The following organisations are seeking an Honorary Treasurer:
Water Witness International
Closing date: 31 July 2019 Based: Buroughloch, Edinburgh
Water Witness International is a charity which works to improve the way that rivers, streams, lakes and aquifers in developing countries are managed. We carry out targeted research and advocacy to deepen understanding, share knowledge and ensure accountability to advance a fair, secure and sustainable water future for all. We believe the answer to the world's water challenges lies in helping people to understand the essential role that water resource management plays in poverty reduction and economic growth.
We’re looking for a trustee with accounting and finance experience to head up our Audit and Finance Committee to provide oversight and guidance on our accounting procedures and protocols. Experience of working with charities or international development NGOs would be advantageous.
AFC meetings are held once every quarter along with a quarterly board meeting the following week. These are carried out over skype in the evenings and last 60-90 minutes. We have our AGM in Edinburgh around May.
Contact Robbie Sage, International Programme Assistant by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 12 July 2019 Based: London (often meet via video/phone conference)
Orchestras Live is seeking new trustees.
- Are you passionate about live music?
- Do you want to play a part in making sure that everyone has the opportunity to access high quality orchestral performances?
- Would you value being one of a diverse group of trustees working together to make this happen?
Orchestras Live is looking for people like you to play a key role in the future development of this vibrant charity.
A national music charity with over 50 years’ experience, Orchestras Live believes orchestras are for everyone. We are now looking for up to four new trustees from across England with an enthusiasm for orchestral music and belief in its potential to transform lives.
We would particularly, but not exclusively, welcome applications from people who can contribute to the Board’s effectiveness in any or a combination of the following areas:
- Orchestral music – whether performance, programming or promotion
- Finance – professional background as accountant or finance director (accountancy qualification would be an advantage)
- Health & Wellbeing – health sector policy development; arts and health initiatives.
For full details and how to apply please visit Our trustee recruitment page
Contact Nancy Buchanan, General Manager and Company Secretary
Closing Date: 30 June 2019 Based: Norwich
Pathmakers is a small charity which seeks to improve access to the countryside in Norfolk and to improve the local environment that can be accessed from Norfolk’s trails and paths. The charity is seeking new trustees who could spare 8 hours per month to help shape the charity over the next 3 years. These are not paid roles, but we will cover expenses.
The role of Treasurer with Pathmakers is to supervise financial affairs, ensure proper accounts are kept, comply with financial reporting requirement, report regularly to the board of trustees, keep the board aware of its financial responsibilities, ensure that the accounts are independently examined and audited if required prior to submission to the Charities Commission, knowledge of financial regulatory frameworks, good understanding of good governance within a not-for-profit context.
Pathmakers trustees contribute their skills and insight to steer the policy and strategic direction of the charity and will meet people from diverse backgrounds and sectors who are passionate about protecting the environment and creating better access.
There are 4 board meetings each year which take place in Norwich. Trustees are appointed for a 3 year term (4 years for the Treasurer appointment). Further trustee roles sought include project management, fund raising and leadership/ visioning.
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Closing Date: 5 July 2019 Based: Peterborough
PECT is a sustainability charity based in Peterborough, working nationally to help to protect and enhance the environment. PECT has a 25-year history of working to make places more sustainable through projects that support a healthy natural environment, involve people and communities in their area, improve health and wellbeing and promote the responsible use of resources.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the organisation at a time where the charity is achieving success across a wide range of work streams and the demand for environmental initiatives is high. The Board is looking to recruit up to four Trustees to bring new experience and ideas to the Board and for succession planning. The role is not remunerated.
The Board meets six times per year, usually in the early evening in Peterborough. Conference call facilities are available.
We are looking for individuals with skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Commercial & business development
We are also looking to expand our membership scheme. Members meet twice yearly and have the opportunity to input to the strategic direction of the charity as well as offering hands-on support.
For enquiries about role contact Carly Leonard Email email@example.com Tel: 01733 568408