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Volunteer Charity Trustee - HR



Posted over 30 days ago...

developmentplus is looking for a Trustees to join us, ideally from a Human Resources background to compliment the skills of our existing board.


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Lincoln, LN6 8RJ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Developmentplus has begun a period of transition which will lead to an ambitious vision for the future, for which we are looking for new Trustees to support the journey, particularly from a HR background to complement our existing board.   We value diversity in our organisation and recognise the continuing challenge to maintain diversity at the Board, for example in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, disability and perspective. Our goal is for the Board to become more closely representative of our beneficiaries and local communities in all of these aspects.   Our Values are Approachable

We are welcoming, friendly, and easy to talk to.


We walk alongside, dedicated to overcoming obstacles together. Top of Form


We take time and understand how complex life is without judgement.


We acknowledge the diversity of individuals and celebrate their unique circumstances.


We offer advocacy and hope whilst encouraging people to find their voice.

What are we looking for?

We are looking to recruit Trustees to support Board succession with any of the following skills and expertise:  

HR recruitment and personnel management Target setting, monitoring and evaluation of performance and programmes in a non-profit making organisation Financial management Income generation Equality, inclusion, and community engagement Legal matters (Charity, employment, company law etc) Fundraising HR recruitment and personnel management Public relations and marketing Communications experience particularly in the area of social media Training, education, and learning Lived experience in a social issue we work to address

  Each Trustee must have:      

integrity a commitment to developmentplus an understanding and acceptance of the legal duties and responsibilities of Trusteeship, as set out by   the Charity Commission a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties as a Trustee a strategic vision good independent judgement an ability to think creatively a willingness to speak their mind an ability to be an effective team member a willingness to undertake training

  We particularly welcome applications from:

Underrepresented groups including women and people from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds People from marginalised groups including those from the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities or who otherwise face challenges Individuals with knowledge or lived experience of any of the social issues we support People with less experience but a keen enthusiasm and commitment to our aims 

What difference will you make?

This is a voluntary role but the benefits of becoming a developmentplus Trustee include;

Meaningful impact – make a real difference to the lives of those we support and contribute to positive change in your community. Professional development – gain valuable leadership experience and expand our skills while working with a dynamic team of like-minded individuals. Networking opportunities – connect with professionals, leaders, and stakeholders in the charity sector and beyond benefiting both the charity and the trustee personally and professionally. Personal fulfilment – the satisfaction of knowing your efforts are directly contribution to the success and growth of a vital charitable organisation.


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