Organisation: Home-Start Richmondshire
Role Description: We are looking for someone with:
- a passion for the welfare of children
- time and interest to be a Trustee of a charity in Richmondshire
- personal drive for making a real difference to local families
Home-Start Richmondshire is at an exciting stage of development. Facing the usual challenges of medium sized charities, we are looking for strong Trustee leads on our Board.
The role involves attendance at Board meetings, being a member of one of 3 committees (Finance & Marketing, Planning & Governance or Human Resources). Membership of committees depends on the skills you bring.
Board meetings are held 6 times each year (every other month) and committee meetings held as required or at least 4 times each year.
You will have proven experience in your field of expertise and be able to evidence a strong track record in a relevant management or business field. You will be prepared to bring your high level of expertise to our organisation in a practical and down to earth way.
What is essential is a desire and commitment to see our charity run efficiently and effectively far into the future – and to share our passion about the well-being and safety of children by providing local hands-on support to families through the power of volunteering.
Our values are: Inclusivity, Respect, Empowerment, Responsiveness, Enjoyment, Quality.
Our unique selling points
-Safety and well-being of children at the heart of everything that we do
-Locally based, meeting the real needs of our local community
-Comprehensive training for volunteers
-Practical support for families in their own home
-Full family involvement based on shared agreements
-Flexible, friendly and tailored to individual needs
-Regular and robust reviews for families and volunteers by employed staff
Trustees are usually able to access the national Home-Start Trustee orientation training and are invited to join our family support preparation course to understand more about how we work and also our themed volunteer training sessions throughout the year.
Location: Catterick / Colburn area
To apply: Anna McCutcheon Administrator Email: email@example.com
Tel. No. 01748 850079
Closing Date: 30/3/2020