Home-based
E1, London
None
Voluntary
Job description

As a Trustee, you will contribute to the strategic direction of the Carers Centre and ensure its services are having a positive impact on carers in Tower Hamlets. It’s a vital and stimulating role, ensuring the charity is not only reaching its goals, but is forward-thinking and running as efficiently as possible. Working closely with the Chief Executive you will set the direction of the organisation and make key decisions on how the charity operates to meets its goals and moves it forward.

Being a Trustee is a great way to enhance your professional development goals while making a difference to a cause that is meaningful to you. It allows you to develop new skills or apply existing skills to new real-life situations, meet new people and network—all whilst bringing a sense of fulfilment to yourself and those you are helping.

We have an established, skilled and experienced Board of Trustees but recognise we need to broaden our knowledge of income generation, organisational development and digital communications.  We are therefore seeking motivated and committed individuals to join our Board. 

If you have recent working knowledge in this area and are interested in making a positive difference for carers and their families in Tower Hamlets then we would like to hear from you.

It is important to us that our Board reflects the diversity of the carers we serve.  We welcome applicants from all sections of our community irrespective of age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances.

Timescales and Fees

It is expected that fulfilling the role of Trustee will require the equivalent of approximately 8 days per year.

The role of Trustee of the Carers Centre is voluntary, although reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed according to the rates agreed by the Board.

Refreshed on: 13 September 2020
Closed date: 28 October 2020
Job ref: Trustees
Tags: Trustees, Governance

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