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Volunteer Trustee for the charity Sage Counselling serving those with mobility issues.

SAGE Counselling


Posted over 30 days ago...

Sage Counselling, a home visiting service for those with mobility issues, is looking for a Trustee to join the team which ensures we are ethical, transparent, legal and serving our clients. 


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Mannings Heath, RH136JP

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The duties of a trustee are:

To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, organisation law, and any other relevant legislation or regulations. to ensure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document. To ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives, i.e. the organisation must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objectives, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those activities are. To contribute actively to the board of trustees' role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.

What are we looking for?

Trustee person specification: Each trustee must have:

Integrity. An understanding of the needs of the client group served by SAGE Counselling. A commitment to the organisation and its objectives. An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship. A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties as a trustee. Strategic vision. Good, independent judgement. An ability to think creatively. A willingness to speak their mind. An ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas – legal matters, finance, funding, publicity, Human Resources, computers and information technology, education and learning. Desirable:

Experience of governance. Experience of working with volunteers.

What difference will you make?

We need a trustee with vision and enthusiasm to help us move forward into the future. To join the team of trustees who have responsibility to ensure we are doing everything we can to improve our service for the clients, counsellors, board members and for the organisation as a whole. A part of the trustee role this also means ensuring we are operate ethically, legally and in accordance with our governing policy. Currently we are;

Embracing technology to engage with our members more creatively Looking for organisational improvements to ensure efficient use of resources both financial and personnel. Discovering ways to be transparent, particularly financially. Working towards completing a business plan Ensuring there is a clear succession of key workers.

We hope that with new ideas and your experience you will help us continue this valuable work which has been operational since 2001 as a charity for the benefit others.


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