Join the Team

Recruitment currently closed.

What it takes to join Galloway MRT

– Experienced hill walker comfortable in all weathers in the terrain Galloway MRT covers in both summer and winter conditions
– Have full mountain “kit” of suitable mountaineering clothing and personal equipment
– Under 75 years old
– Knowledge of basic first aid, a first aid certificate is preferable but not essential for application.
– Have a reasonable level of fitness
– Able to navigate effectively off paths using map and compass
– Live in or close to the geographical area that Galloway MRT covers
– Be willing to pass a probationary period of minimum 15-18 months and is followed by an Assessment Day.
– Have good communication skills
– Be willing to work in a team
– Have made a commitment to remain in the area of the team that you wish to join for a reasonable period.

Ask yourself:
Are you confident in the mountains/outdoors, in awful weather, in the middle of the night?
Do you have sufficient availability to be able to make a commitment to attend training and call- outs?
Can you cope with an injured casualty?

If you are interested in joining Galloway MRT please contact the Assistant Secretary (Membership) by emailing who will arrange for an application form and self-evaluation form to be sent out.
Following a review of the information above, and if basic requirements are met,  a meeting (in person or online) will be arranged to share information and expectations about training and to answer any questions.