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The Bulldog Trust

The Bulldog Trust

The Bulldog Trust is a charitable trust that provides assistance to charities and encourages others into philanthropy. As part of this, the Engaging Experience Philanthropy Network (EEPN) connects ...

Volunteer

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
9 Apr 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Trustee

Sense International is looking for new trustees.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

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Purpose of the role

With the other Trustees to ensure that Sense International is governed effectively for the purposes outlined in the Articles of Association.


Principal Activities

All Trustees will be expected to:

  • attend and contribute to Board meetings and share in decision making  about all significant issues that impact on Sense International
  • share in setting Sense International’s strategy and ensure that it is implemented
  • scrutinise Sense International’s activities, ensuring that assets are protected and resources are well used
  • act as custodian of Sense International’s values and long term future, ensuring that the organisation is managed prudently and lawfully, complying with its’ constitution
  • Support fundraising activities
  • provide challenge and support to Sense International’s Director and staff
  • be an ambassador for the organisation


Qualities Required

Sense International Trustees are expected to: 

  • Share Sense International’s values and aspirations for deafblind people.
  • Have professional skills, life experience or personal qualities that Sense International requires, in order to form an effective and diverse trustee body
  • Possess the confidence to contribute to discussions and decision making and express contrary views if necessary
  • Demonstrate an ability and willingness to attend meetings in working hours and occasional weekends
  • Have an ability to work in small groups and teams
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to the Sense International Trustee Obligations and Code of Conduct


Experience Required 

  • Experience of governance or an interest in gaining that experience
  • An understanding of the services which Sense International provides
  • Experience of Knowledge of the disabilities sector
  • Working for institutional donors, Trusts or Foundations
  • Fundraising
  • Public health policy
  • Education
  • Human Resources
  • Or, indeed perhaps you are Deafblind or have siblings who are deafblind?

 

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