SYLVANUS LYSONS CHARITY
Charity Commissioners Number 202939
VACANCY FOR CHARITY TRUSTEE
Following a review of Governance, two new lay trustees are to be appointed to the Board of the Charity with the aim of enlarging membership to a total of seven of which four will be members from the clergy and three who will be lay. Trustees are volunteers and the post is not remunerated.
Established in 1750 the Charity has been supporting churches and organisations in the Diocese of Gloucester for over 250 years. The Charity supports projects initiated with the support of congregations within the Diocese and is keen to support new projects as they become established. The Charity also supports individual members of the clergy.
Together with a passion to enable the Charity’s commitment to the support of the Christian Ministry and Ministers within the Diocese of Gloucester, applicants should have sound management experience ideally with a knowledge of budgets and financial controls, risk management and an understanding of investment management
The Trustee Board usually meets three times each year in Gloucester. Applicants will be considered for the Audit, Finance and Investment sub-committee which also meets three times a year.
More information about the activities of the Charity can be seen on our website – www.sylvanuslysons.wordpress.com
If you are interested in playing a part in the work of this important Charity, please send your c.v. and application to Ian Templeton, Vice Chair of Trustees at A role description is available on request.
Applications should be received by 24th May 2021