RSPCA Branch committee member

  • Location: Liverpool

Aims

To manage the affairs of the branch to promote and provide animal welfare within your branch.

Key activities

  • To be familiar with the branch rules and follow them at all times.     
  • To be familiar with and support the aims and policies of the RSPCA.
  • To work in conjunction with your fellow trustees and branch officers and jointly act in making decisions for the best interest of the branch and the RSPCA.
  • Ensure the branch meets all the minimum animal welfare standards. Where they are not met, work with national RSPCA staff to meet the standard as soon as practicable.
  • In conjunction with your fellow trustees write, adopt, monitor & review a branch development plan setting out the short and long term aims of your branch.
  • To actively participate in branch committee meetings and to attend the branch annual general meeting and regional conference.
  • To be aware of the outcome of regional board meetings and support regional initiatives. 
  • To attend the trustee training course
  • To actively promote and advertise the society in an ongoing programme to recruit new branch trustees and volunteers.
  • To welcome and assist the integration of new trustees and volunteers.
  • Where applicable and in conjunction with your fellow trustees, ensure the proper management and control of all activities and decisions relating to any premises held or staff employed by the branch. 
  • To act at all times as a good ambassador for the branch and the society.