Join The Committee

At village bakers we like to ensure that members of the group have the opportunity to get involved and join the committee if they wish to do so. We currently have the following committee positions available, so if you interested in getting involved simply apply as detailed below.

Committee Roles:

Committee Role: Chairperson

Length of Term: 2 years (Feb 2019 to Feb 2021)

Type of Role: Officer on the Committee

A figurehead and ambassador for the club with responsibility for key decision making, in consultation with other elected officers and staff and for general leadership. The Chairperson has a key role in encouraging members to become involved in all aspects of the club, its organisation and its development.

The Chairperson has ultimate responsibility for the running and actions of the group.

Committee Role: Vice Chairperson

Length of Term: 2 years (Feb 2019 to Feb 2021)

Type of Role: Officer on the Committee

Assist the chairperson with management of the Village Bakers group, fulfilling the Chairpersons duties during periods of absence or as required.

A figurehead and ambassador for the club with responsibility for key decision making, in consultation with other elected officers and staff and for general leadership. The Vice Chairperson has a key role in encouraging members to become involved in all aspects of the club, its organisation and its development.

The Vice Chairperson has ultimate responsibility for the running and actions of the group.

Committee Role: Treasurer

Length of Term: 2 years (Feb 2019 to Feb 2021)

Type of Role: Officer on the Committee

Responsible for producing and managing the club’s accounts and finances and reporting to the club chairperson. The role includes responsibility for all income and expenditure of the club. The treasurer should also ensure the committee receives regular financial reports and has enough information to make decisions about financial matters.

Committee Role: Secretary

Length of Term: 1 year (Feb 2019 to Feb 2020)

Type of Role: Officer on the Committee

To provide a central point of administration, information and communication for all club business reporting to the club chairperson. The Secretary initially deals with all Correspondence and communications and is key to the smooth running of all club affairs.

Committee Role: Membership & Member Engagement Manager

Length of Term: 1 year (Feb 2019 to Feb 2020)

Type of Role: Member of the Committee

The principal function of this role is to be a friendly, approachable face to new and existing members. To oversee all matters associated with membership of the club and the recording / monitoring of membership numbers at each meeting.

Committee Role: Events & Charity Engagement Manager

Length of Term: 1 year (Feb 2019 to Feb 2020)

Type of Role: Member of the Committee

The principal function of the events & charity manager is to organise, plan and create exciting events that help achieve the aims and objectives of the group within agreed budget requirements.

Committee Role: Marketing & PR Manager

Length of Term: 1 year (Feb 2019 to Feb 2020)

Type of Role: Member of the Committee

The principal function of this role is to provide a central point for the club to lead and promote its activities, targeting increased membership and income and /or to improve the club’s image and profile. This includes responsibility for the club’s marketing plan, social media, liaison with the local media and raising the club’s profile within the local community.

Committee Role: Funding & Fundraising Manager

Length of Term: 1 year (Feb 2019 to Feb 2020)

Type of Role: Member of the Committee

The principal function of this role is to increase the voluntary contributions of individuals, groups and businesses to the Village Bakers, by building relationships, exploring funding applications and fundraising opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you’re interested in applying for any of the roles, please email Info@villagebakers.lgbt and we will be able to send you a more detailed description of the roles. You will be asked to provide a list of you top 3 roles, this is to ensure as many people can be involved as possible.