About Us

About

Al Baseera Bristol Centre is constituted as charitable trust registered with the Charity commission in July 2002 under charity commission number 1092781. The charity and its property are governed by a deed of trust last updated on 30 October 2015.

Objectives

Our objectives are to promote the benefits of the inhabitants of the city of Bristol in particular those of Somali descent, by associating together the inhabitants and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisations to advance education, social welfare and leisure time occupation

Organizational Structure

Trusteees

Abdirahman Jibril Mead
Ahmed Ali
Jama Mohamed Warsame
Mohamed Abdi Dahir
Musafa Ali Ahmed
Hassan Mohamed Ali
Mohamed Omer

Committee Management Masjid

Abdirahman Jibril
Mustafe Ali Ahmed
Ahmed Hassan
Volunteer 1

Committee Management Madrassa

Jimale Mohamed
Nuur G’al
Abdirahma Mohamed Djama

Coordiantor

Abdirahman Mohamed Djama

Health and Safety officer Masjid

Abdirahman Mohamed Djama

Health and safety officer Madrasa

Jimale Mohamed
Nuur G’al

Child Protection Officer Madrassa

Jimale Mohamed


Trustees

Al Baseera Trustees are responsible for the overall Charity, they have the legal responsibility over the charity, they report directly to the charity commission which regulate all charities in England and Wales, the charity commission is therefore the top of the organizational authority for all charities in England and wales. The Trustee meet minimum twice a year, which is the requirements of the regulator, in those meetings the trustees fulfils its legal obligations, such as financial and annual reporting to the charity commission. also, any legal decision that affect the charity is taken in these annual meetings and reports send to the regulator to make them public on the charity commission website.

The trustee and the management committee are volunteers, they do not receive any compensation or other financial benefits from the jobs they do for the community.
The Trustees have set up three sub-committees that facilitate certain activities of the charity’s work. The sub-committees are:

•      Sub-committee for the day to day management of the charity’s premises.

The Management committee is responsible for the day to day running of the charity and its facilities. The management committee meet at least twice a month to discuss various issues that arise daily, whether it is operational, management or financial which needs decision taking.
This sub-committees are chaired by a member of the trustees whose membership reflects the skills that trustee s can bring to the work of subcommittees. The sub-committees meet twice a month, and report back to the trustee chairman. This committee deals with everything to do the operation, planning and implementing the objectives of al-baseera, on behalf of the trustees. this committee oversees all employees and make sure the charity works in accordance with its charity documents, it also makes sure the charity complies with all regulatory requirements. The committee reports directly to the trustees and prepares all agenda topics for the trustees meeting. It also prepares proposals for the mid and long term planning and implementations ideas. The committee is at the heart of the charity, it has close contact with the community and all service users, therefore this committee is the interface between trustees and the community the charity serves.

•       Sub-committee for the youth and sports activities

This subcommittee keeps our youth all year round busy, organising various activities in different times of the year such as half term school holidays, Eid festivals and during summer holidays. For boys, the football tournaments is popular and has been huge success, where boys from the age of 12 up to 16 compete in groups. Also, swimming, trips to Islamic seminars, lectures. These activities are vital for our next generation youth.

•       Sub-committee for the Dawah and Quran lessons

Dawah subcommittee organises events that take place at al- baseera building, they also go out and hold information desks in popular streets in town, giving information about the correct and authentic Islamic faith.



Policies and procedures

All charity policies required by the regulator are up to date, these policies are regularly updated and filed in the charity various folders. The charity has also separate madrassa policies that are published in the charity website.

Some of Our public policies are:


•  Health & Safety
•  Safeguarding
•  Volunteering policy