Cranborne Chase Landscape Trust seeks trustees

on Monday, 27 March 2017. Posted in News

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Exciting new environmental charity seeks trustees

This is a fantastic opportunity to help run a new charity – the Cranborne Chase Landscape Trust (CCLT) – which is focused on conserving and enhancing the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).  If you are passionate about nature conservation; archaeology, landscape, environmental education, volunteering, land management, dark night skies or rural skills and trades this could be the perfect role for you.

Current projects the Trust is involved with include helping to deliver a new visitor and interpretation centre for the Cranborne Chase AONB and supporting a conservation project to improve local habitats for the endangered Turtle Dove.

Why become a trustee?

Trustees have a crucial and valuable role to play in the conservation and enhancement of an outstanding protected landscape and your skills and experience can help make a lasting difference. This is a great opportunity to find new interests, broaden your experience, and meet new people.

Time commitment for trustees

The trustees meet approximately 6 times a year though some of these may be ‘virtual’ meetings by Skype or telephone. In addition Trustees may wish to attend AONB events or occasional training courses.

Skills that we are looking for

We would be really interested in hearing from you if you have skills or experience in any of the following areas: fundraising/bid writing, project management, marketing/promotion, HR, finance/book keeping or with all-important business acumen.

For more information: Visit our website http://www.cranbornechaselt.org.uk/.

If you would like to have an informal chat, then please contact Steve Avery, Chairman of CCLT savery1@btinternet.com / 01425 483075 or Zam Baring, Trustee and Vice Chairman of the AONB Partnership Panel  zam.baring@keofilms.com /

All interested applicants are asked to send a supporting statement and CV to Shirley Merrick on shirleymerrick@cranbornechase.org.uk

The closing date is 30th April 2017, with interviews held during May.

 

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