ID: 161666

SECRETARY for "Stroke a Chord Choir"

Health Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity

SECRETARY – “STROKE A CHORD” CHOIR Do you have experience as a committee secretary? Would you like to share your skills to ensure the future success of the Stroke A Chord choir? Established in 2010, the choir gives voice to an extraordinary group of people who have aphasia (loss of speech resultant from a stroke) but can still sing. Information about the choir can be viewed at The Secretary is a member of the Management Committee. The role of the Secretary is to ensure that communications within the committee, the choir and stakeholder organisations are delivered in an appropriate and timely manner. Responsibilities include:- • To ensure appropriate communications with outside organisations when necessary • To minute meetings and circulate to all committee members • To follow up on agreed action from previous meetings • To ensure relevant information is given to choir members • To attend Management Committee meetings on a bi-monthly basis • To prepare send out agendas prior to committee meetings in good time • To receive agenda items from other committee members • Carry out agreed actions set by the committee • Other duties as necessary

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

The role of the Secretary requires an estimated commitment of: bi-monthly hourly meetings with more frequent meetings around events, availability to liaise with fundraising events and ongoing business as pertinent to the Secretary's role. This would be up to 3 or 4 hours per month.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Writing & Editing

We will provide training in how the choir committee operates, introduction to current partners and stakeholders and an understanding of the history of the choir and its aspirations


We will reimburse out-of-pocket expenses