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.
New UK charity: Trustees sought for World Heart Federation
World Heart Federation is the only global advocacy and leadership organization bringing together the cardiovascular disease community to help people lead heart-healthy lives. We work closely with the World Health Organization(WHO) and over 200 members – cardiac societies and heart foundation from around the world to achieve the WHO target of reducing premature cardiovascular, or CVD, mortality by 25% by 2025. A Swiss non-profit association based in Geneva, our new Partnership and Communications Team is based at the British Heart Foundation’s offices in London. As a result, we are setting up a UK charity to support this, working closely with the global headquarters to carry out our new three year strategy, and are looking for experienced Trustees with fundraising, financial or legal 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.
Chair of Trustees - Age UK Croydon
Age UK Croydon is a vibrant and successful voluntary sector charity whose aim is to promote the health, wellbeing and independence of older people who live in Croydon – by providing an extensive range of activities and services via twelve projects.
Age UK Croydon has a dynamic staff team of sixty, over ninety volunteers and an annual turnover of circa £900,000. Services are managed from three core sites, and additionally provides services and activities at over 35 venues throughout Croydon.
The Sheppard Trust is seeking new trustees
The Sheppard Trust is an almshouse charity founded in 1855 and based in a very expensive neighbourhood in west London. The Trust currently provides sheltered housing for elderly ladies of limited means in self-contained one-bedroom flats. The Trust’s strategic plans, however, are to sell its properties and to use the proceeds to develop new extra care facilities for a greater number of residents in a more affordable neighbourhood.
Chair of Trustees: Emmaus Gloucestershire
Emmaus Gloucestershire is a vibrant and thriving community, charity and social enterprise. It 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.
Chair & Trustees sought for renowned adoption service charity
About IAC – The Centre for Adoption
IAC – The Centre for Adoption (formerly Intercountry Adoption Centre) is a Voluntary Adoption Agency. It provides a confidential and independent range of services for prospective and established adoptive families throughout the British Isles. Originally a government-funded helpline, IAC (in its formative guise) became the independent charity, Overseas Adoption Helpline in 1997, established by director Gill Haworth. In the intervening years, IAC developed from an organisation that offered services to prospective intercountry adopters to a fully-fledged adoption agency, providing a comprehensive service to people considering both domestic and intercountry adoption. The agency also caters to adopted adults, birth relatives and to professionals working in the intercountry field.
Non Executive Director: Emmaus Enterprises
Emmaus Enterprises is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emmaus UK and was inspired by Emmaus in France, where social enterprises frequently provide sustainable income for communities. It is a trusted and valued partner to Emmaus retail outlets, as well as providing high quality goods to other charities in the UK and businesses overseas.
Fundraising Trustee sought for leading scientific animal welfare charity
The Universities Federation of Animal Welfare (UFAW) is an internationally renowned scientific and educational animal welfare charity based in Hertfordshire. It works to develop and promote improvements in the welfare of all animals through scientific and educational activity worldwide, through promoting and supporting developments in the science and technology that underpin advances in animal welfare, promoting education in animal care, providing expert advice to governments and other organisations and helping to draft and amend laws and guidelines. In promoting a scientific approach to addressing animal welfare concerns, UFAW has played a key role in advancing the subject in theory and in practice.
Emmaus Norwich - Treasurer
Emmaus is a homelessness charity with a difference, providing more than just a bed for the night for people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. In the beautiful Norfolk countryside our Ditchingham Community is a site that is full of possibilities: we have a fantastic building, a growing social enterprise that recycles and sells vintage and second-hand goods, and all the potential we can handle!