Trustee

Recruiter
SHELTERBOX 1
Location
Truro
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
10 Dec 2019
Ref
1312655886
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
As part of our regular rotation of Board members, we are seeking one or more additional Trustees with a range of skills to strengthen the Board's work. Use your experience to help drive and support ShelterBox's strategic direction and be part of a global team working to ensure that no family goes without shelter after disaster.

Trustees are responsible under the governing documents of ShelterBox for the governance of the charity. Management and administration are delegated to the CEO and staff of the organisation.

We're looking for people who are as passionate and committed as us to helping families rebuild their lives after disaster. In an increasingly complex world, more and more families are in desperate need of emergency shelter.

We must do more. We want people to join us in taking on that challenge

As a member of the board:
  • To ensure that ShelterBox is beneficiary led in our decision making processes
  • To agree and regularly monitor ShelterBox's strategic direction, ensuring that the strategy will deliver on the organisation's charitable aims and objectives.
  • To ensure that ShelterBox functions within the legal, charitable and financial requirements set by statutory and regulatory authorities and that it strives to identify and achieve best practice in the management of these areas.
  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of ShelterBox by defining goals and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
  • To act in the best interests of ShelterBox as a whole and to put the interests of ShelterBox before those of any other organisation or person

As a trustee:
  • To use any specific skills, knowledge and experience to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. This will include the scrutiny of proposals, leading and initiating discussions, providing advice or guidance on new initiatives and utilising any specialist expertise and experience.
  • To chair and/or attend bodies given delegated authority by the Board such as committees.
  • To participate in Trustee and Chair appraisal processes, including giving and receiving feedback and conducting Trustee exit interviews.
  • To adhere to the principles and processes set out in the ShelterBox Governance Manual.
  • To safeguard the good name and of the organisation and actively demonstrate adherence to ShelterBox's values.

Promotion of the Organisation:
  • To seek opportunities which expand the promotion and awareness of the organisation's work. Using the media appropriately to raise the organisation's profile.
  • To act as spokesperson when appropriate and authorised.

To apply for this position please provide the following two pieces of information:

A comprehensive CV, including details of your achievements in each role and details of two referees.

A supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly addressing the criteria as outlined in the person specification. Please also outline your motivation for applying for this role

Our Trustee Pack and further role information can be found on our website - https://www.shelterbox.org/contact/jobs

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