The AHOY Centre, Borthwick Street, Deptford, London, SE8 3JY


This opportunity is available on weekday afternoons/evenings and weekends.


The AHOY Centre is a registered charity based in DeptfordLondon that helps disadvantaged children and people with disabilities to become involved in watersports and to gain certifications of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) in activities such as sailing, powerboating and first aid.[1][2] It has been identified as a major cultural project by the Greater London Authority.[3]

Purpose/Objective of the Role

This is an on-water volunteer opportunity to guide and steer our Thames Waterman Cutter Rowing boats.

Tasks/Duties Involved

In house training will be provided for this opportunity however we do then ask for a minimum commitment of 3 rowing events a year.

Skills Required 

  • Committed to our values
  • Good listening, communication, empathic and interpersonal skills

Training/Support Given

Full induction and in house training,

Benefits of Volunteering to Individual

Gaining new skills, helping to make a difference, boost your confidence, update your CV

Application Process

To register your interest, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form . If you have any questions call Aparna on 07378342131