Can you help West Wales Rivers Trust protect our rivers for the future?

West Wales Rivers Trust is a charity dedicated to restoring and safeguarding the rivers of West Wales for people and wildlife. West Wales Rivers Trust are in a period of growth and are seeking trustees who are enthusiastic about taking a central role in shaping our direction of travel and quality of outputs.

This year, the Board has vacancies and is looking for people who have a significant commitment to the aims of our Trust and our rivers in South West and West Wales.

Applicant experience

Previous Board or Trustee experience is not necessary, and we welcome applications from all backgrounds. We would like to continue to have a good geographical representation on the Board and hope to receive applications from all the counties of our Trust area, but are particularly in need of trustees in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

We are open to all applicants, however, preference may be given to those with the following skills:

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Flood risk
  • Water quality
  • Forestry
  • Volunteer management
  • Geomorphology/river restoration
  • Health and safety

To enable us to connect effectively with the communities in which we work we encourage applications from a diverse range of people. We value and support the expression of every idea and perspective amongst our trustee and staff teams.

If you are over 18 and would like to use your skills and experience at Board governance level to help us help wildlife, then we would love to hear from you.

West Wales Rivers Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national origin.

Trustees are unpaid volunteers. The commitment is to attend Board meetings (4 per year) as well as volunteering some spare time to help develop the Trust’s work and to occasionally attend other meetings or events.

There is no current deadline for applications to join the Board, and applications will be open until all positions are filled.

To apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter, outlining why your skills and experience make you a good candidate to

For more information:

For more information about West Wales Rivers Trust, please see

Our current Chair, Clive Roberts, or Chief Executive, Harriet Alvis, would be delighted to talk informally to discuss the role: