Traffic Team Manager

We are looking for volunteers to support the planning and running of the annual Emsworth Show, which is open to all the family with craft, gardening & food stalls, as well entertainment for all. The show takes place in the New Life Church Grounds off Thorney Road in Emsworth on the Bank Holiday Monday in August. Planning for this event tends to start in January/February and the set up for the event at the grounds takes place from the Friday prior to the show on the Monday. There is a core team of volunteers that oversee the planning and set up of the show and they are keen to hear from volunteers who would be willing to help. The team is looking to fill a number of volunteer roles.

The Traffic Team manager will plan and oversee all traffic movements and car parking arrangements outside the fenced-off Showground itself. The role will include:

  • Oversight of a wider group of Traffic entry supervisors including air training cadets who tend to manage the parking within the public car parks
  • Working closely with the grounds team with the marking out of the car parks before the show, so parking is maximised
  • If need be, if all car parking is used up, to help direct traffic to alternative parking
  • Ensuring the safety of pedestrians


  • Ideally prior traffic management expertise and team management skills
  • Skills working with people, volunteers and the public
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to cope with emergencies


  • Accessibility
    Role involves traffic management and moving public to safety allowing emergency access
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    Ongoing advice and help for volunteers is available from the core team and wider working group of volunteers
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    As above

When can I volunteer?

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Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Off Thorney Road
PO10 8BN

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