Litter Pickers ~ Lowland Canals

21 Apr

Scottish Canals Volunteering Opportunity ~ Litter Picking

DescriptionCan you spare a few hours or more a month picking litter from our towpaths?  This task is one of our biggest challenges but we are conquering.  You can help.  This task can be carried out as an individual or a large group.

LocationLowlands Canals – Union, Forth& Clyde and Monkland’s

TaskUsing litter picks, you will collect discarded rubbish from the towpaths and water channel and place into bags.

Time Commitment

This is a flexible role, which can be carried out as a self-supervising activity.  Full training will be given to allow this task to be carried out safely.    We also arrange large group sessions which you can join

Why Volunteer with Scottish Canals

Being custodians of the canal is an important job.  Here at Scottish Canals we take pride in our work and want you to be a big part of it, together we can help maintain 200 years of history. 

You will also become part of our family where every day is a school day and no challenge is to big.

  • You will be given standard PPE
  • Award scheme operating
  • Travel Expense
  • Training included
Skills Required
  • Punctual time keeper
  • Willing to work outdoors
  • Customer Experience (not essential)
  • Able to travel
  • Reasonably fit
  • Able to use hand tools
  • Follow instructions
  • Health & Safety Conscious
  • Good team player
  • Good communicator

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