The NGRS has
a number of vacancies for people willing to help with the running and
development of the Society. The duties are not greatly time-consuming and
enthusiasm is more important than experience – help will always be available
as you get to grips with the detail. Attending two committee meetings a
year, one on the day of the AGM in May and the other in October is
resignation of the Librarian, Jim Hay, Martin O'Keeffe and Iain Logie have
temporarily taken on these duties, however, we require a volunteer to
permanently take up the duty of Librarian.
If you can
help, we would be delighted – please get in touch with the Secretary, Steve
Barber (246 Hillbury Road, Warlingham, Surrey, CR6 9TP) or send an email to:
If you have any queries or require further information please contact the
is responsible for the operation and management of the Society Library.
There are a number of supporting members and the Librarian could be more of
a management role, however access to the collection at Apedale would be a
We would like
to recruit a Publicity Officer to progress the Society’s image and
presence. Ideally you would be involved in running and manning our stand
at the Statfold open days, and this might be extended to other appropriate
venues. Beyond that, we have no fixed ideas as to how the task might be
approached, although the use of social media and PR would be beneficial.
Some liaison with the general railway press will also be required, as will
an ability to write persuasively.
would be happy to have many members acting as Publicity Assistants,
undertaking this role on a local level or with an individual Railway
are always pleased to be offered assistance with administering the Society.
It should be noted that several of the Directors and Society Officers are
fulfilling more than one role and it would be prudent to reduce their
organising visits and AGMs etc. is also gratefully accepted and is usually
required on a geographic basis.
believe you are able to help in any of the forgoing areas or you are
prepared to give general assistance including assisting in cataloguing our
library (books, images, moving images/ other) please do not hesitate to
contact the Secretary or other Director or Society Officer for further