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RSPCA North Teeside & District Branch


Posted over 30 days ago...

In an exciting time for the Branch, we are now recruiting. You'll play a vital role in making sure that the Branch achieves its core purpose. This role oversees the management and administration of the charity. 


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Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 0NE

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Primary responsibilities of the Branch Trustee – Retail and Income Generation ● Work with the Branch Manager to explore any potential for expanding the retail operation by researching the potential charity shops/eBay locations ● Support the Branch Manager in establishing the Branch’s e-commerce operation via online sales platforms such as eBay. ● Work with other trustees, the Branch health and safety provider and the Branch Manager to ensure the charity shops meet health and safety standards. ● Explore other ways to generate income for the Branch and work closely with the Branch Manager to put these ideas into action. Core Branch Trustee responsibilities ● Appreciate and support the aims and policies of the RSPCA. ● Work in conjunction with fellow trustees and branch officers and jointly act in making decisions for the best interest of the branch and the RSPCA. ● Work with national RSPCA staff to ensure that the branch meets all minimum animal welfare standards (MAWS). ● In conjunction with your fellow trustees and Branch Partnership Manager write, adopt, monitor, and review a development plan setting out the short and long term aims of your branch. ● Actively participate in branch committee meetings and to attend the branch annual general meeting and regional conference. ● Be aware of the outcome of regional board meetings and support regional initiatives. ● Actively promote and advertise the society in an ongoing programme to recruit new branch trustees and volunteers and welcome new members. ● In conjunction with your fellow trustees, ensure the proper management and control of all activities and decisions relating to any premises held or staff employed by the branch if applicable.

What are we looking for?

We are committed to creating a Board which is representative of our society and in particular, our community and surrounding areas so encourage people from any background to apply for any of our opportunities. Alongside retail operations and income generation experience, we are looking for someone who is committed to the RSPCA’s charitable objectives and shares our passion for animal welfare. You would be creative, innovative, bring a fresh perspective, and can put ideas into action. You will need to be able to work with people and have good interpersonal skills. You do not need to be an expert although commitment, common sense, and the ability to be objective are vital.    

What difference will you make?

You will be able to shape and continuously improve the animal welfare offering in the local area, improving the lives of animals and achieving the RSPCA's main goals and objectives. 


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