Daisyhouse Housing Association (Daisyhouse) is an Irish registered charity and Approved Housing Body. Through the provision of temporary accommodation and uniquely tailored programmes, Daisyhouse aims to support individuals out of homelessness
Our Mission is to provide secure affordable high quality supported accommodation to homeless individuals and to provide them with the skills and confidence to move to independent living.
Daisyhouse services empowers users so that they:
- Become more pro-active to act in their own best interests
- Take the opportunity to examine the issues which contribute to their homelessness
- Develop their capacity to live independently so that when they are housed on a long-term basis, they will need little or no support
This Mission statement encapsulates Daisyhouse's raison d'être and provides the basis for all of its activities including the development of the strategic objectives.
The Role: Board Director with experience of Practice in the Community and Voluntary sector (Voluntary Role)
Daisyhouse Housing Association are seeking a Board Director with experience of Practice in the Community and Voluntary sector. If you have experience in this or an equivalent area and want to play a role in Daisyhouse Housing Association we’d be keen to hear from you.
Responsibilities will include the following:
- Providing input to the strategic direction, contributing with insight, oversight and experience of strategy formulation.
- Ensuring that the company complies with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements
- Be informed on key organisational and sectoral issues to enable open dialogue and discussion in the best interests of the organisation
- Act as an advocate and representative of Daisyhouse Housing Association as needed externally and internally to help fulfil the organisations mission, vision and goals
- Act as a strong advocate for our client group
- Working knowledge of the governance and compliance requirements for the community and voluntary sector including The Charities Regulator’s Charities Governance Code.
Essential Skills/Qualities required for this role
- A working knowledge of the Not-For-Profit sector
- An understanding and commitment to our mission and values
- Knowledge of and commitment to all legal and fiduciary responsibilities, ensuring compliance with statutory obligations and ensuring best practice in corporate governance
There are a minimum of 6 board meetings a year. Meetings are held in Dublin or online. Committee meetings or working groups are scheduled as needed.