Your Torchlight Needs YOU

  • 40 Vintage Vehicles
  • 60 Individual Floats
  • 1500 Participants
  • 130 Volunteers
  • 80 Charity Sponsors
  • 25,000 Spectators
  • 1200 Crowd Barriers
  • 100 Road Closure Signs
  • 200 Police Cones

Just some of the statistics from Torchlight 2017 giving you an insight into what goes into the event. We are looking for new Team Members to help with organising this iconic event in Kendal’s calendar.

Vacant Organisation Roles

Charities Co-Ordinator

  • Contact local charities to invite them to bid to be one of our 6 partner charities
  • Liaise with the charities that are chosen
  • Work with the entrants co-ordinator and all charities that enter
  • Co-ordinate the Charity Collection on Torchlight night and take responsibility for the money collected

Volunteers Co-Ordinator

  • Contact existing volunteers from the database
  • Assist in the recruitment of new volunteers
  • Carry out Volunteer Training prior to Torchlight
  • Register and co-ordinate volunteers on Torchlight Night

Fundraising Co-Ordinator

  • Secure funders and supporters for Torchlight from local businesses and statutory/grant making organisations
  • Complete funding and grant applications
  • Host any supporters who attend on the night
  • Report back to all supporters/funders after the event

Administrator

  • Take minutes at the Torchlight Organising Committee meetings and circulate after the meeting
  • Liaise with Torchlight Directors and Team Co-Ordinators to draw up meeting agendas and circulate
  • Keep the Event Management Plan and other Dropbox Files up to date if any changes are required

For all the roles you need to be able to attend Torchlight Organising Meetings which are held on the last Wednesday of the month 6.30pm at The Castle Green Hotel plus monthly meetings of your specific team which are held at a date and time convenient to those who should attend.

If you are interested in any of the roles and think you can help please contact Logistics Co-Ordinator Jackie Holmes at Jackie.Holmes@kendal-torchlight-carnival.co.uk