Who we are
Bgen is a specialist support network for professional plant and natural world educators. We help our members to connect people and plants in innovative and engaging ways.
Bgen aims to integrate our members into an energetic network of like-minded people. We do this through online events, face to face training and networking events and our informative, topical Annual Conference.
Bgen supports and builds capacity in educators and community engagers in natural and plant science, biodiversity and
We are looking for a Treasurer who will bring enthusiasm and commitment and who will broaden the diversity of thinking on our Board. The successful candidate will combine professional knowledge and experience and will be fully committed to supporting our mission in this vital non-executive role.
As our new Treasurer trustee, you will play an active role within the Bgen Board and provide leadership on its financial health, ensuring financial processes, records and decisions are followed, with transparency and accountability.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic Board and support our work to support plant and environmental education and engagement professionals across the UK.
Availability and commitment
As a Board member you will need to be able to attend up to four board meetings per year (currently held online) and the Annual General Meeting, organised in January – February each year. You will also spend around 2 -3 days per quarter in between meetings, to prepare the quarterly accounts, provide advice and
coordinate payments, with support from the Bgen Coordinator and Bgen Bookkeeper. Days may vary throughout the year, depending on activity.
This position would be for a period of three years minimum (term can be renewed after this time).
If you would like a full role description or to speak in more depth with one of our trustees, please contact our coordinator: [email protected]
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