L32, Liverpool

Voluntary

About the organisation

Citizens Advice Knowsley provides free, impartial, independent and confidential advice to residents of Knowsley.  This means that we are n... Read more

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to have a role as a Trustee member with Citizens Advice Knowsley. Citizens Advice Knowsley is part of Citizens Advice, a national advice service which has been running since 1939. 

Becoming a trustee you will gain great Satisfaction, as you would be helping to deliver a vital local service that, along with other local Citizens Advice, helps millions of people every year to find a way forward.

Each individual member of the trustee board has a responsibility to contribute to the discharging of the board's duties. They can do this by:

  • maintaining an awareness of the business of the local Citizens Advice
  • taking responsibility for their own learning and development
  • regularly attending, preparing for and taking a full part in meetings
  • actively contributing to setting policy and strategic direction, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance
  • monitoring whether the service complies with its governing document, whether it meets Citizens Advice standards and how well the advice needs of the local community are being met
  • monitoring the financial position and ensuring that the local Citizens Advice operates within its means and objects, and that there are clear lines of accountability for day-to-day financial management
  • supporting the development of the local Citizens Advice through participation in agreed projects
  • actively seeking to further the strategic objectives of the local Citizens Advice, and acting in its best interests at all times
  • maintaining confidentiality about any sensitive or confidential information received in the course of duties as a trustee