Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Voluntary
Job description

Holy Cow Community Events: Holy Cow Community Events is a newly-established CIO, hosting events throughout Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire in order to spread cultural awareness within the town. Regardless of individual faith, our mission is to connect members of the community, bringing them together through song, dance, and interactive workshops. We have now held three successful festivals in October to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights.

Role: Over the coming months, we are looking for a trustee secretary to serve as a representative of our exciting new CIO within the wider community, supporting the chair by ensuring the board functions smoothly. The ideal candidate would be local to Aylesbury, with excellent leadership and networking abilities, eager to be an active participant in the future growth and direction of the organisation. Board meetings will be held quarterly, with the possibility of additional sub-meetings, particularly in the run-up to the main festival (October).

Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing agendas in consultation with the chair

  • Making all the arrangements for meetings (booking the room, organising facilities for those with special needs, etc) 

  • Taking minutes (or being responsible for them being taken) and circulating draft minutes to all trustees 

  • Checking that trustees and staff have carried out actions agreed at a previous meeting 

  • Circulating agendas and minutes of the annual general meeting and any special or extraordinary general meetings 

  • Sitting on appraisal, recruitment and disciplinary panels as required 

Person specification:

  • A commitment to our organisation and belief in its mission is essential

  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort, and attend all board meetings

  • Strong organisational ability 

  • Knowledge or experience of business and committee procedures

  • Minute-taking experience would be an advantage

If you would like to make a difference to your local community, and feel like this is the role for you, then please do get in touch!

The role is a voluntary, unpaid position, but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

 

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Holy Cow Community Events is a newly-established CIO, hosting events throughout Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire in order to spread cultural awarenes... Read more

Refreshed on: 02 June 2020
Closing date: 17 July 2020
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