The following pro-forma will assist you to draw up a role description for the Management Committee and office-bearers. Use a separate sheet for each role.
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A skills diversity audit can be used to identify areas of knowledge or skill that need to be developed, either within the existing management committee or through targeted recruitment of new members.
Using the attached document, you can facilitate a simple audit exercise with your own management committee.
Whether you are organising induction for new members or you have just joined a management committee, this checklist summarises the information and documentation which new members will require to be able to carry out their role effectively.
Designed for use in the recruitment process, attached are two different examples of how you can present key information regarding the role and responsibilities of management committee members.
Remember! Tailor the information included to fit your organisation and how your committee operates.
The attached form is used along with the standard committee member application form.
Remember! Always ensure that you tailor example documents to suit the needs of your own organisation.
Use this form to think through who and how you will recruit new members onto your Management Committee.
Typically chaired by the Treasurer, it provides an opportunity for detailed discussion and consideration of financial matters, with regular reporting to the full management committee. It may be given delegated authority for some financial decision-making, but the Management Committee as a whole remains accountable and must still remain actively engaged in financial matters.
Only Management Committee members can be office bearers. Therefore any individuals recruited for these positions must go through the relevant procedures for committee membership.
Recruiting new office bearers
Officers of the Management Committee can be recruited using the same range of methods as those used for Management Committee members.
Qualities, skills, knowledge
A good treasurer will:
An example role description.
Remember! Contents should always be tailored to suit your own organisation.