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Volunteer Trustee

YMCA Northumberland


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join us in shaping the future of YMCA Northumberland as a dedicated trustee, making a meaningful impact on the well-being of young people in the county.


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Ashington, NE63 9XQ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The duties of a trustee are as follows.

Ensuring that  YMCA Northumberland pursues its stated objects (purposes), as defined in its governing document, by developing and agreeing a long-term strategy Ensuring that YMCA  Northumberland complies with its articles of association, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations Ensuring that YMCA Northumberland applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its charitable objects (i.e. the charity must not spend money on activities that are not included in its own objects, however worthwhile or charitable those activities are) for the benefit of the public Ensuring that YMCA Northumberland defines its goals and evaluates performance against agreed targets Safeguarding the good name and values of YMCA Northumberland Ensuring the effective and efficient administration of YMCA Northumberland , including having appropriate policies and procedures in place Ensuring the financial stability of YMCA Northumberland Protecting and managing the property of the charity and ensuring the proper investment of the charity’s funds

What are we looking for?

The ability to lead and welcome others’ contributions and to draw views together and agree ways forward. Leadership that enables others to flourish (particularly the CEO and fellow Board members) in their service of the YMCA. Passion about the nature and work of the YMCA. Curiosity to learn more about the YMCA and the desire to serve it well. Awareness of the demands of governance in the charitable sector. Experience of effectively chairing boards and/or committees. Familiarity of working within regulatory frameworks

What difference will you make?

A YMCA trustee wields significant influence in championing positive change, particularly for children and young people. By offering strategic direction and commitment, they help ensure that the YMCA delivers essential programmes and services that empower them, nurture their potential, and foster a sense of community. Through their dedication and leadership, they help create a brighter, more inclusive future for the children and young people, leaving an enduring impact on their lives.


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