Volunteering can make a real difference to your own life and the lives of those around you. We want to ensure that anyone thinking about giving their time can find a volunteering opportunity which is right for them, below is a list of the volunteer roles we have available.

Car Park Marshalls *

Ticket Collectors

Clean Up Team 

River Rescue  *


Start Point Volunteers

Finish Point Volunteers 

After Party and Bar Crawl 



* River rescue volunteers will need to hold the relevant qualifications in order to become a member of the safety team. We are looking for individuals who have skills in either kayaking, canoeing or both or hold any relevant river safety/ lifeguarding qualifications. Training can be provide if the individual is seen suitable and does not hold the relevant qualifications. Additional training will be provided to all safety staff once or twice monthly up in till the event. Safety kit and equipment will be provided, which will include: kayak or canoe, first aid kit, repair patches, radio communication, whistle, ropes and throw lines etc.


15,000 people are already showing a keen interest to participate in this event. However they wont be able to participate without the passion and energy of volunteers like you.

This years event is supporting 4 Charities, Affinity Trust (Hereford), Salvation Army (Hereford), Birmingham Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, and Bone Cancer Research.

We simply couldn't do it without the support of our amazing volunteers. You can make a real difference to our supported charities - and have fun at the same time!

This year we are looking for keen and enthusiastic individuals to fill various types of roles ranging from bank based support i.e. collecting tickets or be part of our river rescue team.


All our volunteers have their own motivations for being part of Wye Float 2017 team but here’s just some of the reasons why you should sign up today!

  • A chance to work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people.
  • The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and to learn new skills
  • The potential of gaining a national recognised qualification i.e. kayak and canoe qualifications.
  • The chance to gain valuable experience.


It’s quick and easy - just look for your perfect role, drop us an email and someone will be in touch info@wyefloat.co.uk or fill out the form below and click send.

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