action Outdoors Centre in Falkirk to enable young people in the area to develop new skills and gain qualifications, improving their employment prospects. If you think you could make a difference, please read on...