Every age and skill welcome to sign up as a Volunteer with Team Ilminster

What does Volunteering mean to you ?

..for a Team Ilminster Volunteer it means Community

Volunteer ? join as a member of team ilminster Community Event Organiser ? Shout Out for help from Volunteers

To sign up as a Team Ilminster Volunteer you can scan the QR or complete the Form

Team Ilminster works as Ilminster’s Community support team.. ..whatever your age or skills, if you can make your time and skill available for helping in the Community, whether day-to-day or at Events, there will be a place for you as a Volunteer

Many Events Activities to Volunteer at ..marshalling or helping to put up tents at an event, manning a cake stall, litter picking, driving a car to take someone to the doctors, providing admin, planning co-ordination or project management, helping to design a poster or updating and maintaining a website or any of a myriad other tasks….Scroll down for current Events are that are needing Volunteers to help..

Ilminster has a brilliant community spirit with many people willing to lend a hand to local good causes when asked

Ilminster Flag Festival

..and there are dozens of local good causes supporting a huge range of activities including health care, green issues, youth groups, carnival clubs, local events and much, much more

Good causes, willing helpers So the challenge is to put these good causes in touch with the willing helpers. This is where team ilminster steps in.

Team Ilminster welcomes all as Volunteers – all ages, all skills

Event Organisers contact team ilminster HQ asking for a SHOUT-OUT to team ilminster members, the Volunteers ..the members that are interested and available respond directly to the Event Organiser. It is entirely at the member’s discretion whether they respond

Every age and skill ..whatever your age or skills, if you can spare a few hours , sign up as a Volunteer with Team Ilminster

Current Events where Volunteers can help out:

IMEx Saturday and Sunday

When: Saturday 26th June
Where: Food & Crafts Market – Silver Street Ilminster (Market Square)
Times: 2 shifts of 2 – 3 people each. Shift 1: 8:00am – 12:00pm and Shift 2: 12:00pm – 16:00
Skills: 18+ years. Reasonably fit to patrol area during shift.
Role:

  • directing Stalls vendors to pitches;
  • controlling vehicle movements;
  • act as marshals looking out for general safety, and;
  • reminding people of any COVID regulations that might still be in force.

When: Sunday 27th June
Where: Family Day, Recreation Grounds Ilminster
Times: 2 shifts of 2 – 3 people each. Shift 1: 8:00am – 12:00pm and Shift 2: 12:00pm – 16:00
Skills: Reasonably fit.
Role:

  • erection/dismantling of marquee and gazebos;
  • set up and running of various events (such as Dog Show, MotionHouse, Brass Band, etc);
  • direct vendors to pitches;
  • act as marshals to be on the lookout for under-age drinking, be point-of-contact for visitors,
  • general assistance
  • remind people of any COVID restrictions that might still be in force.

When: Sunday 27th June 
Where: The Family Fun Dog Show, Recreation Grounds Ilminster
Times: 2 – 3 people from 9.30am until 1pm.
What: Help marshalling the Dog Show. 
Role: 

  • Taking the entrant’s details.
  • general marshalling of the show.
  • help to maintain event social distancing. 


If you would like to help on either or both days Reply to [email protected] or phone Michael Fry-Foley on 01460 54364 or 07904078093

Equipment and Training:

Training team ilminster HQ will coordinate member training in skills such as

  • Road Marshalling
  • Event Marshalling
  • First Aid and other appropriate skill

Safety-wear Members will have access to team ilminster branded safety-wear whilst acting at events

Many Events Activities to Volunteer at ..marshalling or helping to put up tents at an event, manning a cake stall, litter picking, driving a car to take someone to the doctors, providing admin, planning co-ordination or project management, helping to design a poster or updating and maintaining a website or any of a myriad other tasks..

..or perhaps even lending some equipment such as a trailer..

Being a Volunteer is interesting and you could enjoy contact with a whole range of new friends

  • Volunteers..Sign up here to become a Volunteer with Team Ilminster
  • Event Organisers can Shout-Out here to get in touch with team ilminster HQ to reach out to team ilminster members for help as Volunteers for your event or activity,