Running an Area toolkit

The information in this toolkit is designed to support volunteers who are involved in running Ramblers Areas.

Further information on running a local group can be found in the following toolkits:

Encouraging volunteering  (53.8 KB)

This factsheet offers advice on encouraging volunteering and recruiting new volunteers.

Induction and training of volunteers  (123.1 KB)

This factsheet offers guidence to those involved in the induction and training or new volunteers as well as how to develop the skills of those already volunteering.

Changes to volunteer officers form  (58 KB)

Complete this form to tell us about current/new and retired volunteer officers in your Area or Group following your AGM.

How Areas and Groups relate  (41.6 KB)

This factsheet outlines the roles of Ramblers Areas and Groups and how they interact with each other.

Agenda template for meetings  (50 KB)

This resource provides an agenda template for groups to use for their meetings

Area Secretary Role Description  (84 KB)

This role description offers guidance to those who currently undertake the role of Area Secretary

How to run your AGM  (101.1 KB)

This factsheet offers advice to groups about running your AGM

Area Chair role description  (141.5 KB)

This role description gives advice to those who currently under take the role of Area Chair

FIN005 Area Treasurer Role  (84.8 KB)

Find the resources and information you need to know about the Area Treasurer Role

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

For further information and guidance please see the GDPR toolkit. This guidance is intended for all Ramblers volunteers - explaining what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is, why it’s important, and what volunteers must do to comply with our legal obligations.

Downloading PDFs

Adobe Reader is free software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. To access PDF files you need Adobe Reader installed. If you don't have Adobe Reader on your computer, you can download it.

If you're having trouble downloading PDFs, you may want to right click on the 'Download' link and choose 'Save link as' and then open the document when it has been saved to your PC.

Updates to your inbox

As a volunteer you'll automatically get the volunteer e-newsletter. If you haven't given us your email address please let us know.