Trustee vacancy – Eskdale Mill

Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust is recruiting a Secretary, Chair, watermill & hydro engineering experts and finance/admin support to join the Board.   

The duties of trustees are:

  • to ensure that EMHT complies with its governing document, charity law, and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • to ensure that EMHT pursues its charitable objects
  • to ensure that EMHT applies its resources exclusively in furtherance of its objects,
  • to contribute actively by giving firm strategic direction to the organisation,
  • to prepare for, and regularly to attend and actively participate in trustees’ meetings
  • to safeguard the good name, values and mission of EMHT
  • to ensure the effective and efficient administration of EMHT,
  • to ensure the financial stability of EMHT
  • to act as a co-signatory for cheques, new accounts and other financial documents, if requested to do so
  • to protect and manage the property of EMHT and to ensure the proper investment of its funds
  • to demonstrate commitment to EMHT by maintaining paid-up membership
  • regularly to review risk, including to buildings, visitors, volunteers and staff
  • to support the mill manager.

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: 2 hours per week

Daytime or evening meetings: evening

Closing date for applications: November 2022

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