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Trustee with Legal or Governance Experience

The Organisation: The Creative Learning Centre CLG – trading as Blue Box Creative Arts Therapy Centre (CATC)

Our Mission: The mission of Blue Box CATC is to provide psychotherapy services to vulnerable children, young people, and their families to realise their full potential through research-based, innovative, professional, accredited Creative Arts Therapies. Priority is given to the most socially & economically disadvantaged children in Limerick.

Through the medium of Creative Arts Psychotherapy, we work with traumatised children and their families to create a healthier, more pro-active participation in their own lives, schools, communities, and society. Blue Box is the only charity that provides free support and Therapy services to disadvantaged and impoverished children/youth in Limerick. Referrals come from schools, social workers, HSE, CAMHS, TUSLA, community organisations and local families. We provide services to 12 Deis Schools (secondary and primary) with on-site services at Blue Box to community organisations and local families.

The Role:

Blue Box CATC are seeking to recruit a trustee with a background in fundraising, or marketing and communications.

The Board are particularly interested in individuals with recent and relevant experience in working with community or charity organisations.

Charities Regulator’s General 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

By being a trustee of Blue Box, your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Providing input to the strategic direction of the organisation and contributing with insight, oversight, and experience at board meetings and any additional commitments
  • Policy development and implementation as required
  • Provide expertise and knowledge to the Board and Executive of Blue Box in the area of fundraising or marketing and communications.

Essential/Desired Skills/Qualities required for these roles:

  • A fundraising or marketing and communications background
  • A deep 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 10 board meetings and 5 sub-committee meetings a year. Meetings are held in Blue Box CATC.


Trustee with Legal or Governance Experience

Published on 02.04.2024

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