Have you ever considered leading but didn't know quite how it all happens? Have you ever wondered how a cook becomes a cook ar an assistant becomes an assistant

Hear from our Leadership Teams below on how they first started their roles...go on give it a go!

"Remember, everyone wants you to succeed and there are a number of processes in place to help you to do just that. All you need to do is to be able to communicate with your volunteers and to utilise their skills to run a successful camp" Gavin Darby, Canal Camp Leader.


Assistant Leaders


Why Volunteer?

"I get so much satisfaction leading camps - seeing new volunteers start at the beginning of the week knowing no one and leaving with new friends and skills at the end! It's awesome" Becky Parr, Leader 2014.

To find out about all of the help and guidance on offer for leadership teams visit our Leaders Resources Page

Every year our Leaders and Assistants help over 1,000 volunteers enjoy a working holiday while gaining new skills and putting something back into our environment and heritage.

Want to know more? Contact the WRG Leadership Team leaders@waterways.org.uk for details  on how to get involved ... Or call Jen at WRG Head Office for a chat – 01494 783 453 ext 604.