Trustee/Director

Location
Petersfield, Hampshire
Salary
Voluntary (unpaid)
Posted
06 Jun 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Hours
Part Time

Hounds for Heroes is a charity providing specially trained assistance dogs to injured and disabled UK Military and Emergency Services personnel. Founded in 2010 we have continued to grow steadily and have exciting plans for further development. To this end we have appointed a Charity Manager and are looking to increase the membership of the Board of Trustees.

We want to build a diverse and inclusive Board. We are looking for applicants with enthusiasm and commitment to work with a team of others for the benefit of the Charity and its objectives. Knowledge of the charity industry would be welcome but is not essential.

To help us develop a Board with diverse experiences and skill sets we would
particularly welcome expertise in the following:

As a member of our Board of Trustees you will be part of the strategic leadership of the Charity, helping us achieve our vision of providing specially trained assistance dogs to our injured and disabled UK Military and Emergency Services personnel, and ensuring that the Trust fulfils its charitable purpose, mission and values. Given the Charity’s stage of development it is important that you are willing and able to commit sufficient time, focus and input to the role. In return you can expect considerable personal satisfaction, the opportunity to meet interesting people and learn new skills and the chance to be part of a great cause.

Whilst not essential, less than a one hour drive to HQ near Petersfield, Hampshire would be a particular advantage.

How To Apply

Please download our Trustee Brief and Role Description attached.

Please send a CV and covering letter by using the apply section below,
detailing how you meet the areas of expertise (see above) and the skills you
are able to offer.

 

To arrange an informal conversation with either the Vice Chairman or one of the trustees please contact Julian Forth - julianforth@houndsforheroes.com.

Closing date: 31 July 2019.

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