Vice President

PURPOSE

To ensure the Club is run effectively and efficiently whilst providing a safe environment for all.

MAIN FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • To stand in for the President in his or her absence
  • Support the President by working closely with him/her and accepting any delegated tasks that are assigned from the list below
    • Take responsibility for managing the Committee and the affairs of the club
    • Chair committee meetings so that everyone has a chance to present their views, that all business is completed and that all decisions are properly understood and recorded
    • Oversee and guide all decisions taken by the Committee and sub committees
    • In conjunction with the secretary, prepare and present the Annual Report
    • Liaise with the Secretary on the agenda for each meeting and approve the minutes before they are circulated
    • Be completely familiar with the constitution, club rules, policies, committee procedures and the Scottish Swimming rules and regulations
    • Liaise with the Treasurer to ensure effective financial management of the club
    • Represent the club at local, regional and national level
    • Help prepare and submit any statutory documents that are required (e.g. grant applications, grant aid reports)
    • Support and encourage the work of all involved
    • Handle complaints appropriately
    • Promote the need for regular training for all staff
  • Follow and promote the SASA Child Protection policy

 

SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES

  • Enthusiasm
  • Good listener
  • Diplomacy
  • Good communication skills
  • Well organised
  • Prepared to make a regular time commitment
  • Decisive
  • Confident at some public speaking and keeping order during meetings

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a member of Scottish Swimming
  • Attend appropriate training
  • Sign and adhere to the Club’s Volunteer Code of Conduct

 

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop (renewable every 3 years)

 

TIME COMMITMENT

Time commitment can vary dependent on size and nature of club, and events attending.