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Volunteer Fundrasing Specialist Trustee for Community Charity focused on Wellbeing

Sunday Assembly


Posted over 30 days ago...

Seeking Trustee with Fundraising experience for Sunday Assembly London, a community organised around twice-monthly events with poetry, song, and lively guest speakers.  Our charitable mission is to Live Better, Help Often, and Wonder More.


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London, WC1R 4RL

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Seeking Trustee with experience in Fundraising to contribute their expertise to the Sunday Assembly London Board of Trustees. Trustees at Sunday Assembly London determine strategy and oversee operations for a vibrant volunteer-run community that organises twice-monthly events at Conway Hall (Central London) featuring inspiring guest speakers and poets with a live band leading karaoke-style singalongs.   The board works with a volunteer coordination crew who manage these twice-monthly assemblies as well as ongoing activities and annual special events with the charitable mission to help people Live Better, Help Often, and Wonder More. Sunday Assembly is seeking volunteer Trustee Board members with drive and enthusiasm to assist in the delivery of its charitable aims. You will attend and contribute to our monthly Board meetings, on the second Monday of each month.    What will you be doing?

You will attend and contribute to our monthly Board meetings, on the second Monday of each month.  You will identify fundraising opportunities, assess their potential and make recommendations.  You will be able to apply your individual strengths on the Board as well as learn new skills; defining a specialist role, projects and activities where you will take the lead and focus your time.

  Main Responsibilities    Our board members are responsible for providing oversight to the operations of the charity in accordance with their obligations as trustees. They are required to review Board papers and play a key role in decision making in relation to:

Ensuring the effective running of the charity, ensuring it fulfils its purpose Maintaining oversight and control over financial matters Monitoring the delivery of community events and activities  Ensuring the effective management of our volunteering community  Strategic decision-making affecting the future development of the charity

This includes attending meetings and assisting with the effective administration of charity business and, where possible, attending our events. See the attached document for a full role description.

What are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have..

At least 3 years professional experience in fundraising, donor management, grantwriting, revenue generation, financial strategy, or related area Ability to lead the development of an income strategy to ensure long-term financial stability Ability to take the lead and be a key point of contact in your specialist field  Desire to engage with issues affecting the community.

We're also looking for..

Experience of being a charitable trustee/in a position of responsibility. Knowledge of Charity law / Governance / Trustee obligations.

What difference will you make?

Your experience with Fundraising will be central to helping us develop a fundraising strategy that ensures long-term financial sustainability. Trustees at Sunday Assembly London are currently playing a vital role in directing our community through changes driven by the post-pandemic impact on live events.  Our board conducts work that essential for the sustainability of the community by determining a long term strategy for the ‘new normal’ that will ensure long term financial stability and create a lasting community long into the future.  Your experience in areas such as governance, community building, change management, live events, or related topics will directly contribute to the health and longevity of this London institution.  


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