Trustee

Carers’ Resource is looking for new Trustees to join the board.
Among other responsibilities, Board members: Ensure that the organisation complies with its governing documents, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation or regulations; Support the leadership team in giving strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy and defining goals; Work with each other to establish performance targets for the organisation.
If you think this could be you, please get in touch! If you know someone else you think might be ideal for our board – pass this on to them!

Skills or experience required?:

Qualities required :
o A commitment to Carers’ Resource
o A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
o Integrity
o Strategic vision
o Good, independent judgement
o An ability to think creatively
o A willingness to speak their mind
o And understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trustees
o Experience of managing organisations
o An understanding of carers' needs and awareness of current issues affecting carers
o Experience of managing and developing projects
o Experience of working with black, minority ethnic communities
o Able to manage complex situations and be solution focused
o Skilled communicator and negotiator
o Organisational abilities, an ordered systematic approach to work and an eye for detail
o Experience or knowledge of the role played by statutory, private and voluntary sectors and the way they operate and of community care issues.
o An understanding of the need for confidentiality, sensitivity and a non judgmental attitude.
o Capacity to engage, inspire and motivate colleagues

Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: No
What are the areas of interest?: Trustee & committee
Type(s) of cause supported: Carers, Children, young people & families, Health, hospitals & hospices, Older people
Where is the opportunity located?: Craven, Harrogate, Selby
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 2
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

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