Host Organisation: Congleton Youth Orchestra

Trustee(s) required for an established independent youth music organisation who can help support, develop, and to ensure the continuance of the Charity. (Congleton Youth Orchestra, Registered Charity No 1071130)

Opportunity Interests: Arts, Heritage and Culture, Children and Young People
Type of Activity: Accountancy / Finance, Fundraising, Legal Work, Marketing / Social Media, Trusteeship
Location: Congleton
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Saturday AM

“Hands On” Trustees are needed to lead in their area of expertise to complement our existing skill sets plus being part of the succession plans.

Ensuring that the Congleton Youth Orchestra complies with all legal and statutory requirements, ensuring that all safeguarding and other policy procedures are observed.

Working effectively with other Trustee Board members to run the organisation efficiently and for the benefit and enjoyment of its young musician members.

Support the organisation’s Music Director together with the paid staff tutors and staff tutor volunteers.

Use personal experience and expertise to supplement the skill sets of the other Trustee board members

Attend the monthly Trustee Board meetings and other meetings arranged from time to time.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

Skills sought include: Financial, Organisational Development and Support, Fundraising, Providing Advice, Trusteeship.
Interest and enthusiasm are equally as important as experience.

Have a relevant time commitment to fulfil the role of Trustee.

The ability to work as part of a team.

Good Communication and IT skills.

The role involves, as a Trustee, anytime and occasional support at Saturday morning rehearsals during termtime.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

Induction and briefing in the procedures and operation.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Induction, In-house Safeguarding, Fire and Health and Safety training.
Opportunity to become a CYO Registered Chaperone.