Volunteer opportunities on Members' Council and Board of Directors

Posted by BMC Office on 09/03/2022

Are you passionate about the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers? Do you want to volunteer to share your knowledge & experience whilst working with great people? If you have commitment, energy and enthusiasm, now is your chance to give something back.

At the 2022 BMC AGM, taking place on Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 7pm, elections will be held for a number of existing roles on Members' Council and the BMC Board of Directors. 

Members' Council

The Members' Council (Council) is the representative body for the BMC’s members.  At the AGM last year it adopted new terms of reference and three new Nationally Elected Councillors were elected.  The terms of reference can be found here, and a brief introduction to the Council can be found below.

Brief introduction to Council 2022

One volunteer is sought as Nationally Elected Councillor (NEC) to represent members who participate in indoor climbing.  Two further volunteer Councillors are sought to represent Mountain Training candidates and members of BMC Affiliated Clubs.

Click on the links below for more information

This is an exciting time for the BMC as it seeks to expand member engagement and increase grassroots representation, so please consider volunteering.  

The BMC Board of Directors

We are seeking two energetic and forward-thinking Directors to join our Board (voluntary positions).

To balance the composition and skills of our Board, the BMC is now inviting applications for two Directors from its membership during a period when the organisation is reasserting its role as a body representing mountaineers (hill walkers, rock climbers, mountaineers and indoor climbers) whilst rapidly developing its role as the National Governing Body for Competition Climbing.

These positions will appeal to those who recognise the well-being benefits of active participation in outdoor activities and who share our care and concern for the natural environment. They provide an opportunity to gain satisfaction from contributing to decision-making and scrutiny at a time when the BMC is seeking to grow its membership and enhance its services whilst championing the environment in the context of increased outdoor participation.

The Board aspires to be both diverse and inclusive; encompassing a wide range of perspectives, approaches and experiences which we believe are essential to driving further innovation, challenge and creativity within our sporting environment – mountain, crag and indoor.

The Board provides strategic direction, supports operational management and helps promote our activities across England and Wales in addition to governing competition climbing within the whole of the UK. The successful candidate will be part of a team expected to analyse plans and strategic options in a constructive way and help lead the future development of the BMC. 

You can find out more about the current Board here.

Click on the links below for more information on each role.

When applying, please make it clear which Nominated Director position you are applying for.

 

 

 


The BMC AGM is being held virtually on Wednesday 18th May 2022

Have your say, make your voice count with your vote.
It would be fantastic to see as many members as possible join us.

This year, the BMC’s AGM is being held virtually using the platform Zoom webinar. You can join us on Wednesday 18 May at 7pm to have your say on the running of the BMC, from the comfort of your own home.

READ: More about the 2022 AGM and how to vote and attend


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