Responsibilities of a Charity Trustee:
- Comply with the Charity’s governing document
- Ensure the Charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit
- Act in the best interest of the Charity
- Act with reasonable care and skill
- Manage the assets of the Charity
Additional Responsibilities of a NiteLine Trustee:
- Provide mentorship support to the NiteLine student committee
- Provide input to the strategic direction of NiteLine and contribute with insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation
- Maintain the ethos of NiteLine
- Drive to provide a high-quality service
Responsibilities Specific to this Role:
- Review and contribute to policy
- Support fundraising objectives and activities
This role is reserved for alumni of NiteLine Dublin.
- A previous NiteLine volunteer, having shown commitment to the values of the organisation over at least 2 years
- Knowledge of the NiteLine’s policies, mission and the specific challenges/rewards of volunteering with a student-led organisation
- Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work and engage creatively and actively with fellow board members and volunteers
- Project management skills and experience in volunteer management are desirable
- Previous Board experience, especially in charities, considered an asset
- Strong leadership skills, with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with the committee and other stakeholders
- Alignment with the ethos of NiteLine. An interest and passion for supporting the mental health of students across Ireland and a drive to provide high-quality services
- Meetings will take place on a monthly basis.
This is a voluntary position. In certain circumstances, travel expenses can be paid in line with NiteLine’s policy.
The Application Process:
To apply, please send a CV (max 2 pages) and cover letter (max 1 page) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Trustee: Alumni” no later than midnight on September 30th. Your cover letter should include:
1. Your motivation for applying
2. An outline of how your skills/experience meet those required for the role
3. Any relevant additional skills/experience that you could bring to the board (e.g. strategic planning, project management, IT, administrative, leadership, etc.).
Interviews will take place remotely in October, with successful candidates appointed in November.