Governance

Becoming a RLSS UK Trustee

Have you thought about becoming a Royal Life Saving Society UK Trustee?

You could help shape the future of the Royal Life Saving Society UK.

This year (2017) we have four vacancies on RLSS UK Trustee Board.

Trustees are vital to our continued success and the application pack within Essential Documents explains what we are looking for and the information to help you decide whether this opportunity is right for you.

Each applicant will need to submit an application form and be voted for as part of ‘one member one vote’.  The deadline for Trustee applications is midnight Friday 12 May 2017.

Thank you again for your interest.


Dawn Whittaker, Chair
Royal Life Saving Society UK


Di Steer, CEO

Royal Life Saving Society UK

How to apply

Step 1
Download the Trustee Application Pack and Trustee Application Form from the Essential Documents page.

Read the Trustee Application Pack to fully understand what’s involved in being a Trustee.

Step 2
Express your interest in becoming a Trustee by emailing [email protected].

Stephanie will get in touch with yourself to arrange a convenient time for a phone call between a current RLSS UK Trustee and yourself. This call is purely so a current RLSS UK Trustee can make clear the governance duties of a Trustee and ensure you’re clear on the responsibilities involved. It’s also a good opportunity for you to ask any questions you have.

Deadline – Sunday 30 April 2017.

Step 3
Receive your telephone call from an RLSS UK Trustee.

Step 4
Email your completed Trustee Application Form and photo of yourself to [email protected]

Deadline – Friday 12 May 2017.

Key Dates for 2017

 

Thursday 13 April 2017
Trustee application date opens with Trustee Application Pack and Trustee Application Form available to download from the Essential Documents page.

Between Thursday 13 April and Sunday 30 April 2017
Expressions of interest to be emailed to [email protected].  Phone calls between a current RLSS UK Trustee and potential candidates held to make clear governance duties of a Trustee.

Friday 12 May 2017 (midnight)
Trustee Application Form and photo deadline.

Thursday 1 June 2017
‘One Member One Vote’ voting opens online

Wednesday 28 June (midnight)
‘One Member One Vote’ voting closes

Saturday 1 July 2017
RLSS UK’s Annual General Meeting, including voting results and installation of Trustees

July, August, September 2017
Trustee inductions

Saturday 23 September 2017
Trustee board meeting

Saturday 2 December 2017
Trustee board meeting

Essential documents

 

Trustee Application Pack and Trustee Application Form

 

Relevant Governing Documents

 

Other