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MP appeals for 2015 Torchlight volunteers!

January 22, 2015 11:30 AM

TF at TorchlightSouth Lakes MP Tim Farron has issued a call encouraging local people to come forward as volunteers for this year's Kendal Torchlight Carnival.

Kendal Torchlight Carnival will not go ahead this year unless a minimum of eight committed and capable volunteers join the event management team before the end of February.

Commenting, Tim said: "Torchlight has been a highlight for the local community calendar in Kendal for many decades, and the commitment and dedication of the current team to re-start the event is amazing. I cannot praise them highly enough! I hope that anyone who can help keep the flame alive will volunteer to help.

"I want to thank everyone involved for all their efforts and I hope as a community we can build on the success of last year's event and make 2015 Kendal Torchlight the best one ever!"

The team behind the carnival are urgently seeking people to take on the following roles, with commitment to maintain the responsibility from now until 31st October 2015:

  • Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination
  • Logistics Coordination (2)
  • Press and Media Coordination
  • Web, Social Media and IT Coordination
  • Fundraising and Grant Applications
  • Sponsorship and Business Promotion
  • Administration

The roles are listed with more detail on the Torchlight website at http://www.kendaltorchlightcarnival.co.uk/how-to-get-involved/volunteers.aspx

To volunteer, please contact Vicki Wright on 07846 973857 or volunteers@kendal-torchlight-carnival.co.uk

For more information about Kendal Torchlight Carnival, please visit http://www.kendaltorchlightcarnival.co.uk or contact Simon McElroy on 07721 906030.