Treasurer (Barnsley & District Branch)
 
Do you have professional expertise you could use to help a good cause?  
Are you passionate about animal welfare?
 
We are looking for a Branch Treasurer to act as principal financial trustee, maintaining and administering the accounts of the Barnsley Branch.
 
The role is home based but meetings held monthly every 2nd Wednesday locally in the Dodworth area of Barnsley.
 
Key Activities:
To implement and maintain sound financial systems in order to retain full control of branch funds.
To take a lead role in ensuring the committee set annual financial budgets and forward plan the branch income and expenditure so that the accounts balance in the long term.
To provide a written financial report for every branch meeting showing the branches income and expenditure, since the last meeting.
To liaise with auditors/independent examiner regarding the production of the annual branch accounts and treasurer's report for the Branch Annual General Meeting, including SORP statement.
To maintain control of all bank accounts as authorised by the committee. To execute and operate branch committee financial decisions and act as branch co-signatory on all branch cheques, if required.
To maintain control over all branch paying-in books and receipt books and to ensure their correct use.
 
It’s a great way to meet like-minded people who share your enthusiasm for animal welfare. You will have the opportunity to gain new skills and develop existing ones, whilst making a real difference to the lives of animals.
 
Trustees are elected for a 12 month term at each Annual General Meeting. For more information on becoming a Charity Trustee, and to ensure it's the right decision for you, we recommend visiting https://www.gov.uk/guidance/charity-trustee-whats-involved
 
Most people aged 18 or over are eligible to become a trustee and you will need will need to become a member of the RSPCA.
You will need to be able to work with people and have good interpersonal skills.
You do not need to be an expert although commitment, common sense and the ability to be objective is vital.
New RSPCA trustees are provided with a document “Guidance for Branch Trustees” and asked to attend a training course which provides information and guidance about a trustee’s role and responsibilities. Ongoing support is also provided by regional and national RSPCA staff in addition to any additional training provided by the branch.
 
Please email below to express your interest.
 
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Trustee (Barnsley & District Branch)
 
Are you passionate about animal welfare?
Do you have an expertise you could use to help a good cause?
 
We are looking for Trustees to help us run our branch who can bring something exciting, and add more expertise and experience to our table, helping us to grow and excel further.
We are particularly interested in someone with expertise in Fundraising, but this is not necessary.
 
The Trustee role is home based, and meetings are held monthly every 2nd Wednesday locally in the Dodworth area of Barnsley.
 
Becoming a Trustee is a great way to meet like-minded people who share your enthusiasm for animal welfare. You will have the opportunity to gain new skills and develop existing ones, whilst making a real difference to the lives of animals.
 
Trustees are elected for a 12 month term at each Annual General Meeting. For more information on becoming a Charity Trustee, and to ensure it's the right decision for you, we recommend visiting https://www.gov.uk/guidance/charity-trustee-whats-involved
 
There is also a short, interesting, online infographic course on becoming a Branch Trustee below which will help you decide if it's right for you.
 
Most people aged 18 or over are eligible to become a trustee and you will need will need to become a member of the RSPCA.
You will need to be able to work with people and have good interpersonal skills.
You do not need to be an expert although commitment, common sense and the ability to be objective is vital.
New RSPCA trustees are provided with a document “Guidance for Branch Trustees” and asked to attend a short training course which provides information and guidance about a trustee’s role and responsibilities. Ongoing support is also provided by regional and national RSPCA staff in addition to any additional training provided by the branch.
 
Below is the Branch Trustee Role. Please click to download.
 
Please email us below to express your interest.
 
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Role Title
Details
 
  Home Checker
 
To visit potential homes of people who wish to adopt one of our animals. Excellent people skills are required.
 
  Dog Fosterer
 
Temporarily looking after dogs that come into the branch until the animal can be re-homed. Experience with dogs is crucial. Equipment can be supplied by the branch if required.
 
  Cat Fosterer
 
Temporarily looking after cats who come into the branch until they can be re-homed. Experience with cats is crucial. Equipment can be supplied by the branch if required.
 
 
 
  Rabbit Fosterer
 
 
Temporarily looking after rabbits who come into the branch until they can be re-homed. Experience with rabbits is crucial. Equipment can be supplied by the branch if required.