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Trustee

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic new board member who:

  • Has professional experience in corporate governance and/or an area of organisational management such as: finance; HR; strategy development; change management; PR and communications; or organisational sustainability.
  • Can commit to a minimum of one year on the board
  • Will attend and engage at meetings approximately once every 6 weeks (Tuesday evenings)
  • Will be responsive to correspondence in between meetings when decisions/guidance/support are required by the Services Manager
  • Will participate in occasional board training
  • Familiarity with the Charities Governance Code (compliance will be mandatory by 2020) is not required. However, if the candidate is new to the sector and associated corporate governance developments, a willingness to become familiar with such and contribute to the organisation’s achievement of timely compliance will be necessary.

Benefits:

  • Develop your career through first-hand experience at the most senior level of an organisation, exercising strategy, contributing to major decisions, overseeing performance and acting as an advocate
  • Become a governance leader, enhancing the governing capacity of a community-based organisation
  • Enhance the board’s diversity by sharing your point of view
  • Make a meaningful difference to a non-profit organisation and the community they serve, by sharing your professional skill-set
  • Work with inspirational people with a wealth of cross-sectoral experience

Support and supervision:

  • Induction to the organisation and briefing pack
  • Local area partnership provides free Directors Training including an overview of the Governance Code

Meetings:

  • Approximately every 6 weeks, usually on Tuesday evenings for approximately 2 – 2.5 hours
  • Take place in Edenmore, Raheny, Dublin 5