Bromley, Greater London Greenwich, Greater London


About the organisation

The Maypole Project provides a lifeline of support for children with complex and life threatening illnesses and their whole family; aiming... Read more

Job Description

Overall purpose

The overarching responsibility of the Board of Trustees is to ensure the appropriate and safe running of the charity. 

Role responsibilities

  • Understand the charity’s role and interests
  • Make agreements and resolutions regarding the charities activities to ensure that they are within the Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Identify any conflicts of interest, declare and follow protocol as directed
  • Oversee the management of the charity’s resources ensuring that assets are used responsibly and for charitable purposes
  • Identify and manage any risks to the charity; ensuring these are maintained in a register
  • Ensure that the charity is compliant with applicable laws and guidelines
  • Apply knowledge and skills to role with care, taking advice on unknown areas
  • Minimise personal liability

Time commitment: 3 to 4 meetings per year plus associated work relating to trustee and treasurer

Term of Office: 3 years, renewable

Responsible to: CEO and Board of Trustees