Is to use his best endeavours to assist members of the province and or their dependants who are experiencing problems, whether it is financial distress or to assist with the acquisition of medical treatment or respite care.
The Provincial Almoner also assists in affording help to the Provincial Grand Almoners of other Provinces by conducting Visiting Brother/Case Almoner Duties in respect of their Brethren/Dependants who reside in West Wales.
It is a job that requires a bit of common sense and bit of independence. It is for somebody who has made the grade and would like to get on with what is important in Freemasonry, caring for and
helping a less fortunate Brother, his widow or his dependants.
The office is one that benefits from continuity and it is suggested that a term of five years minimum is appropriate. Ideally, they should live local to most of the brethren and the heart of the Lodge.
The Almoner’s duties may be summarised as follows:
In addition to the above, a good Almoner will also make himself aware of happier events such as birthdays, births, silver and golden weddings so that the Lodge can send appropriate
Finally, He should never feel alone in his work and ideally have an assistant. If this is not possible he should not hesitate to seek assistance from other members when required.
REMEMBER ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE ALMONER IS TREATED IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE
Provincial Grand Almoner