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We are seeking volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds to join Bristol Animal Rescue Centre (Bristol A.R.C.) as a Trustee to help make a difference to the lives of animals in need in Bristol.

As a Trustee, you will have the chance to influence our animal welfare standards in line with your relevant expertise and drive the implementation of our strategy. You will serve on the governing body of the charity and be instrumental, alongside your fellow Trustees, in the running of the Branch and setting out both the short and long terms aims.

We are particularly interested to hear from candidates with relevant experience in the following
 Veterinary Medicine
 Animal welfare and behaviour
 Governance
 Fundraising
 Communications, particularly digital marketing
 Risk and Compliance

Role of the Trustee
The ultimate responsibility of our Board Members is to ensure that Bristol A.R.C. works towards its objectives in an effective, fair and legal manner.

Duties will include:
 Regular attendance at board meetings, taking place at our Bristol centre (this will be online during the current Covid-19 outbreak), at least 6 times a year and participation in subcommittees
 Ensure that Bristol A.R.C. complies with charity law and Charity Commission requirements and its governing documents
 Oversight of the strategic, financial and governance position of the charity

To apply
If you think you have the right skillset and would like to be part of a committed team with overall responsibility for the charity, please send a copy of your CV or other document setting out your relevant experience, together with a covering letter stating the reasons why you would like to be considered for this position to:

Your CV and supporting papers will be read by Bristol A.R.C.’s Trustees and Senior Management team, and an interview offered to favourable candidates as soon as mutually convenient.

For further information, please see here

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2021