Want to start or formalise a park or open space friends group?

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Information and links from the Parks Community UK website about which legal structure should you choose for your group? What should happen at your AGM? What is the role of the chair? Find out here.

“Sample constitution for a Friends group.

A sample constitution for a new friends group.

Sample Constitution

This is a sample constitution for an small friends group.

Holding an Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Find out how to organise and run your AGM.

Sample Meeting Agenda

This is a sample set of minutes for a groups committee meeting.

How to be an effective chairperson

The chair or chairperson is a key role on any voluntary management committee.

How to be an effective secretary

Each management committee will have its own way of doing things and the way in which work is shared out can depend on the skills, interests or amounts of time that a person has to offer.

How to be an effective treasurer

The treasurer works closely with the management committee to safeguard the organisation’s finances, with a watchdog role over all aspects of financial management.

Friends’ Forum Sample Constitution

An example of a constitution for a Friend’s forum.”

About mountsfieldpark

Mountsfield Park is the green heart of the community in Hither Green and Catford. It is used and loved by residents of all ages and backgrounds, and The Friends of Mountsfield Park was established to represent their wishes and needs. FOMP is committed to engaging with all sections of the community in order to celebrate and enjoy the Park, and membership is open to all. FOMP delivers events, manages the Community Garden project, and shares information and news. It also works with partners including Lewisham Council and Glendale to develop new facilities and opportunities. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. https://www.facebook.com/Friendsofmountsfieldpark/ https://twitter.com/mountsfieldpark http://mountsfieldpark.wordpress.com
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