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Volunteer Trustee

Independent Lives


Posted over 30 days ago...

Together with the Board and CEO, be responsible for the strategic direction, governance and development of the organisation.


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Worthing, BN11 1RY

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Fully support Independent Lives as a Charity run by a majority of disabled people operating within the social model of disability.

Participate actively in Trustee meetings and decision making. The will involve interpreting information and taking judgements with other trustees and scrutinising relevant documents and papers.

Strive to ensure that Independent Lives achieves its aims, in particular by giving strategic direction, setting overall policy, defining goals and measuring performance.

Help to ensure that the Charity operates within its constitution and policies, and within financial and legal requirements (eg within charity law, employment law, etc).

Support organisational sub-groups and committees to meet specific need attending at least one outside the main Board meeting.

Monitor the Charity’s performance to ensure the efficient and effective running of it, as appropriate.

Be involved in interview panels and discipline or grievance panels, if required.

Act in a professional manner when representing and promoting Independent Lives to other organisations.

What are we looking for?

Ideally, we are looking for trustees with Legal, HR and/or Marketing background(s). Please refer to our job pak attached.

What difference will you make?

As part of our board you will support and shape our work and strategic direction, as well as help us achieve our purpose to a fairer society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.


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