Since YGAM was founded five years ago, we have quickly established ourselves as a leading educational charity which builds digital resilience in young and vulnerable people, by training professionals to raise awareness of the potential of gaming and gambling-related harm; making resources available for parents and delivering impactful student campaigns with partner universities. Last year alone, we have reached approximately 364,918 young people, students and parents and we have collaborated with almost 2,488 educational organisations (schools, colleges, universities and charities) to deliver our programmes.
YGAM are incredibly proud to be working with all stakeholders in this space, from the gambling & gaming operators who make products available to the public; education professionals who support young people & students learning; the criminal justice sector; partner universities; public health; third sector organisations; sports clubs; Local Authorities and young people, students and parents themselves.
YGAM is looking to appoint an independent Chair for its Finance, Audit & Risk Committee (FARC) with strategic insight, independent judegement, and commitment to delivering our vision. As a growing registered charity with a turnover now approaching £2m, we are looking for an individual with experience of overseeing finances and risk management.
The FARC is responsible for the risk management, financial management and panning for YGAM. The FARC is responsible for ensuring that there is an effective risk management framework at YGAM and is a formal advisory committee of the Trustee Board.
The Chair of the FARC committee will be expected to:
- Attend and prepare for four FARC meetings a year, following up on administration and actions.
- Meet with the Chief Executive and Head of Finance to review monthly management accounts every quarter.
- Meeting quarterly with the Chair of the Trustee Board.
An honorarium will be paid of £250pcm along with travel expenses to recognise the independent nature of this role.
To apply for the role please send a copy of your curriculum-viate along with copies of your accounting qualifications and membership of professional bodies, plus a supporting statement (max two sides of A4) outlining your experience and how you skills match those in the person specification, to the email address below.
The closing date for applications is Monday 20th July 2020 at 1200 noon. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview which is planned to take place on Thursday 13 August 2020 in London. Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, this may be a video conference interview. Please ensure you can attend on this date before applying.
Good luck with your application and thank you for your interest in our work.
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