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Volunteer Trustee

Families Out Loud


Posted over 30 days ago...

Families Out Loud is a Wiltshire charity working with families challenged by someone else’s drug and alcohol dependency. We are recruiting a new trustee to work with the board to implement and deliver our 5-year Strategic Plan.


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Wiltshire, SN13 9NF

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Families Out Loud supports families to bravely build a better life. We want to reach every family impacted by drug and alcohol use so they can speak out, free from stigma, and receive the support, care and help they need. Our services include one-to-one, group, family and bereavement support, as well as specialist teen support. We are recruiting a new trustee to assist with: delivering the charity's 5-year Strategic Plan, ensuring compliance with charity law and other legal requirements, and responsibly managing the charity's resources. The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team, have good independent judgement and be willing to speak their mind.  You will share our passion of supporting families affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. Addiction, and the stigma which surrounds it, devastates lives and families. FOL is committed to helping clients to rebuild their lives, and to reducing stigma so that clients can speak out, and speak freely.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a trustee with engagement in at least one of the following areas:

Fundraising/ income generation Financial management/ accounting Admin/ data analysis/ research Recruitment/ HR IT/ digital communications

Skills & knowledge: 

Strong interpersonal skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Problem solving skills The ability to work as part of a team and make collective decisions Analytical/critical thinking Organisation/admin skills

Have or gain an understanding of how addiction affects families  

What difference will you make?

The role of trustee at Families Out Loud is varied and interesting, providing scope to really make a difference. We know that there are up to 50,000 people across Wiltshire whose lives could be significantly improved through access to our support services, so reaching them is of prime importance. As a small organisation that has experienced steady growth over its first five years, our profile is now increasing and we are collaborating with a wide variety of external organisations. As a member of our board, the successful candidate will help to ensure the charity's ongoing stability and future sustainability. Operating within our Values of Listen, Care, Be Practical and Show Determination, they will be instrumental in shaping the next five years in which we anticipate continued growth. 


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