Our Volunteering Team
DCGR is a Committee run Charity and all committee officers are nominated and appointed by the membership at the annual general meeting.
They are expected to build and maintain collaborative relationships between all members, supporters and volunteers to further the charity’s aims. In addition to the specific responsibilities outlined below, appointed officers also act as legal trustees of the charity.
Ensures that the charity and its officers comply with charity good governance guidelines and charity law.
Acts as a representative of the committee and bases their actions on the decisions of the management committee and membership.
Nominated as the registered landlord for the flat (situated above the shop) tenants.
Charity Co-Founder, Membership Secretary and Events Organiser.
Organises and administers committee meetings and the AGM.
Manages correspondence and liaises with other people and groups that could help DCGR achieve its goals.
Keeps records of memberships, manages required information and acts as primary point of contact for charity and rehoming licensing registration regulations.
Committee Officer and primary point of contact for enquires and decisions regarding the incoming, rehoming, and fostering of dogs.
Manages decisions regarding dogs’ veterinary care in line with DCGR polices.
Keeps records of dogs as required by licencing.
Committee Vice Chair
Deputises for the chair in their absence.
Carries out duties of the chair (excluding registered landlord).
Maintains an account of funds, expenditure and fundraising resources, interpreting financial data and keeping the committee informed.
Liaises with the appointed auditors to produce annual accounts.
Ensures compliance with any legal requirements and the principles of good financial governance regarding charity financial management.
Committee Officer and website administrator. Primary point of contact for website design, maintenance and development.
Ensures the ongoing security of the website.
Liaises with committee and general members to ensure all web based and social media communications and accounts are coordinated.
Charity Co-Founder and Charity Shop Committee liaison.
Liaises with the Events Organiser on fundraising events.