Get Involved

Volunteering Opportunities

“A great experience, a chance to meet new people,
learn new skills, have fun and feel useful.”

As a Re-Union volunteer, you could:

Learn how to be a crew member
Get involved in maintaining the boat and keeping it running
Complete a certificate from the National Community Boat Association
Discover more about the Union Canal
Train in skills such as first aid and hospitality
Take part in trips and events
Find out about who we are and what we do
Meet other people like yourself – and people not like yourself
Help us develop as an organisation

Volunteering opportunities available with Re-Union include:


• Getting everyone home safely
• Assisting the skipper
• Being the public face of Re-Union
• Dealing with the needs of the group
• Offering hospitality to the groups onboard
• Knowing what to do in the event of an emergency
• Preparing the boat for the next trip
• Noting any maintenance required

Maintenance crew

• Keeping the boat floating
• Keeping the boat systems operational
• Improving the facilities aboard the boat
• Filling in the maintenance log book

On the management committee

• Overseeing the work of Re-Union
• Managing core staff
• Fundraising
• Hiring staff
• Keepers of the Re-Union flame

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please get in touch.