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Business and Strategic Management Trustee


Accompaniment Support Service for Children

BoM Business and Strategic Management Trustee Job Description

The Organisation:

A.S.S.C. is a not-for-profit organisation that was set up in 2020 to address the needs of young people as they negotiate their way through the criminal justice system. Our service provides accompaniment and advocacy for young people and their families at different stages through the justice system.


A.S.S.C aims to ensure that all children who need our support receive it, in a timely and appropriate manner irrespective of their means. These are the following services which A.S.S.C. will be providing:

  1. Forensic accompaniment for children and their families when children receive a forensic exam at the Barnahus OneHouse in Galway and the SATU in Rotunda.
  2. National Advocacy Phone support for families referred to A.S.S.C.  
  3. Court accompaniment service in the Dublin region, for children who have to give witness testimony in criminal trials

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


A.S.S.C. is seeking an individual with proven knowledge in business, leadership and strategic management. 

The responsibilities of the Business and Strategic Management trustee are as follows:

Provide oversight on strategic development and progression

Oversee and provide support with the implementation of business strategies

Serve as part of the mentoring team to senior management

Provide oversight on business reports

Oversight of compliance and risk management in line with usual board responsibilities

Promote and develop the charity in order for it to grow and maintain its public benefit.

Agree on an effective communication strategy that includes the needs of staff, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.

Qualities and skills required

Relevant third level qualification in business, leadership, management, or related field

Good leadership skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Impartiality, fairness, and the ability to respect confidences

Ability to ensure decisions are taken and followed-up

Good timekeeping

Tact and diplomacy

Understanding of the roles/responsibilities of a governing body

Board Meetings:

There will be 12 board meetings and a number of sub-committee meetings a year. Meetings are held through Zoom.