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Volunteer Trustee

London Borough of Hounslow Swimming Club


Posted over 30 days ago...

London Borough of Hounslow Swimming Club is known for its commitment to supporting local children, young people, women, and those with disabilities by teaching vital lifesaving and swimming skills. 


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Hounslow , TW7 7EU

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Join the London Borough of Hounslow Swimming Club as a Trustee and make a splash in your community! We are seeking passionate individuals who are eager to contribute their expertise to a vibrant swim club that plays a crucial role in teaching lifesaving swimming skills to children, young people, and women, including those with disabilities. As a trustee, you will be instrumental in shaping the future of our club, ensuring it continues to offer both fee-paying and free swimming and water safety sessions to local people who face barriers to participation. This role offers a unique opportunity to enhance your leadership skills, engage in strategic decision-making, and foster community connections through the power of sport. Your commitment will help us save lives and improve mental and physical well-being in the London Borough of Hounslow. Dive in and make a difference today!

What are we looking for?

Leadership and Governance: Experience in leadership roles, with a clear understanding of strategic governance and the ability to guide an organisation towards its goals. Financial Acumen: Knowledge of financial management and budgeting, with the ability to oversee financial health and ensure resources are allocated efficiently. Legal and Compliance: Awareness of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship, with a commitment to ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Fundraising and Resource Development: Skills in fundraising, grant writing, and developing other resources crucial for the sustainability of the club's programs. Strategic Planning: Ability to contribute to long-term planning, setting achievable objectives that align with the club's mission and vision. Marketing and Public Relations: Experience in marketing, communications, or public relations, to help raise the profile of the club and attract more participants and supporters. Community Engagement: Understanding of and commitment to the club's community, including the ability to engage with diverse groups and foster partnerships. Swimming or Sports Administration: Background in sports, especially swimming, or experience in sports administration, can be beneficial for understanding the specific needs and challenges of the club. Diversity and Inclusion: Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the club and its activities, ensuring it remains accessible and welcoming to all. Digital Literacy: Competence in using digital tools and platforms for communication, management, and online fundraising efforts.

What difference will you make?

As a Trustee at the London Borough of Hounslow Swimming Club, your impact will be both profound and far-reaching. You'll play a crucial role in empowering local communities, especially children, young people, women, and those with disabilities, by providing them with essential swimming and water safety skills. These skills are not just about sport; they're about saving lives, enhancing mental and physical well-being, and bridging community gaps. Your guidance and strategic decision-making will ensure that the club continues to offer accessible swimming opportunities—both fee-paying programs for those who can afford them and free sessions for underserved members of the community. This dual approach maximises the club's inclusivity and outreach, ensuring that the benefits of swimming are available to all, regardless of their socioeconomic status. By fostering an environment where local residents can learn, grow, and thrive in the water, you're directly contributing to a decrease in drowning incidents, promoting health and fitness, and enhancing the social fabric of the London Borough of Hounslow. Your leadership will help sustain and grow these vital programs, ensuring they remain a lifeline for many in the community. This is your chance to make a significant, lasting difference in the lives of many, inspiring positive change through the power of sport and community engagement.


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