Trustee - Treasurer

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Voluntary position
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
28 Nov 2019
Interests
Children and Youth
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

This is an exceptional opportunity to use your skills and experience at Board level to help us to change the lives of thousands of young people all over the country!

The Role

The role will involve:

  • contributing actively to the Trustee Board by giving strategic direction, checking effective financial governance, providing a financial conduit between the senior leadership team and the Board, and ensuring the organisation operates within Company and Charity law;
  • attending six Board meetings a year, participating in sub-committees, and devoting some additional time to the OnSide mission including attendance at events where practicable;
  • providing advice and support on an ad hoc basis.

The Person

We are looking for an individual who is ideally a qualified accountant or has a very strong background in financial management, has experience of the financial challenges facing charities and who genuinely cares about young people and the issues they are facing. You will be dynamic and motivated, able to contribute actively to the Trustee Board, can apply good, independent judgement and act with integrity and strategic vision.

We strive towards improving the diversity of the Trustee Board with regard to ethnicity, gender, age and socio-economic background as we seek to be representative of the diverse population of the young people we serve, and we encourage applications from all backgrounds. However, the one thing we must all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country. 

To Apply

The Trustee Briefing Document can be viewed on our website.  To apply, send a CV and cover letter, explaining clearly why you are interested in and suited to the role, to Debbie Wright.  Requests for further information should also be made to the same address. Your CV will be considered by the Board and a response will be sent to you in writing.

Closing date for applications          On-going

OnSide is committed to the safeguarding of young people.  All Trustees will require an enhanced DBS check.

For information regarding how OnSide Youth Zones processes your data, please visit our website.

Registered Charity Number 1125893            

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