Volunteer with us


Can you inspire others to care for the Aire?  Do you want to work as part of a team, get outdoors, keep active and learn new skills? ART have some exciting opportunities for you to make a difference!

Volunteer on river clean ups, as a Riverfly Monitor and at our community discovery events.

Find our more about our volunteer opportunities and apply here.

Want to try volunteering?

If you’d like to give volunteering with us a try before applying , you’re welcome to turn up to a volunteer day.

Meet at the designated spot for a welcome talk and briefing about the days tasks. All equipment will be provided but please wear waterproof, warm clothes and sturdy shoes. We will bring the tea, coffee and biscuits! All are welcome to join in with our volunteer work parties!

Find out what volunteer days we are running near you

Volunteer Opportunities in Bradford, Keighley, Leeds & Craven:

What does a River Stewardship Practical Conservation Volunteer do?          Apply Here

What does a Riverfly Monitoring Volunteer do?          Apply Here

What does a Community Engagement Volunteer do?          Apply Here

Don’t see anything that appeals, why not sign up to our mailing list or email simon.watts@aireriverstrust.org.uk and we can keep you up to date as we develop new opportunities as we launch in DNAire 2019 / 2020.

Supporting our volunteers:

We pay volunteer expenses for all of our roles including travel.  Please download the form below or talk to one of our staff to find out how to claim.

Volunteer expense form


We run courses for our regular volunteers on a range of subjects including safe working near water, outdoor first aid and countryside skills.  Talk to one of our staff to find out what’s coming up.