18th Dec 2018
We need an experienced and engaged voluntary sector leader to join the Community Foundation’s Board of trustees who can bring a breadth of perspectives on the work of charities and role of the sector in our area.
The successful candidate will be someone working (as a senior staff person or as a trustee) for a voluntary organisation that is currently a member of the Foundation or which could join. Voluntary sector membership of the Community Foundation is open to any organisation with charitable objectives working wholly or partly in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. We are particularly interested in people who can bring some of the following expertise to add to the current skills and knowledge mix within our Board of trustees:
We are especially keen to broaden the diversity of the Board so welcome applications from people from black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; and people under 40.
To find out more about the role and how to apply, please visit our website trustee recruitment page.
Before applying, we encourage you to read the Charity Commission’s trustee guide: www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-essential-trustee-what-you-need-to-know-cc3 and the Governance Code for larger Charities www.charitygovernancecode.org