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County Treasurer and Trustee

Essex County Scout Council
Essex (GB)
Volunteer role
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

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Charity and not for profit, Community, Education, Board trustees
Salary band
Part Time
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As part of our board you will support and shape our work and strategic direction, as well as help us achieve our purpose to provide Skills for Life to the young people of Essex.

The role of Treasurer is vital to the successful operation of the County.  As well as needing someone to keep us on track financially and ensure that we remain financially viable, we are looking for someone to help us develop our strategic plan and vision for the future.

Areas where we would welcome additional skills & expertise (albeit not essential to the core role) are:

  • Community & Corporate Fundraising knowledge
  • Property Development and management experience & knowledge
  • Major Donor relationship building

As a trustee, you will have a real opportunity to offer your unique skill set to help the strategic progression and Governance of the charity.

As a key member of our board you will help to ensure the continued and growing success of Essex County Scouts.   By contributing your time, skills and experience, you will help us ensure the ongoing financial security and governance of the County.  As a trustee you will have a real opportunity to offer your unique skill set to help the strategic progression of Essex Scouts.


Our Mission is to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society by preparing them with Skills for Life, supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme.

Scouting is open to all young people between the ages of 4 and 25 years of age regardless of background, ethnic origin, nationality, race, gender, marital status or sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, political or religious belief.

Essex Scout County comprises of 20 Districts, one of which is devoted purely to Sailing.  Within the remaining 19 Districts there are 247 Scouts Groups with a total of c4,500 Adult Leaders delivering quality Scouting to c13,500 young people.  The County also owns and operates an Activity Centre at Skreens Park, near Chelmsford, which provides adventurous outdoor activities and is used by Scouts, Guides, external youth organisations and schools.  Annual turnover is in the range £500k - £1m.

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11 Markland Drive
Westcliff Drive

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