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Sea Cadets are a charity youth organisation giving young people between the ages of 10 - 18yrs old, the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure based on the traditions of the Royal ...

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2–6 hrs/wk
BS26 2AW, Axbridge, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
#40176
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Axbridge--Cheddar-Valley-Sea-Cadets/opportunities/Join-our-Unit-Management-Team/40176 to join
SummaryAre you looking to give back to your local community? We need help with Unit Management and supporting youth activities. Sea Cadets could be the place for you!
Detailed description

What is a Trustee?

 

A trustee is a senior volunteer role and as such is recognised by professionals as a position of authority and standing. As a unit trustee, you would be a 'guardian of purpose', working with other trustees and senior volunteers to ensure that all decisions put the needs of young people first. You would be a part of safeguarding the charity's assets – both physical assets, including property, and intangible ones, such as its reputation. Which is why a particular skill set such as yours is highly desirable.

 

Benefits to you

 

Although you don’t get paid for being a trustee, there are benefits that can be garnered from volunteering as a trustee.


Contribute to your local community

·      Support the development of young people

·      Expand learning and training opportunities

·      Expand facilities and programmes

·      Increase volunteering opportunities

·      Increase opportunity for social mobility

·      Attract funding

·      Lower crime in your area

 

Raise your profile in the local community

·      Network with local government members

·      Liaise with local business networks

·      Communication with local schools and education establishments/ schemes

 

Develop skills in new areas

·      Access to training and development

·      Volunteer with like-minded people

·      Gain recognised qualifications in leadership, management and social action

·      Gain strategic experience

·      Build your CV

 

Team Working

·      Empower yourself with a new sense of purpose/prospect

·      Strengthen your communication and negotiating skills

·      Volunteering with people from diverse professional backgrounds

 

Trustee Time Commitment

 

The time commitment of a trustee varies from role to role. As a minimum, all trustees are expected attend between six and ten unit management meetings per year, meeting on a weekday evening. This can be remote attendance and most other work, emails, correspondence, reports etc. can be completed at home on a casual basis. The average time per week committed to the role of a trustee is 5 hours per week.

Trustee Roles

 

At our unit we are recruiting for the following roles:


·      Chair

·      Vice Chair

·      Treasurer

·      Administrator 

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About Axbridge & Cheddar Valley Sea Cadets
Sea Cadets are a charity youth organisation giving young people between the ages of 10 - 18yrs old, the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure based on the traditions of the Royal Navy.
#40176
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Axbridge--Cheddar-Valley-Sea-Cadets/opportunities/Join-our-Unit-Management-Team/40176 to join