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Volunteer Trustee Volunteer

BID Services


Posted over 30 days ago...

Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of people who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired, or have a dual sensory loss or other disability? 


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Birmingham, B16 8SZ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

This is a rewarding voluntary role, presenting an excellent opportunity for a new Trustee to join our medium-sized charity that has been operating for over 120 years! We are based in Birmingham and operate in the West Midlands, Milton Keynes, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Cumbria and Northumberland.  Meetings are held at the Deaf Cultural Centre in Birmingham. Applicants must be willing to travel to meetings on-site four times a year and to commit further time to support the charity throughout the year. Applications are welcome from West Midlands, Cumbria, Lincolnshire, Milton Keynes, West Yorkshire. A reasonable expenses package will be negotiated We welcome applications from all individuals, especially those with visual impairment experience. We are committed to having a board with a diverse and varied background and so actively encourage applications from Black, Asian, and other ethnic minorities, who are under-represented on the board.  General Responsibilities:

Participate in fundraising activities and promote the charity's work in accordance with its mission and values. Uphold BID Service's accountability to the public and maintain a strong understanding of the needs of our service users. Contribute to the appointment and performance monitoring of the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team (SMT) Engage in personal development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge. Adhere to organisational policies and practices, including Health and Safety, Equality Act 2011, Diversity and Inclusion, Professional Boundaries/Conflict of Interest, and Safeguarding

What are we looking for?

Qualifications and Experience:

Must be able to secure a DBS check. A strategic thinker, ideally with experience of planning and executing a strategy Financial acumen and experience overseeing budgets. Knowledge of legal and governance principles, particularly related to charities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A commitment to the mission and values of BID Service. Able to build strong relationships with co-Trustees and SMT Volunteers without all of the above experience, but the willingness to learn are encouraged to apply as guidance and support will be offered by co-Trustees

What difference will you make?

Role Overview: As a Trustee at BID Service, you will play a crucial role in guiding and overseeing the strategic direction and governance of the charity. Your primary focus will be on three core areas: Strategy and Objectives, Finance, and Articles of Association. Through your expertise and dedication, you will contribute to our mission of empowering the lives of individuals with sensory loss.


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