Dundalk Community Training Centre was established in 1985 as a response to high youth unemployment in the local area. We deliver high-quality, QQI accredited, training programmes, designed to meet the needs of local young people, aged 16-21, which also meet labour market needs.
We respond to locally identified training needs in a holistic, integrated manner and promote the empowerment and active participation of clients in the workforce & society, providing counselling, additional support, small classes and linking with other local agencies to ensure every young person has a chance to reach their full potential.
We are seeking to strengthen our board, diversifying our skill set, adding more expertise so we are best placed for success.
Dundalk Community Training Centre are seeking to recruit a number of voluntary board members, from a broad spectrum of backgrounds including particularly Local enterprise, Human Resources, Educational, Financial Unemployment Services and the IT sector etc.
General duties of a Board Member
- Complying with our governing document.
- Ensuring we comply with our vision & mission, for the public benefit
- Acting in the best interest of the organisation
- Acting with reasonable care and skill
- Managing our assets
Responsibilities will include the following:
- Providing input to the strategic direction of the Not-For-Profit and contributing with insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation in the sector.
- Policy formation and implementation as required
Essential Skills/Qualities required for these roles:
- An appreciation and knowledge of the Not-For-Profit sector
- An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values
- Commitment to highest levels of corporate governance
Board Meetings: There will be a maximum of 10 board meetings a year. Meetings are currently held virtually through Zoom and in time will revert to physical meetings in the training centre on Mulholland Ave in Louth.