Scotland’s National Waterways Charity Recruiting For Trustees

Scottish Waterways Trust inspires people of all ages and abilities to make life enriching, and often life transforming, changes to their lives by learning about, and caring for, Scotland’s canals.

Last year, Scottish Waterways Trust engaged and involved 4793 people with the built, natural and cultural heritage of the two hundred year old canals through a wide range of innovative projects.

Join us

Scottish Waterways Trust firmly believes the strength of our organisation lies in our people, our staff, volunteers and board.

We are seeking 4-5 dynamic trustees to help shape and deliver our vision, achieve our ambitious financial targets and create brighter futures for an increasing number of people and places across Scotland.

In addition to the personal requirements outlined in the Job Description, trustee candidates should have a strong network of influential contacts and an energy for, and commitment to, acting as ambassadors and door openers for Scottish Waterways Trust.

We are interested to hear from individuals with strong business acumen and a clear understanding of good governance within the Charity sector.

Find out more

To find out more about our ambitious vision for the future and how you could be part of it download our Trustee Overview and job description.

Sound like you?

If you have the skills, expertise and drive we are seeking then Scottish Waterways Trust offers the opportunity for you to contribute to the success and prosperity of a truly unique organisation, with a national profile and an exciting future.

If you would like to apply then please send your CV and a covering letter to If you would an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, then Ross Martin, our Chair, can be contacted on 07971 906084

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