Behind all our walking, we need good administrators to function. Can you help ..........
A vacancy has arisen for the volunteer post of Isle of Wight Ramblers Group Chair
The main purpose of the role is to promote the aims of the Ramblers in the Group by ensuring that discussion and decision-making in the Group are conducted in an efficient, friendly and inclusive manner.
By facilitating disciplined meetings and building links with committee members, the Chair keeps the wheels of the committee oiled and moving.
What's in it for you: This is an opportunity to use your organisation skills to help the Isle of Wight Ramblers achieve its goals. You will be working as part of a team and meeting lots of new faces.
If you think you can help or even undertake some of the role - please contact Jacky Carter, Volunteer Co-ordinator on 01983 506077 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
What Does a Footpath Representative Do?
For each Island Parish, Ramblers Footpath representatives are our 'Eyes and Boots on the ground' to help ensure that easy access is maintained along all our public footpaths.
Footpaths are checked twice a year for:
Due to recent retirements, we now have volunteer opportunities for new footpath representatives in the following parishes.
We also need volunteers to help and support in other areas.
How is it achieved?
a clear understanding of the boundaries, rights of way, permissive paths and
access areas within the Parish network.
Walk all paths twice yearly, to assess their condition and report any defects.
Keep a watching brief on the network throughout the year, to identify and report issues.
Be aware of and contribute your ideas to footpath initiatives that affect your parish, such as path closures, diversions, campaigns, Donate a Gate, and other path improvement projects.
Progressively develop an understanding of basic Rights of Way law and practices.
You will be supported with all the necessary information and training to carry out this role.
If you care about the quality of your local footpaths and feel able to help, please contact
Jacky Carter on 07506659720 or 01983 506077 - Email email@example.com
Our Work Parties
We currently have about 20 people who help with the Work Parties. This work is not only interesting and varied but also very rewarding. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends and (perhaps) enjoy a pint in the pub afterwards!
Training and tools are provided.
For more information about helping with our Work Parties please contact Mike Marchant on 01983 564909 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org