The Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the Museum and are collectively responsible for its governance, whilst ensuring that the Museum has a clear vision and strategic direction and complies with the law. The Treasurer, with their strong financial background and experience, plays a key role within this team
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment:1 per month
Daytime or evening meetings: Tuesday evenings
Closing date for applications: 9 August
Contact details for applicants to find out more: Colin Chester, Volunteering & Training Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for someone with an accountancy background with some knowledge of charities. This job involves presenting accounts at four Trustees meetings and six Executive meetings each year as well as assisting with the preparation of annual accounts and budgets.
Trustee – museum archives and collections:
To provide expertise in collections and archives
Trustee – buildings maintenance:
To provide expertise in buildings maintenance particularly as we undertake a planned phased redevelopment.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment:
Honorary Treasurer: 40 meetings per year plus time preparing and presenting accounts.
Trustee – museum archives and collections: 4 meetings per year plus time here at the New Forest Heritage Centre with our collections staff.
Trustee – buildings maintenance: 10 meetings per year plus time here at the New Forest Heritage Centre with our management team.
A real opportunity for a new Chair to shape the future of an attractive and unusual museum in the reproduction of music, A New Chair is sought to lead the Board through a period of transformation of the Museum and its ability to engage, entertain and educate the public.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 6
Daytime or evening meetings: Saturday morning
Closing date for applications: 20 September 2019
Contact details for applicants to find out more: please contact Hilary Barnard at email@example.com 07831784070
Area/County where the organisation is situated: Leominster, Herefordshire
The Museum is governed by a board of Trustees whose role is to see that the objectives of the Trust are met. Have you specific expertise that can be brought to strengthen the Board? Are you a good communicator? Can you perhaps take on a specific role that would be appropriate for your skills such as fundraising co-ordinator, or assistance with risk management, fire safety/first aid or GDPR and other roles. Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Six
Daytime or evening meetings: evenings
Closing date for applications: ongoing
Contact details for applicants to find out more: The Chairman, Leominster Museum, 16 Etnam Street, Leominster HR6 8QA or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trent Park Museum, Cockfosters, London – Home of the Secret Listeners – North London
The Board of Trustees seeks a volunteer Treasurer Trustee to oversee the organisation’s fiscal integrity and assist the Board in its mandate to govern. The Treasurer will ensure compliance with Charity Commission and HMRC requirements. They will be required to maintain current knowledge of the organisation, its programs and bylaws.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment:
Meetings as needed, usually monthly. Email and other communications – frequency up to daily.
To provide the leadership the UK’s foremost independent medical museum needs to attain new levels of operation; to challenge our people and stakeholders to think bolder, bigger and better and to secure the results to match.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: c. 20 days
We are seeking motivated and imaginative trustees with a range of skills who can help us to think bolder, bigger and better and to secure the results to match. Our Trustees will combine a passion for our mission with a good understanding of governance at a non-executive level.
Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: c. 4 – 12 days
Amberley Museum is a 36-acre site located in the heart of the South Downs National Park, dedicated to showcasing and preserving the working past of the South of England. Set in a chalk and lime-making quarry, key features include a narrow-gauge steam railway and vintage bus service, together with a number of diverse exhibition halls and demonstration areas including printing, electricity, communications, woodworking, pottery, and glass making.
We are looking to add to our Board membership, seeking people with a passion for heritage and the ability to think strategically, assess opportunities and manage risk, provide oversight of staff and volunteers, and with experience of business management in either the public, private, or voluntary sectors.
In particular, we are seeking candidates with skills in one or more of the following areas:
Legal, including Governance
Financial Management, including the Treasury function
Marketing, including Social Media.
Time commitment: Up to 12 meetings per year (evening) plus involvement in Committee work, normally undertaken during the day. Trustees are also expected to attend and represent the Museum at partnership events, meetings and functions.