- Social Care & Welfare
PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM BELOW, A TRUSTEE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE www.ageuk.org.uk/cheshire
The Board of Trustees/Directors is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the Charity, developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines. Age UK Cheshire is governed by a board of trustees with various backgrounds and skills and we would like to expand our board to help the organisation develop further.
We want board members who want to make a difference to the lives of older people and to ensure that their voice is heard. We welcome applications from people of all ages and backgrounds. Although previous board experience is beneficial it is not essential, enthusiasm and commitment are the most important qualities we look for.
We expect the time commitment needed for this role to vary depending on availability, however it is expected that duties would include:-
- attendance at quarterly board meetings with time in between to read papers and carry out small actions
- attendance at quarterly sub committee meetings
- engaging with Age UK Cheshire activities, projects, training and events
The Board has identified key skills which would complement our current team and help us develop in the future which include; finance, marketing, digital inclusion and IT skills along with legal or business backgrounds.
In return you could gain valuable experience and knowledge by working with a recognised and respected charity, share your skills whilst developing new ones and make a real difference to the lives of older people in Cheshire. Voluntary position with expenses paid to attend meetings and training.
For more information and an application form please visit our web site www.ageuk.org.uk/cheshire