Why become a Sustrans volunteer?
- A practical, straightforward way to improve cycle routes.
- Gets you outdoors and active.
- You get to see your small acts make a big difference.
- Improves your local environment and helps your community.
- Learn how to report issues effectively for prompt action.
What does a Sustrans community route champion volunteer do?
- Gets to know their local off-road cycle routes.
- Walks or cycles along the cycle route regularly to check the condition. Looking at the surface, signage, boundaries and obstacles.
- Fixes small problems such as snipping back. undergrowth, cleaning signs, removing graffiti
- Picks up litter.
- Reports larger problems such as potholes and damaged signs to Kent County Council Highways.
What we're looking for
We're looking for someone who is:
- enthusiastic and committed
- active and practical
- living or working in Ashford.
A couple of hours every week.
Training and support offered
Sustrans will provide you with the training, skills and tools you need to carry out this role, including:
- Sustrans half-day training session
- access to Sustrans guidance
- central communications
- networking opportunities to meet other volunteers
- first aid training.
Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk
Our Safeguarding Statement sets out Sustrans’ organisational commitment to safeguarding best practice.
Equality, diversity and inclusion at Sustrans
Sustrans is committed to representing the diverse communities we work with, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We value equality and inclusiveness and believe that a diverse organisation brings with it a diversity of ideas and ways of working which strengthens everything we do.
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