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Board Member

North West Simon Community is seeking volunteers who reside or work in Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo and have expertise in areas relevant to the governance of a charitable organisation to join our Board of Directors.

North West Simon Community was incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee in the summer of 2005. The company is an Approved Housing Body and a Registered Charity, and is committed to a Governance regime which complies with the requirements of the Charities and Housing Regulators Codes and all relevant legislation.

General Trustee duties of a Charity Trustee

• Comply with the Charity’s governing document

• Ensuring charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit

• Acting in the best interest of the charity

• Act with Reasonable Care and Skill

• Manage the assets of your charity

The Role:

We are seeking people with an appreciation and knowledge of the Not-For-Profit sector, an understanding of and commitment to our mission and values, and a commitment to establishing and maintaining the highest levels of corporate governance.

Directors will provide input to the strategic direction of the organisation, and contribute their insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation generally, and participate in policy formation and implementation as required. 

Board Meetings:

There will be Six (6) board meetings and up to Four (4) sub-committee meetings a year.  Two (2) Board meetings may be held by Teleconference and Four (4) Meetings must be held in person.  Sub Committees may be arranged via teleconference or in person as appropriate.