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Volunteer North West Learning Disability charity seeks Trustees

Time Out Group (North West)


Posted over 30 days ago...

Time Out Group are looking for Trustees with knowledge and experience in the following areas: business development, HR and social care. Mission, Values, and Aims following the governing document, and legal and regulatory guidelines.


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Handforth, SK9 3HQ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Trustee Duties

To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law, and any other relevant legislation and regulations  To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document  To ensure the organisation uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects:  To contribute actively to the board of trustees' role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets  To scrutinise agenda/minutes and prepare in advance of meetings To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation. To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation  To ensure the financial stability of the organisation  To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper investment of the charity's funds  To appoint the Charity Manager and monitor their performance Use their specific skills, knowledge and/or experience to help the board of trustee’s reach sound decisions, and invite advice from external experts where relevant

What are we looking for?

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Knowledge and experience in business development, HR and social care Has experience of the charity sector Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort Strategic vision  Good, independent judgement  Ability to think creatively  Willingness to speak their mind  Has influence and connections across wide-ranging networks Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship  Ability to work effectively as a member of the team  Nolan's seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership

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 ensure we have governance and leadership.  This may involve:

Leading discussions  Focussing on key issues  Guiding new initiatives  Taking an active role in board sub-committees Other issues in which the trustee has special expertise


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