Anglian Waterways (Environment Agency) - Lock and marina volunteer

Organisation name

Environment Agency - Anglian Waterways

Title of role

Lock and marina volunteer

Main objective

Assist and encourage boaters and the general public to enjoy their waterways more

Tasks and activities:

Welcoming boaters at Northampton lock, assisting their passage, welcoming boaters at Northampton Marina and general assistance with keeping the site tidy and in good order.

Reporting to:

Rachael Brown (Cambridgeshire ACRE) 01353 865037

Location: Northampton Marina and lock

Work hours: Flexible hours

Skills/attributes/experience desired

  • Over 18 yrs of age
  • Reasonably fit
  • Good with people
  • Happy to be around water (don’t have to be able to swim)

Training provided?

  • Classroom training session plus site visit
  • On the job mentoring by site manager and river inspectors

Other information

Scheme is managed by Cambridgeshire ACRE on behalf of the Environment Agency Waterways Team. Volunteers will have EA uniform and ID badge and must not be in dispute with the EA. More information  on the website here: