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Committee and panel volunteers

Find out about volunteering on a committee or panel for Rochdale Borough Council.

What committees and panels do

The volunteers who join a committee or panel provide the council with guidance and direction on a variety of topics. They can also make important decisions on our behalf.

​We have a number of different committees and panels in the borough each serving a different purpose. View all Rochdale Borough Council committees and panels

View and apply for current vacancies

These are the current committee and panel volunteering opportunities.

The Independent Remuneration Panel makes decisions about our councillor allowances. They're currently looking for 3 new members.

What will I do and how can I apply?

Follow the link below to view all the details about this opportunity and apply.

Deadline to apply: 11.59pm on Thursday, 12 September 2019.

Independent Remuneration Panel opportunity

​The Health, Schools and Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee make decisions and provide us with guidance on health, schools and adult care. They're currently looking for 2 new co-opted members.

What will I do and how can I apply?

Follow the link below to view all the details about this opportunity and apply.

Deadline to apply: 11.59pm on Thursday, 12 September 2019.

Health, Schools and Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee opportunity

​The Audit and Governance Committee offer us financial guidance and advice. They're currently looking for 2 new independent persons and 2 new independent members.

What will I do and how can I apply?

Follow the links below to view the details about the opportunities and apply.

Deadline to apply: 11.59pm on Thursday, 12 September 2019.

Member for the Audit and Governance Committee opportunity. Independent Person for the Audit and Governance Committee opportunity

Why volunteer on a council committee

Being on a committee is an excellent chance to:

  • Share your opinions and influence decisions in your local area
  • Contribute to the growth and success of the borough
  • Meet new people and become a bigger part of the local community
  • Develop your communication, leadership and decision making skills

Contact

Committee Services
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU