Llanhilleth Miners Institute is looking for individuals who are forward-thinking, fair-minded, and committed to collective decision-making and accountability to join our Board as new Trustees.
This is an exciting opportunity to help lead Llanhilleth Miners Institute in the next phase of its development and to use your skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the surrounding community.
We are looking for experience & skills in a number of areas including Community, Health & Safety, Property, Legal and Finance and Hospitality & Events but most importantly we are looking for people with a passion and commitment to help us grow and sustain this unique and amazing facility.
For details please contact Phil Fiander at Llanhilleth Miners Institute. Tel 01495 400204 or email
Role of a Trustee
Being a trustee of the Llanhilleth Miners Institute will require you to:
The statutory duties of a trustee:
Trustees are responsible for the work that the Institute does and how it does it. Trustees have a number of statutory duties, which are:
Unless otherwise determined by the Charity in General Meeting the number of Directors (Trustees) shall be not less than 3 and not more than 15
Board meetings are held when needed, but are usually held six times a year. In addition there may be an annual away-day and also a number of board sub-committees/working groups, which meet as and when required
Outside of board and committee meetings, staff may seek to consult with trustees on particular subjects and expertise.
Initial appointees to the Board will be co-opted. All persons so co-opted shall retire at the Annual General Meeting following their cooption but shall be eligible to be re-appointed thereafter.
One half of the Board of Directors, being those directors longest in office since their last election, will be elected annually by the members at the Annual General Meeting of the Charity. Retiring members shall be eligible for re-election without further nomination.
Due to the involvement of the Institute with children and vulnerable adults, appointees to the Board will be required to undergo a prior satisfactory and regular subsequent DBS checks.
This post is non-renumerated
Tom Whyatt MBE
Chair 3rd May 2022