Being part of the North Smethwick Development Trust (NSDT) is both exciting and challenging. We are looking for team players with a variety of skills who will help to drive the organisation forward from its current position to one that is stronger, more confident and with increased credibility with our members.
- Passionate about communities and want to make a difference?
- Do you have experience of the issues faced by our charities caused and want to give something back?
- A good communicator?
- Team focused?
- Flexible and Objective?
If, the answer is yes, then why not become a Trustee?
Our vision is:
“North Smethwick Development Trust (NSDT) will work to achieve the social, economic and environmental regeneration of North Smethwick”. We do this through our 4 ambitions:
- Improving health and wellbeing
- Reducing the impacts of poverty
- Supporting our children and young people
- Being proud of our community
If you would like to use your skills and experience to become a Trustee/Director to help us shape the activities and services for local people living in North Smethwick, we very much look forward to hearing from you. We are particularly keen to encourage people under the age of 30 to join our Board and women.
For information regarding the role of a Trustee, please see www.charitycommission.gov.uk
We are looking for committed individuals to expand the range of Trustee skills as well as to consolidate existing skills with an eye to succession planning. We require dynamic and motivated people who are sympathetic to the aims and objectives of NSDT to fulfil these voluntary duties. Trustees contribute valuably to the Board by giving strategic direction; setting overall policy; defining goals and setting targets; evaluating performance; ensuring the charity’s effective and efficient administration and financial stability.
We want to have a wide range of people on the Board and seek to be representative of the diverse communities of North Smethwick. There is no need to have previous trustee experience to apply as training will be provided. An interest in supporting communities is necessary.
Trustees are expected to:
- attend up to seven meetings a year including quarterly Board meetings (all currently on Thursday evenings) and an annual planning day;
- contribute advice and support on charity and trust topic; and
- attend events.
All travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid.
How to apply: If you would like to express your interest in this position, please do contact our CEO for more information or to receive our Trustee/Director Recruitment and information pack, available on request from our Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary, Jennifer Harrison BEM at firstname.lastname@example.org