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Can you help? We are looking for a new Secretary

* UPDATE * Thank you for your responses, the position has now been filled *****

We are looking for a new Secretary for our Neighbourhood Forum.

This is a voluntary position for anyone interested in shaping the future of your community. The role would require devoting a small amount of time each month whilst gaining great experience for your CV and LinkedIn profile. It may be possible for two candidates to share the role.

Typical activities include:

• Organising and preparing agendas and papers for monthly management meetings and annual general meetings (1 hour per month). • Taking minutes, recording decisions and following up on actions from these meeting (2 hours per month). • Publishing minutes on our website (30 mins per month). • Adding important events to the shared calendar (20 mins per month). • Managing membership at important public events (+/-5 events per year).

Time commitments:

  • Less than 10 hrs per month.

  • Management meetings take place on a Wednesday evening once a month (usually at the Harbour Club, Shoreham Beach) and the next major public event is expected to take place in early 2017.

Preferable skills:

  • Good typing and proofreading

  • An understanding of cloud-based file storage such as Google Drive.

  • Familiarity with Google Mail, Calendar and Contacts.

  • Experience with or ability to learn basic web publishing.

  • You will receive a full induction. Ideally you should have your own laptop and a reliable internet connection.

More information:

Please visit our website: to see how we are bringing the community together - to have a say in helping shape the future of our neighbourhood. If you would like to apply or have any further questions, simply send us an email via our contact us page.

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