Board Trustee

The Big Give
Dudley Port
07 Sep 2017
09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Groundwork West Midlands is a regional Charity established in February 2009 and we are now seeking to appoint new Trustees to join the Board and enhance the current membership.

As a Trustee you will be responsible for the overall governance of Groundwork West Midlands.
Committing a minimum of one/two days per month, your principal duties will be attendance at late afternoon quarterly meetings of the Groundwork West Midlands Board, working with fellow Trustees to set strategic direction of the organisation, providing guidance, support and challenge to the senior management team, and also promoting the charity’s work through occasional attendance at external events, and influencing key partners and stakeholders.

Applications are invited from individuals with good communication skills and a knowledge or interest in community development, regeneration, sustainability, social policy, diversity issues marketing, fundraising or HR.
All sections of the community are positively encouraged to ensure our Board reflects the communities in which we work.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a friendly, forward thinking organisation and to help us improve the lives of the most vulnerable communities in local areas.

Along with Investors in People (IIP) and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015. Additional detailed Trust information can be found on our website.

Please apply enclosing a CV to: Caroline Irish, Company Secretary, Groundwork West Midlands, Groundwork Environmental Centre, Dolton Way, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 9AL

Interview dates: w/c 2nd October 2017