Cheshire Marshals is a voluntary sector organisation that aims to recruit volunteer marshals and loan them out to support community events across Cheshire East.
Voluntary and Community sector organisations currently run a large number of events but very often struggle to recruit sufficient volunteers to steward and marshal these events. We believe that they may sometimes struggle to provide the necessary support for their volunteers.
By setting up an organisation focused on these two areas: the recruitment and support of volunteers and loaning out our marshals, we are in a position to make an impact on community events across East Cheshire.
For those interested in becoming a Cheshire Marshal we offer 'on site' training and a 'buddy up' system to help and guide our new marshals during their few events, by doing this we can build up their confidence in all aspects of marshalling from car parking to crowd management and road closures to setting up events. Community events are very often able to run because of the dedicated commitment of volunteers.
Cheshire Marshals will support groups to keep these community events flourishing and will provide individuals with an exciting and fun way of being involved in community life. At the same time we can say that we are....