Appointment of a Finance Trustee Member to the North Yorkshire Sport Partnership Board

North Yorkshire Sport (NYS) is looking for an outstanding individual, with a passion for improving the lives of the citizens of North Yorkshire and an understanding of the challenging economic climate small and medium enterprises are operating in.

Skills or experience required?:

We are specifically seeking a Trustee with financial experience who can Chair our Finance sub Committee and work closely with the Finance Manger to oversee Board finance reports.

NYS is an independent Charitable trust with an annual turnover of circa £1.1m, that uses Sport as a Driver for Positive Change and we are looking to appoint a new Trustee to work alongside our existing Board as well as our national, regional, sub regional and district partners.

Trustees of NYS serve on a voluntary basis, although reasonable out of pocket expenses will be paid.

Time commitment – 4 full days which includes 4 Board meetings (one of which includes the AGM) and up to 3 business development sessions per annum (held in conjunction with the Board meetings).
The Finance Trustee will also be required to attend 4 Finance sub Committee meetings per annum.

Key experiences and skills required for the Trustee:

Key Skills

• The ability to contribute objectively and consistently to discussion and debate within a board environment.
• An Accountancy qualification

Desirable Skills

• It is a desirable feature, although not essential that the Trustee has had some experience which demonstrates a knowledge and awareness of sports contribution to at least one of the following areas:

o Voluntary sector sport and national governing bodies of sport; local government leisure and sport; education; health; safer/stronger communities; private/commercial sector business;
o Charitable Bodies

For an informal discussion on Board membership please contact David Watson, Chief Executive of North Yorkshire Sport on 07793860452

Closing Date for expressions of interest: 2nd April 2021

Interviews to be held: w/c April 12th 2021

Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Trustee & committee
Type(s) of cause supported: Older people, Sport & outdoor activities, Other
Where is the opportunity located?: Harrogate
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 4 full days per annum, up to 3 business development session and 4 Finance sub Committee meetings per annum
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times: