1. CPRE Berkshire


Berkshire wide

We’re passionate about making the countryside in Berkshire a better place for everyone to enjoy. Our vibrant team of volunteers inspire people to care for the Berkshire countryside. With our expansion of activities, we need a few more Trustees.

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Who we are

CPRE Berkshire campaigns to promote, protect and enhance the county’s countryside, the Green Belt and many rural areas for everyone’s benefit, wherever they live.

We campaign to:

help ensure protection for precious landscapes, villages, heritage sites and buildings which give character to rural Berkshire

work with residents and local councils on a range of issues to help the countryside thrive as a living landscape now, and for future generations

The role

Why we want you

By volunteering with us you’ll be helping to find positive solutions for the issues facing the countryside and the environment. By applying your skills and experience you can make a real difference and be a central part of a friendly and passionate charity.

As a trustee you’ll contribute towards decisions to develop our charity in line with our strategy and policy.

You’ll also ensure our compliance with governance regulations.
We’re ideally looking for volunteers with some previous organisational management experience and a passion for environmental and countryside issues.

What you will be doing

Developing and implementing our strategic plan to help us to deliver our mission Supporting the effective and efficient administration of our charity

-Contributing investment decisions to ensure the financial sustainability of our charity Supporting the recruitment of volunteers, staff and contractors

-Ensuring we work within charity law and regulations

-Being a positive advocate for CPRE and encouraging others to support our work Safeguarding the good name and values of our charity We ask that all trustees are, or are willing to become, members of CPRE

The skills you need

A commitment to CPRE policies, campaigns and initiatives

An understanding of, or interest in, the charity sector Some experience of working in a strategic way – paid or voluntary

Independent judgement and a creative approach to problem solving

An understanding of the legal duties and responsibilities of a trustee, or a willingness to learn
Good written and verbal communication skills

Have access to a computer and the internet at home and be comfortable using them

Be able to commit to volunteering regularly to suit your availability including attendance at meetings

What’s in it for you

Use your skills and experience to contribute to the success of our charity and make a positive difference to the countryside

Meet like-minded people and enjoy being part of a team

We’ll support you to develop in your volunteering role and provide you with relevant training

We’ll give you a reference for your future work or volunteering Get involved with social events and workshops on a local and national level, including the annual CPRE conference The opportunity to attend a volunteer induction day at CPRE’s national office in London or a regional centre We provide out-of-pocket travel expenses

Supporting document(s)

This role closed on
This role has expired. To find more trustee roles, take a look at our current opportunities

Our commitment to diversity & inclusion

Trustees Unlimited believes that diverse boards strengthen society. We will strive to remove the barriers that prevent people from applying to become trustees and help our clients to recruit and support people with a wide range of skills and lived experience.

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