Seeking Trustees & Directors

Seeking Trustees & Directors

Seeking Trustees and Directors

Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust is seeking to recruit Trustees and Directors to join its board and help shape the future of this vibrant Charitable Trust.

Are you looking to do something different with your skills and expertise and have an opportunity to give back, both to a Charitable Trust and the local community?  

Why not consider joining Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust us as a Trustee or Director!

Operating from our site for over sixty years we have been preserving and engaging visitors with an amazing and unique underground environment which dates back over 428 million years and which is an Ancient Scheduled Monument and part of the UNESCO Black Country Geopark.

Due to the range of offers and variety of departments on our site and out in the local community we have a number of opportunities and positions available and would love to hear from you.

Please see links below for role descriptions and details on how to apply or to request an informal chat so you can find out more.

Director of Enterprises

Enterprises is the wholly owned trading arm of the Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust and is responsible for the successful operation of its retail, corporate, hospitality and commercial events. The department also offers guidance to the Commercial Manager in operating our popular Gongoozler Café Restaurant.

The post holder will report to the Board on activities and performance and help shape the future of a fast paced and dynamic department as it continues to grow and develop its offer.


This position will help the Trust and Enterprises develop, monitor and report on all its financial transactions and money handling polices and processes.

Reporting to the Board, the Treasurer will ensure the Trustees remain well  informed in terms of financial performance, statutory legislation and financial duties on line with its Charitable Trust status. The post holder will also operate as a signatory for the Trust and work closely with the CEO and Finance Manager.


The Trust is seeking to recruit passionate and invested members to join its Board and bring with them skills, experience and insights which they are willing to share.

Covering interests such as geology, industrial history, technological advances, canals and water ways or managing departments operating in events, health and safety, fundraising, project management, community and outreach and education we are sure to have something to interest you or give you opportunities to try something new.