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New volunteering opportunities with Swan

18 April 2018

Currently recruiting!

The Swan Trust is going through an exciting period of change. We have a very busy season ahead and are actively seeking new recruits to volunteer with us and develop our future plans.

If you have a keen interest in helping out we’d like to hear from you. In particular we are looking for people with skills and attributes in the key areas of administration, marketing and sea staff.

You can find out more about these opportunites, and sign up to volunteer, by visiting our Volunteer page.

Or if you would like more information, please contact us.

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Want to get involved in maintaining and operating a traditional wooden sailing vessel? There are a number of different ways you can volunteer to safeguard, care for and sail this unique heritage asset.

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