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Volunteer Alpine Garden Society President

Alpine Garden Society


Posted over 30 days ago...

The current President of the Alpine Garden Society, David Morris, is due to step down and the Trustee Board invites applications for a successor.


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Pershore, WR10 3JP

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Providing leadership for the board to meet its governance duties and responsibilities, including :

setting vision, values, mission strategy and high-level policy in accordance with charity regulations and the governing document monitoring the Society's performance against established targets securing financial stability for the Society assisting the Treasurer to protect and manage the Society's property and investments safeguarding the Society's reputation and values guiding the Board to ensure that the Society operates in line with its charitable purposes act in the best interests of the Society and not allow any personal interest to affect decisions made making sure the Society's activities comply with regulations and the law reviewing major risks and make provisions for mitigation as necesssary appointing and managing the Chief Executive Officer (Society Director) organising and leading Board development activities such as skills assessments delegating the above duties appropriately

What are we looking for?

An inclusive, empathetic, transparent approach to leadership A passion for alpine plants A balance of independent judgement and an ability to work effectively as part of a cohesive Board An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship A diplomatic, clear, tactful approach, with the ability to listen and engage effectively A demonstrable understanding of the role of charity Board Members Proven experience of working effectively with a Board, with an ability to make the most of the skill sets around the table Experience of non-profit governance, ideally in a board capacity Experience playing a key role in an organisation’s evolution and growth

What difference will you make?

The President role is vital to our Society. Your leadership and commitment to working with fellow Board members, the Society's members, local AGS groups and like minded organisations and partners will ensure we continue to provide and extend our range of activities and services to both members and the wider public in the field of alpine plants and their cultivation and conservation.


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