Trustees – Emmaus Coventry & Warwick
Emmaus Coventry & Warwickshire is part of the unique Emmaus UK network, providing more than just a bed for the night for people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion, but also meaningful work, and giving them the support and stability they need to move on with their lives. Like all Emmaus communities, Coventry & Warwickshire offers a supportive environment where individual needs are recognised and companions are encouraged to use the skills they already have, as well as developing new ones. It also has the same aim of working to become self-sustainable, and to direct any surplus to those in even greater need in Emmaus communities across the globe, raising money for humanitarian relief projects such as agricultural assistance and water programmes.
Lay Trustee - British Geriatrics Society
The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) is the professional membership organisation for doctors, nurses and other healthcare specialists engaged in the treatment and care of older people across the UK. Their membership is expanding and they currently have over 3,000 members. They are a registered charity and limited company with a mission to improve the health care of older people across the UK. They are based in Farringdon in Central London, with national councils in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England.
Chair & Trustees – Emmaus South Wales
Emmaus South Wales has, in the past three years, created an award-winning social enterprise of six shops and a superstore, selling furniture, electrical goods, clothes, books and bric a brac, currently trading at an annual rate of over £550,000, employing 22 staff and supported many volunteers. The £1.3 million of funds raised is being used to convert former sheltered housing in Bridgend into a Community home for 24 homeless people (Companions) and it will open in early 2016. The Companions will work in the social enterprise, to support themselves and help others. Emmaus Companions value highly the companionship that Emmaus offers and the opportunity for meaningful work, both of which restore dignity and empower them to move on with their lives.
Circles South West seeks new Treasurer
Circles South West (Circles SW) is the local south western part of the Circles UK family and offers Circle of Support and Accountability for ex-offenders right across Avon and Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. “Circles of Support and Accountability” are an innovative and successful community contribution to reducing sex offending, working in close partnership with criminal justice agencies and uniquely, delivered in the main by volunteers.
Trustees – Mencap
Our client Mencap is a leading UK voice of learning disability.
Mencap want positive people to join their Board of Trustees and help them change attitudes about people with a learning disability. They have new, ambitious goals and their Trustees are key to helping them make these happen.
Mencap require Trustees with the following skills and experience:
- Senior level fundraising or income generation
- Innovation in marketing and communications, particularly social marketing and awareness campaigns
- Senior level social care commissioning or service delivery.
The Motor Neurone Disease Association is Seeking a Co-opted Trustee
- Could you help us to achieve our vision to see the end of Motor Neurone Disease?
- Do you have the professional experience and the vision to become part of our dynamic and forward thinking organisation?
- Have you experience of operating at a strategic level in a fast changing organisation?
The Association is looking for a Co-opted Trustee with significant experience and knowledge of healthcare commissioning to join our highly committed Board of Trustees.
This is a crucial role that involves active engagement in all areas of the charity and requires people who can offer their time and expertise to really make a difference to people living with MND.
While these positions are unpaid all out of pocket expenses which are incurred while fulfilling these duties will be reimbursed. *Please note this post requires flexibility and commitment to travel, with some overnight stays.
Vice Chair & Trustees – LGBT Mental Health Charity
We are an exciting innovative LGBT mental health charity based in East London. ELOP was established around 1995 as a grass roots developed & community-led organisation with the aim to promote the mental health, wellbeing, empowerment & equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT) communities. For 20 years ELOP has been providing information, advice, advocacy, counselling & support services, plus other social and community activities & events to London’s LGBT communities. In addition to operating direct community frontline services ELOP also delivers second-tier work and provides information, training, consultancy & support to statutory & voluntary sector policy makers, managers, service providers & their staff teams.
Non-Executive Directors wanted for local health CIC (Community Interest Company)
Lantern Health is a community interest company (CIC) and a social enterprise working with the National Health Service (NHS) to provide primary care health to local communities in the Newham area, covering Stratford, Manor Park and Canning Town. Newham is one of England’s most deprived boroughs and the third most deprived borough in London, and it has seen a significant population increase over recent years as a result of a high birth rate, major local regeneration and development projects (such as Royal Docks and the London 2012 Olympics), and a transient population with high numbers of people arriving from abroad.
Trustees - Emmaus Greenwich
Emmaus Greenwich is part of the unique Emmaus UK network, providing more than just a bed for the night for people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion, but also meaningful work, and giving them the support and stability they need to move on with their lives. Like all Emmaus communities, Greenwich offers a supportive environment where individual needs are recognised and companions are encouraged to use the skills they already have, as well as developing new ones. It also has the same aim of working to become self-sustainable, and to direct any surplus to those in even greater need in Emmaus communities across the globe, raising money for humanitarian relief projects such as agricultural assistance and water programmes, plus the community works alongside other local organisations such as Age Concern to host events for local people.
Ruskin Mill Trust seeks trustees with social care and CQC experience
Ruskin Mill Trust (RMT) has been providing specialist Education, Health & Care for children and young people for over 25 years. Our pioneering method of ‘Practical Skills Therapeutic Education’ is recognised internationally and has helped transform the lives of hundreds of young people. We provide innovative and experiential education for people with special learning needs through practical activities in the arts, crafts, commerce, biodynamic agriculture, nutrition and living skills. Their colleges based at Nailsworth, Stourbridge, Pembrokeshire and Sheffield offer residential provision too, so that their students can also learn independence skills. RMT also has a site in Darlington, an independent school in Sheffield, and a brand new site, Argent College will open in Birmingham in September 2015.