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Trustee/Director for the Community Furniture Stores

Location: York

Date Posted: 10/06/2019

Closing Date: 30/09/2019

Your waste is our treasure!  The Community Furniture Stores help people needing household goods, provide training opportunities and encourage re-cycling and environmental awareness. support with a wide range of work related skills to prepare for employment.

What will you be doing?

The Board of Trustees (currently 9 members) guide the strategic direction and review the performance of the organisations. In addition to quarterly Board Meetings, sub-groups – Operations Review Group & various working groups – meet more frequently.  Trustees with specialist skills serve on these groups, help develop new projects and provide other extra support when required. Accountancy and media skills are particularly needed at this time.

Key priorities for the Board are to maintain and develop existing or new activities which deliver the objects of the charities but also to ensure their financial stability and sustainability.   The combined total income of the three Stores, including grants, in the last financial year was nearly £850,000.  Not for Profit organisations still need to balance the books!

Each year brings new challenges, requiring new and appropriate responses. In 2016, a major challenge was helping households affected by the floods in York, for which we received an award from the Furniture Reuse Network.

 

Role number: J62505

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