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launde abbey logoLaunde Abbey Retreat House and Conference Centre

are seeking to appoint an ordained

House for Duty Chaplain

to join the clergy team.

For informal inquiries or for details about this exciting opportunity, please contact the Warden, The Ven David Newman on:, 01572 717254 or download from the website:

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th June 2020

Interviews: Thursday 16th July 2020

retreats logoTreasurer

We are seeking to appoint a volunteer treasurer to join our board of trustees and perform the following duties:

  • Preparing annual accounts and annual report, together with necessary working papers prior to independent examination.
  • Keeping the payroll for two members of staff using HMRC software system and preparing payslips.
  • Preparation of figures for quarterly VAT return and processing through HMRC system; preparing figures for gift-aid claims twice a year.

Although most of the duties can be undertaken at home, the role also involves monthly visits to the charity offices in Princes Risborough to update accounts, respond to queries, manage data protection. The role will also include working closely with the Executive Director and Office Administrator.

The trustees meet 3 times a year (daytime, usually in London). The appointment also involves membership of a sub-committee which meets 3 times a year.

Further information and an application form can be obtained from Alison MacTier, Executive Director, 01494 569056,

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