The Aire Rivers Trust runs regular training for both its volunteers and other organisations working on and using the river.

Volunteer with Us

We couldn’t care for the Aire without volunteers.

Volunteering offers a huge range of rewards. Swap the rush of everyday life for the calmness of being by water. Meet new people or learn new skills.

Our volunteer programme is open to all. We pay volunteer travel expenses (45p / mile or a Day Rider ticket) and loan equipment to make volunteering safe and fun (such as safety boots). You can find the form to claim expenses at the bottom of this page.

We have a range of regular volunteer opportunities. Please get in touch if you want to discuss other volunteering roles.
River Stewardship Volunteers
help us care for the Aire
Workdays vary enormously but focus on practical action. As we move through the seasons, we deliver river clean ups, invasive species removal and habitat creation.

Training and equipment provided. No prior experience required. An active role but ideal for improving fitness and well being.
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Community Outreach Volunteers share their passion for the Aire
Enjoy volunteering at our events? We're looking for someone to help spread the news about our work and recruit volunteers to improve the Aire. This is an occasional role including helping at This Island's Mine and during summer community events.

Training and mentoring can be provided.

This would suit someone who can share their experience of volunteering with us.
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Riverfly Monitors help us understand the Aire
Monthly invertebrate samples from shallow riverbeds help us understand health of the Rivers Aire and Worth. They are key to spotting potential problems early.

Ideal to do alongside regular visits to the river for walking or angling.

No wildlife ID skills needed.

Download Role Profile pdf here >
To express an interest in the roles please fill in the form below:

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The Aire Rivers Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No: 07464227 and a Registered Charity No: 1145609
Registered Office at: 38 Morton Lane, East Morton, Keighley BD20 5RS
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