We are currently looking for Trustees of all backgrounds who have a passion for helping to make a positive difference to the lives of adults who have been in care.
Who we are - The Rees Foundation is a national charity based in Worcestershire that seeks to support adults who have, at some stage in their lives, been in foster care or residential care.
Our focus is on the reality of many people’s transitions from being in care and moving into adult life and the ongoing impact that care experience can have on a person's ability to reach their full potential.
Rees is resolute that care shouldn’t stop at 18, 21, or 25 years, it's lifelong and someone should be there to care. We listen, offer practical and emotional help and we develop projects that really make a positive difference.
The role – The role of a Trustee is to ensure that the charity fulfils its duty to its beneficiaries and delivers on its vision, mission and values. The board of Trustees are jointly and individually responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, its financial health, the probity of its activities and developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
Our Board currently comprises of members with a variety of skills in social care, strategic planning, finance and business.
Our recent skills audit has shown that we would especially welcome applications from people who have professional knowledge and or experience in the following areas;
Legal / Charity governance
Digital / Communications
Lived experience of being in care
We are also keen to increase diversity within the Board. We particularly welcome those from an ethnic minority, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities, and younger people as these are currently under-represented on our Board.
Interested in finding out more?
If you believe you would add value to our board, we would be keen to hear from you.
The role will necessitate a Disclosure and Barring Service DBS.
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