The objectives of Avon Navigation Trust are to administer, maintain and improve the River Avon as an inland waterway for the use of the public.  We need your help!  Volunteers provide much needed assistance to the Trust; their work is vital in maintaining and improving this historic waterway, and create goodwill amongst the boaters and other users on this beautiful river.

Volunteering can be very rewarding and many people will appreciate the work you have done.

What can you get from being a Volunteer?

  • Internal/External Qualifications
  • A Volunteer Welcome Pack:- Volunteer apparel,  Avon River Guide,  badge,  illustrated map of the River Avon,  ANT pennant,  Avon Navigation Trust pen and an annual Avon Bulletin.
  • Healthy activity in the great outdoors of the riverside sites and structures
  • Communicate with the public, boaters and other volunteers
  • Be part of the oldest independent charitable navigation authority in the UK

Would you like to volunteer for ANT? The first stage is to join ANT as a member and express your interest in volunteering for the Trust on the application form.


Volunteer Leaflet - PDF
Apply to Volunteer

Existing volunteers can log into their portal and timeclock here:

Volunteer Portal
Volunteer Time Clock