Our Aim is:
The help we need:
The SMCA board currently comprises five volunteer trustees with a collective (though increasingly historic) background in finance, administration, building management, policy development, social care, and charity management. All staff work part-time. They have an office manager, one weekend caretaker who is also responsible for community liaison and one evening caretaker. They are a dedicated team but have identified gaps in our current capabilities which they are keen to address as part of their succession planning at Board level.
We are keen to find two or three volunteer trustees:
Trusteeships - Level of commitment
The term of office for a trustee is currently three years (one year for a co-opted Board Member). The Board meets bi-monthly on Monday evenings, except August, and there is an Annual General Meeting. We hope that new trustees would be prepared to be involved in some project work or in an advisory capacity as well as bi-monthly meetings.
Volunteering at SMCA presents a challenge as we strive to do what other similar organisations do but with fewer resources. Our small friendly team is up for the challenge and ready to welcome and support someone new to help work towards delivering a sustainable service for our community and make a difference to the quality of life for others.
Trusteeships – skills and experience
We need a people:
For more information please contact: Mrs Pat Harrison, Board Director and Trustee, SMCA