Category: Trustees

Options for Life

Opportunity : Trustees.
We welcome applications from all sectors of the community with lots of different experiences Previous Trustees experience is not essential.
As a minimum the Trustee is required to:
Ensure the organisation complies with its governing document, sometimes known as a trust deed, constitution, or articles of association. To ensure that the organisation pursuers its objectives as defined in its governing document. To ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives, the charity must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objectives, no matter how charitable and worthwhile 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 and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets. To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation. To ensure the financial stability of the organisation .To protect and manage the property of the organisation and to ensure the proper investment of the organisations funds
Requirements : We are committed to inducting our Trustees and supporting them in their ongoing development. It is a requirement we will expect all new Trustees to go on the Understanding Governance stage 1 course if not already completed.
Location : Oak Green Lodge ,Green way Oldbury B68 8LR
Hours : Four Board Meetings through the Year approximately about 2 hours. Also 2 away days if they want to attended other committees quarterly and for 1 hour.
Expenses : Yes Reasonable expenses associated with your role as trustee.
DBS : Yes
Options for Life is a not for profit voluntary organisation. We provide opportunities for adults with learning disabilities.

Relate Birmingham&Black Country

Relate Trustee

Opportunity: Relate Trustees
The board of Trustees provides overall governance and strategic direction for the charity, developing its aims, objectives and goals in accordance with its Articles of Association, legal requirements and regulatory guidelines. It is collectively responsible for promoting the success of the charity by directing and supervising its affairs.
Its role is to provide leadership within a framework of prudent and effective controls which enable risk to be assesses and managed.
The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining effective governance of the organisations financial affairs, ensuring its financial viability and proper processes and procedures exist for assuring all financial records, decisions and delegations are maintained.
Requirements: You may already have some trustee/board experience but most importantly we welcome your support for the work of Relate. Skills or expertise in digital services, HR or employment law, marketing/PR , health-related sector, lobbying , accountancy or property management would also be desirable.
Location: Relate Birmingham Offices near Five Ways. (We also have premises in Wolverhampton and meetings are held here from time to time )
Hours: The Board meets four times a year; currently on a weekday afternoon. The Treasurer is also expected to attend quarterly finance meetings. Attendance at strategy days and the AGM is required. There are opportunities to participate in board sub groups and forums at local and national level. Minimum commitment of 3 years.
Expenses: Yes Travel expenses are paid .Reasonable out of pocket expenses can be claimed and are agreed in advance.
DBS: Yes
An induction to Relate locally and wider Federation will be provided. There is some mandatory training required in Safeguarding and EDI (e-learning)

Reach Volunteering.Chair of Trustees For The Way Youth Zone.

Opportunity: The role of Chair is a stimulating and challenging role that will call on your strategic and interpersonal skills. It provides an opportunity to work alongside an experienced and diverse team of trustees and senior management in a rapidly changing environment to make a real difference to the young people of Wolverhampton. The Chair provides leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees to enable the board to fulfil its responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, as well as oversight and scrutiny of the charity operations.
Requirements: We are interested in an individual who brings the following. A real connection and passion for Wolverhampton, passion for the work of The Way Youth Zone, links with local networks and willingness to use it to help fundraise, characteristics which strengthen the diversity of the Boar , ability to make the time commitment , governance experience and skills , entrepreneurial/business skills, relations with local stakeholders such as the council and other key funders .We welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds
Location: The Way Youth Zone, Wolverhampton WV3 ONR
Hours: The Board meet 6 times a year for 2 hours in the evening. Monthly catch ups with the Chief Executive.
Expenses: Yes
Reach TrusteeWorks are supporting The Way Youth Zone with their Chair recruitment .

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