Treasurer (Trustee and Volunteer)

Your Park Bristol and Bath is delighted to be seeking a Treasurer to join this young and ambitious charity board at an exciting stage in our journey. Now in our third year of operation, we want to grow our impact and improve our financial stability to help more people in Bristol and Bath experience the overwhelming benefits of our parks.

Why we need you

We want to hear from you if you have a passion for Bristol and Bath’s natural environment and want to add value to our public green spaces. We are looking for someone with a strategic mind who can bring a strong background in accounting and finance to our business planning to help ensure our financial plan enables our ambitions. We would love for the Treasurer to become a named Trustee of the organisation where working closely with the Management Committee, you will strengthen our governance by ensuring proper financial policies and procedures are in place.

Personal Qualities

We are looking for a confident and dynamic individual who embraces a challenge and is willing to commit some time to help us grow. You will need to have good strategic planning and organisational skills, a passion for, and an understanding of the charity and it’s aims. You should also be approachable, flexible and able to work as part of a team.

Inclusion & Diversity

Our beneficiaries come from all walks of life but at the moment our tiny team is mostly made up of white women. We want to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes us stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for access to Bristol and Bath’s parks for everyone, you will find a home here.

All applicants will be treated equally but we are current under-represented by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups, disabled people, unpaid carers and men. Therefore, candidates from these groups are particularly encouraged.

Download the role profile here.

To find out more or to have an informal chat about the role, get in touch at charlee@yourpark.org.uk.

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV and a 1 side of A4 expression of interest to charlee@yourpark.org.uk by 30th September 2022.

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Volunteer - Your Park Team Days

We are looking for a passionate, well organised and engaging person to help support our corporate engagement product, Your Park Team Days. Our Team Days aim to provide corporates with opportunities to support their Corporate Social Responsibility goals and improve their employee health and wellbeing in Bristol and Bath’s parks.

We are ramping up to fill hundreds of tree planting sessions over winter and need some extra help with marrying interested corporates with the right opportunity and ensuring they have all the details they need.

If you love Bristol and Bath’s parks, have great interpersonal skills, good attention to detail and would be comfortable liaising with employees, we want to hear from you.

What you will be doing

  • Liaising with interested corporates to help find the right opportunity and arrange their booking.
  • Update and sending booking confirmation.
  • Update and send participant information packs.
  • Keep our database and spreadsheets accurate and up-to-date.

The skills you’ll need

  • Good communications skills and a friendly attitude
  • Administration and IT skills including excel
  • An ability to use your own initiative
  • Good influencing and networking skills
  • Planning and organisational skills, with a collaborative approach to work

Where you’ll be based

  • At home, but with regular contact with our wonderful team

What’s the time commitment?

  • Approx. 1 hour per day worked flexibly.

What’s in it for you

We will do our best to ensure your volunteer role is fulfilling and meets your needs. You will have a discussion with your manager about how we can do this, but as standard you can expect:

  • Be part of an exciting team raising money to support our parks
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Have fun fundraising in your community
  • An opportunity to enhance your CV and expand your networks
  • Learn new skills, and benefit from ongoing support and training
  • Reasonable out of pocket expenses in line with our policy eg. travel

To apply

For more information or to apply, please email Charlee Bennett for an informal chat by 31st August 2022.

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