Off the Streets Trustee Board

Published on: March 13, 2024

Join Our Trustee Board – We’re looking to expand our board, with three new trustees including a co-chair! 

This year is an exciting time for Off the Streets and so we are looking for passionate trustees who can join the team and make a real difference as we look to help the most vulnerable in our society.

Please email elaine.priest@offthestreetsessex.org.uk for more details and to register an initial interest.

  • Position: Trustee (Volunteer) 
  • Time commitment: There will usually be 1 meeting a month. Meetings are on Monday evenings and usually last for 2 hours.  There is opportunity for you to be do extra hours around this depending on what opportunities you pick up on
  • Location: Online and potentially face to face meetings once every 6 months

Our organisation is going through an important and exciting period of transformational change and we are looking to recruit new Trustees to be part of this on a voluntary basis and to help diversify the skills and lived experiences that our Board has. We are also looking for one person who would step into a co-chair position working with our current chair.

Responsibilities:
Collaborate with fellow Trustees to set and review strategic goals

Ensuring the shelter complies with its governing document, charity law, and any other relevant legislation or regulations 

Being an ambassador for Off the Streets, promoting its values and work within the wider community 

About You:
Willingness to get involved and help improve all Off the Streets does

Commitment to the mission and values of Off the Streets.

We would welcome applications from individuals from a range of backgrounds (private/public/third sector) who have experience of working at a senior level with or without board experience. We particularly invite applications from homeless, LGBTQ+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented on our Board. We are also particularly looking for those with experience in retail, commercial and accountancy.

To learn more about Off The Streets please visit our website – www.offthestreetsessex.org.uk.

Ready to make a difference? Apply now by emailing elaine.priest@offthestreetsessex.org.uk and be a part of an exciting journey.

To find out what being a charity trustee involves please visit Support for charity trustees (beingacharitytrustee.campaign.gov.uk)

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