Volunteering

Trustees for Doorway

Location: Nuneaton

Date Posted: 01/12/2020

Closing Date: 13/01/2021

Job description

We are looking for new trustees to join our board with expertise in Housing Law, Digital and Marketing and HR to help us continue supporting homeless young people in Warwickshire.

Doorway works with some of the most disadvantaged young people in Warwickshire. We specialise in working in communities where poverty and long-term unemployment have resulted in generations of social exclusion and high rates of homelessness. Over the past 22 years we have grown as an organisation and developed and enhanced our work and the impact it has across Warwickshire.

The aim of our organisation is to ensure that young people who are homeless can look forward with optimism, raise their aspirations and improve their quality of life. This can be achieved with access to good quality housing advice and support to equip young people with the skills and ability to move forward positively in their lives and fulfil their needs and potential.

Role summary

Each trustee that currently sits on our board has experience and expertise relevant to a charity responsibility. The current vacancies require experience and strategic understanding of Housing Law, HR, Digital and Marketing to aid the other Trustees as part of the team which enables the Charity to thrive.

All of our Trustees work together to deliver Doorway’s mission. You will be able to showcase your skills and experience to ensure we have a robust strategy in place, ensuring our provision of services continues delivering support to those young people who need it most.

Person description

  • Background/Experience in one of the following areas: Housing law, HR, Digital and Marketing.
  • A commitment to the organisation.
  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.
  • Strategic vision.
  • Good, independent judgement.
  • An ability to think creatively.
  • A willingness to speak their mind.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

Desirable
•    Secretarial skills to support the board’s administrative tasks, minute taking, etc.

Time commitment

Board meetings take place every 2 months at 4.30pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Subcommittee participation required. Please see candidate pack.

New trustees will initially be invited to attend board meetings as observers, or can also choose to join in as advisors to the board.

How to apply

Applications should be made via Reach Volunteering in the first instance. Please submit your CV and a covering letter stating why you wish to join the organisation, what skills and experience you will bring to the board, directly addressing the person specification, and any other relevant information.

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