Committee roles

Chairperson:

  • Preparing and managing the Executive and Annual General Meetings with the secretary
  • Working with the Secretary and Treasurer to support the home
  • Preparing an annual report and submitting it to the AGM and all supporters and members of the Friends of Matthew Rusike Children’s Home. (This is then sent to the Charity Commission by the treasurer)
  • Acting as a Trustee for the charity

Secretary:

  • Planning and preparing for Executive and Annual General meetings
  • Preparing and distributing Agendas and Minutes of meetings
  • Maintaining the List of Members and Supporters
  • Supporting the Chair and the Treasurer in all matters linked to the Home
  • Acting as a Trustee for the FoMRCH Charity

Treasurer:

  • Receiving and banking all donations
  • Make regular payments, mainly by Mail Transfer to the home’s bank account in Zimbabwe
  • Producing annual Income and Expenditure accounts  and submitting these to the Charity Commissioners
  • Keeping the Charity Commissioners up to date with any changes to the Trustees
  • Encouraging regular donors to set up Bankers Orders
  • Supporting the Chair and the Treasurer in all matters linked to the Home

Exec members duties are:

  • Supporting the Home with advice based on their collective skills
  • Seeking ways to sustain the rich stream of donations collected for the Home
  • Verifying for our Donors that the funds are well used for the good of the Children
  • Acting as a Trustee for the FoMRCH charity

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