Charity trustee to drive development of a network of supportive Corporate relationships

Leicester, Leicestershire
This is an unsalaried position, although reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed
19 Apr 2018
19 Jul 2018
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Long Term

What is a Trustee expected to do?

  • To contribute actively to the Board’s role in providing firm strategic direction
  • To safeguard the name, values and reputation of FreeVA
  • To ensure effective and efficient administration of FreeVA.
  • To ensure the financial stability of FreeVA.
  • To ensure FreeVA deals equitably with its staff, employs staff in accordance with good practice, and in accordance with its polices and procedures.
  • To ensure that FreeVA complies with its governing document, laws and regulations, charity law, company law
  • To apply all areas of their specific skills and knowledge to best effect by taking the initiative, advising, and leading task-groups where appropriate, in such related activities

What skills are needed?

  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to FreeVA’s aims and objectives
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Willingness to voice opinions and debate issues
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship (training will be given)
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of the team

Clear understanding of Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership

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