|Job Title||Trustees (x2) - EXPIRED|
|Job Published||25 Feb 2016|
|Contact Name||Volunteers Team|
The Research Council for Complementary Medicine (RCCM), a charity founded in 1983 is dedicated to developing high quality research to enable the availability of and access to safe and effective complementary therapies to help in preventing disease and improve patients' health and quality of life. The RCCM currently links with 800 individuals through its research network (CAMRN) and provides an important research link with professional complementary medicine practitioner bodies. The RCCM aims to create shared research agendas and priorities for practice and useful networking and information sharing events. Creating and maintaining the bridge between research and practice is an important role for the RCCM.
We are looking for at least 2 new Trustees who are able to enhance the capability of and support the RCCM by bringing their commitment, experience, skills in order to assist the charity in delivering its mission and its future development and sustainability.
The key responsibilities are, with other Trustees, to hold the charity "in trust" for current and future beneficiaries by using their skills, knowledge and/or experience to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. This will involve:
We are looking to recruit Trustees who bring knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas:
RCCM Trustee competencies
The RCCM Board competencies consist of two components, core competencies and the specialist competencies of individual board members. Specialist skills are important as many of the issues which the Board discusses benefit greatly from the specific expertise it has at the table.
1. General Competencies
Desirable: Overview of CAM in the UK would be an advantage
2. Communication Competencies
3. Knowledge Competencies
Desirable: Understands the roles, processes and relationships of a governing board and its members and understands legal, accounting, and regulatory requirements affecting the RCCM
How to apply
To apply, please provide a brief 2 page CV and a personal statement (500 words) demonstrating why you are interested in becoming a Trustee and;
Please note that being an RCCM Trustee is an unpaid post and travel expenses cannot be reimbursed.