BANT is run by volunteers and we are always seeking new recruits. Volunteers can contribute various hours but typically 1-2 hours a week. Volunteers will be part of one of the 3 workstreams – Communications, Centre of Excellence or Rules, Regulations and Stakeholder management, or one of the three Committees – Professional Practice Committee, CPD Committee or Membership Committee or a member of the BANT Student Network or Regional Coordinators team.
If you are interested in volunteering for any of the projects listed below please get in touch with the Volunteer Manager, Lara Seago at [email protected]. These projects will completed much sooner if we can secure enough support from volunteers.
|Project/Role Name||Work Description||Skill Required||BANT Lead||Hours Required|
|CHAIR AND COMMITTEE ROLES|
|Professional Practice Committee (PPC) – Member||The PPC are looking for new, experienced NT’s to join our existing committee, helping to respond to practitioner queries and support our members.
This is a fantastic opportunity to keep your knowledge up to date with developments in professional practice. You will have access to frequently asked questions and issues arising from clinic and form part of a team of very experienced NTs offering advice, benefiting your own personal development and practice.
|Must be a full member of BANT and CNHC Registered. Knowledge about NT, BANT and the BANT Professional Practice Handbook and CNHC Code important||Chair of PPC||2-4 hours a week|
|BANT NETWORK ROLES|
|BANT Networks Team Lead||A team leader to buddy up and share the role with our existing Networks Team Lead.
Between the two of you, you will be the point of contact for our Local Network Co-ordinators and Regional Branch Committee Chairs and there to guide and support them, along with your team, consisting of an Administrator and two project Support assistants.
If you are keen to broaden your network of NT’s all over the UK (and some globally!) then this will be an exciting opportunity for you!
|Excellent Communication Skills, organisational skills and ideally previous experience of leading a team.||Volunteer Manager||2 hour per week maximum|
|Local Network Coordinators||To plan, coordinate and facilitate local network meetings for local nutritional therapists in your area. Organising venues, refreshments, speakers and/or meeting content.
We are particularly interested in NT’s from the Herts area currently, but not exclusively
|Event organisation, communication skills.||Local Network Coordinator Team Lead||1-2 hours per week|
|STUDENT NETWORK ROLES|
|Student College Representative||The Student Network is a programme to support BANT student members, engage them with BANT, to help them develop a community and support network and ensure that they feel part of the professional association now and in the future.
The BANT College Student Representatives are a key approachable point of contact within each year group/class at each college, receiving feedback and offering advice and signposting to BANT resources for all student members.
Ideally, there will be at least one BANT College Student Representative within each accredited Training Provider.
The BANT College Student Representatives will liaise with the BANT Student Rep, who represents BANT students on BANT Council ensuring the student voice is heard. The BANT Student Rep will keep the BANT Student College Reps up to date with relevant information and the latest developments.
|Be energetic and out-going
A strong communicator
Have a good understanding of social media forums (internal college forums, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
Have a good understanding of how the college is structured and how communication could be delivered within
Have a good relationship with college lecturers and staff
|BANT Student Representative||1-2 hours per week|