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As a volunteer organisation there is always room for more people to volunteer to help with our activities. On this page you will find details of opportunities for you to become involved in the Society.

Could we do better? Is there something we should be doing .. but aren't? Could you help sort it out? If the answer is yes please Email our our recruiting sergeant and let him know.

Opportunities up for grabs ....

Warley Reporter

Do you like model railways?

Do you go the Warley Model Railway Show?

Could you report on the signalling aspects of the model railways exhibited for SRS News?

Email our Publications Manager if you can rise to the challenge. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Sub-Editor

Undertake editing, checking and processing of manuscripts, articles, news items and other material. Get them into a form ready to be used in our journals and other publications. Identify the need for additional work and more or better illustrations.

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Warley Snapper

Do you like model railways?

Do you go the Warley Model Railway Show?

Do you like taking photographs?

We need someone to photograph the signalling aspects of the model railways exhibited for SRS News.

Email our Publications Manager if you can rise to the challenge. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Designer

Someone who can take hand-drawn sketches, diagrams, charts and maps and prepare them for publication using computer aided design (CAD) or sketch system.

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Warley Assistant

Do you like model railways?

Do you go the Warley Model Railway Show?

Are you good with people?

We need good people to help on our stand at the show.

Email our Exhibitions Officer if you can rise to the challenge. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Picture Researcher

We need someone who can seek out photographs and other suitable illustrations for use with articles in our journals or in our books.

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Warley Judge

Do you like model railways?

Do you go the Warley Model Railway Show?

Have you an eye for model signalling?

We need good people to help with judging for the best signalled layout exhibited at the show.

Email our Exhibitions Officer if you can rise to the challenge. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Laid Out

An opportunity for someone who likes to lay out publication and book pages ready for publication.

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Forum Abstractor

Our members Forum is where our members ask questions and other members answer them. We need someone who can go through these question and answer trails and abstract information for publication in our journals for the wider benefit of us all.

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Article Commissioner

The Editor of our journals needs a good variety of articles covering a wide range of signalling aspects and geographic spread.

Are you the person we need to contact budding authors and our corresponding members and encorage them to write articles about the things they are most passionate about - the subjects they are researching?

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Magazine Digester

No, we don't want you to eat your words, but we do need someone who can list out signalling content from commercially published magazines and the journals of other societies and send it in for inclusion in our journals.

Could this be something you could do? You won't be copying out the articles, just telling who has published them and where.

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Museum Correspondent

We need someone to who can keep an eye on the railway museum sector and keep us informed of what signalling exhibiting activity is taking place.

Could you identify out-reach opportunities with the museum fraternity?

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

Patch Surveyors

We need people who can survey their “local patch” and record the signalling currently there before it disappears in the next round of modernisation or replacement activity.

Could you do this and take a camera with you to provide a visual record as well?

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number and the location(s) of your local patch so we can call you back.

Social Media Activist

Do you spend time of Facebook - or Twitter - or Instagram - or one of the other social media platforms?

Could you run a Facebook page for us?

We need someone who enjoys the interactive nature of social media communication to quietly promote our interests and report back conversations of interest to our members. Could this be you?

Email our Publications Manager if you would like to join in. Don't forget to include your name and telephone number so we can call you back.

All the above posts carry the same benefits package - that of a useful and valued job well done. Sadly, you will only get the same (no) salary, (no) perks and (no) pension as the rest of us. Reasonable expenses may be payable by prior arrangement. Opinions welcomed.

Please check back here regularly for more terrific opportunities.

 



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