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August 2015

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Group raises £2,000 for RSPB national projects.

Our treasurer Celia was able to report that we had raised enough money to donate £2,000 to RSPB projects, while retaining sufficient funds to ensure the smooth running of the group. It was decided to donate £1,000 to the Intertidal Habitats (saltmarsh and mudflats) campaign, and a further £1,000 towards the Coast and Marine campaign.

Monday, 3 August 2015

Group Leader needed from March 2016

The responsibilities include:
- To lead the group, promote activities, attract and involve members.
- Attend a two day group leaders training workshop at RSPB headquarters within the first year.
- Call and lead the committee meetings and the AGM, and set the agenda's. Ensure somebody chairs the indoor meetings and introduces the speakers. Maintain communication with the South East regional office.
- Ensure a completed local group annual report and annual financial return is sent to RSPB headquarters.

The skills needed include:
- To be a good 'people person' with good communication and interpersonal skills.
- To have the ability to lead people, to delegate and organise, and to be diplomatic and impartial when there are differences.
- To be creative, forward thinking, and willing to try new things. Open to ideas and suggestions from others.

Also the leader must be computer literate, particularly with e-mails and the internet.

If you are interested, please contact Jenny Sweet, Telephone 01273 763608 or