Old Ruts is calling on members to help run our great Club

Who do we need?

Enthusiastic individuals with the skills and experience to be part of the team that runs the Club and sets its strategic direction.

What skills and experience are needed?

We are looking for a range of skills, including:

Project Management

Fund Raising

IT, Data & Infrastructure

Marketing & Advertising


Finance & Administration.

This list is not exhaustive – what’s really important is having a can-do attitude and getting enthusiastic people on board who are willing to roll up their sleeves and always work with the good of the Club in mind.

In particular we’re seeking: 

A qualified accountant who can take over the role of Treasurer by the end of this year, after a period of working with our existing Trustee / Treasurer to ensure a smooth succession.

An experienced IT manager who can oversee the Club’s IT infrastructure and software management, including contracts with third parties.

What next?

Candidates should submit a CV (including details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification. Please send all applications to: kevin.wilde@mitchambellecoaches.co.uk and lucytrevelyan@hotmail.com.

The closing date for applications is Monday, 1 March 2021.

The ORA recognises the value of diversity in all its forms at all levels of the organisation, including at Board level. We celebrate its role in the creation of an inclusive workplace culture and thrive on the range of experience and insight diversity brings to our organisation.

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Bar re-opening – Fri 10th @ 5pm


The Club will be re-opening the bar for outside service only from Friday 10th. To ensure we follow government guidelines and keep staff and customers safe there will be a number of changes that you will need to follow.

We are taking our responsibilities seriously and have no choice but to implement these practices if we wish to re-open safely for our staff and members. Please remember this is all new to us too and respect the requests of staff and volunteers as we work through this new way of working together.

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Food Hub Update

We hope all our Members and Friends are well during this uncertain time and we look forward to being able to see each other again in the not too distant future. COVID-19 is certainly a worrying time for everyone but we remain hopeful.

As you will all no doubt be aware, we have temporarily turned the Poplar Road club house into a food drop off and distribution centre for the Dons Local Action Group’s incredible project to provide support to the vulnerable in Merton, Kingston and beyond.

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AGM 2020 – Minutes and recording of video conference

The 2020 AGM was held at 19:30 on Friday 1st May 2020 by online video conference. The minutes from the both the incorporated association and the new CIO are available for download below.

As the AGM was held online it was recorded and is also available for viewing on YouTube.

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