Trustee Vacancy

The Arun & Rother Rivers Trust (ARRT)  is one of the newest members of the Rivers Trust network in England and Wales.  ARRT is assisted and supported by the national umbrella body The Rivers Trust

ARRT covers the whole catchment of the “Arun and Western Streams” some 1,490 square kilometres (575 square miles).   The catchment encompasses the main Rivers Arun and Rother, the smaller rivers and rifes flowing south of the Downs and Chichester and Pagham harbours.

ARRT works with farmers, landowners, regulators, policy makers, anglers, other recreational users, community groups, volunteers, business, academia and NGOs. By preparing funding applications, working in partnership, providing project management and offering advice and practical support ARRT promotes local action to maintain and enhance the rivers and water bodies within our catchment.

ARRT was launched on 15th June 2011 and was registered in England & Wales as a Company Limited by Guarantee on 18th November 2011, Company Registration No: 7853698. ARRT became a Charity by registering with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, entered on 28th May 2012 as Registered Charity No: 1147477. ARRT’s Registered Office is c/o The Barlavington Estate Office, Duncton Mill, Dye House Lane, Duncton, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0LF.

ARRT’s Vision

‘A sustainably managed water environment that enables native wildlife to thrive and which people will use, enjoy and value for generations to come’.


If you are as passionate as we are about improving the aquatic environment in the Arun & Rother Rivers Trust area, you may wish to join us and become a Trustee?  We are currently looking to recruit and are seeking candidates with the relevant skills and experience;

Our vacant role is for an individual with fundraising expertise including the development of fundraising plans and with experience of applying to the Heritage Lottery Fund and / or Charitable Foundations.

If this voluntary role interests you why not contact us via in the first instance.

December 2017.