Aquapaddle Crew Volunteer



AquaPaddle is also the name of the free-timed 5km social paddle run by volunteers for all paddling abilities on different crafts and waterways across the country. Meeting on ideally, Sunday mornings of the location’s choice, the timed social paddle provides an opportunity for those who want to improve their fitness and wellbeing, meet other like-minded paddlers and have fun!

Volunteer with AquaPaddle to be part of an inclusive Crew of likeminded individuals who help people become the best they can be. AquaPaddle crewing is accessible to all and extremely rewarding, with Crew members well respected and appreciated by all who take part in AquaPaddle.  Must be available on Sunday mornings, these events occur on a monthly basis.

AquaPaddle Crew Guiding Principles:

  1. It is our passion to help others be better
  2. Be responsible, dependable, and attentive
  3. Be caring and enthusiastic
  4. Be your best
  5. Be friendly to all, regardless


Sport & Active Life

Depending on what role you will be doing will be depending on your responsibilities. Click on the link above to see the roles and responsibilities.

There is so much to benefit from volunteering as an AquaPaddle Crew Member:

  1. Friendship
  2. Knowledge and skills
  3. Motivation
  4. Confidence
  5. Improved mental and physical wellbeing
  6. A sense of purpose
  7. Belonging to the AquaPaddle “Family”


Crew members are required to:

  1. Wear a buoyancy aid or PFD and their AquaPaddle Crew member vest to make them easy to identify both on and off the water. Also carry their whistle at all times.
  1. Keep an eye on all paddlers, particularly looking for those that need help or encouragement, including first time attendees. Once on the water, they are there to keep the AquaPaddlers safe and inform them of any risks.
  1. Help warn other water users if they are coming too close to the AquaPaddlers.
  1. Be the welcoming face of AquaPaddle, to inquire about the paddlers, show interest, and make sure paddlers know where they have to go, etc.

Training will be given.

If you would like to do river safety marshal, experience of canoeing is required with a level of confidence on the water. Canoes and equipment can be provided.

  • Good communicator
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • reliable
  • good time keeper

Supportive, friendly, good at communicating with the public.

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