Take a look at the latest AIM member Trustee vacancies for August 2018
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Waterworks Museum – Hereford
The Waterworks Museum – Hereford is an independently funded museum run entirely by volunteers. For succession planning, by the end of 2018 the Council of Management is seeking to appoint up to 3 individuals with an understanding of charity governance (or equivalent) and skills or experience in one of more of business/finance, IT, marketing, fund-raising or events management.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 4 meetings pa (at the Museum – typically 2-2½ hours) + attend occasional events/open days.
Closing date for applications: 5pm, Monday 17 September 2018
Sir Henry Jones Museum, Llangernyw, Abergele. Conwy, North Wales, LL22 8PR
The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust – Devizes
The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust is seeking a new volunteer Treasurer to take on the task of leading the financial and related matters in the work of this small charity to Protect, Enhance and Promote the Kennet & Avon Canal. The current Treasurer is planning to stand down at the end of 2018 after 6 years in this fascinating and rewarding role.
The candidate does not have to be a qualified accountant, but would be expected to have gravitas, confidence and up to date accounting and business skills, including charity knowledge, to present a finance case to trustees and others within KACT. An ability to present financial affairs to nonaccountants is invaluable. A keen interest in canals, the built environment and boating would be helpful.
We are inviting expressions of interest for a new volunteer role in family and formal learning at Crofton Beam Engines. The role would particularly suit someone seeking work experience as an entry into the museum and heritage sector, and we would support the development of your professional skills through networking and inclusion in professional development events where possible. Applications also welcome from those with experience in education delivery or support. The role requires some flexibility and would involve supporting and leading sessions plus assisting with resourcing them, as well as planning content on occasion. In return, you would develop experience in planning learning sessions and meeting schools’ needs in terms of links to the curriculum.
We are seeking to recruit up to four Trustees to join the existing group of five, four of whom have strong links in the local community. Of particular interest are those with experience in: Business management, Fundraising, Finance, Trust Governance, Business Development, Marketing and PR, Learning and Volunteering/Community Engagement.
Gilbert White’s and the Oates Collections – Hampshire
Role: Chair of Trustees
A rare opportunity to take on a transformational leadership role. Could you drive a new chapter for this historic heritage attraction? Following a £3m refurbishment, Gilbert White’s house, garden and Field Studies Centre are helping thousands of visitors to gain knowledge of the natural world and learn about sustainability.