1. Valley Leisure Ltd


Andover / Hybrid

Thank you for your interest in Valley Leisure and joining our mission to help people ‘move more and feel better’. We’re looking for people aged 18 and over to join our board of trustees and help us help others get the most from life.

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Who we are

Valley Leisure is a small charitable trust located in Andover, Hampshire with a passionate team committed to helping people ‘move more and feel better’.

Established over 30 years ago, the charity operates two facilities in the heart of the town – Riverside Bowl and I Can Therapy Centre. We have just launched our I Can Connect offering, which is an online based platform which supports the Charity is diversify its delivery mechanisms and expand its reach thus benefitting more people.

The role

To open and view our full recruitment pack, please click on the link; ​www.valleyleisure.co.uk/vllrecruitment

​To achieve our aspirations, support our strategy and journey we need a board of trustees who are as diverse as the people we are trying to help and a skill set to challenge and further
our advancement.

We are looking for people with the skills to;

  • ensure the continued safe and effective delivery of our services;
  • safeguard the charity’s finances and assets;
  • further the charity’s fundraising potential;
  • inform the direction of the charity and it’s service provision using wider policy;
  • shape the development of the charity by harnessing digital technology;
  • influence current and secure new partner organisations;
  • promote the charity and it’s services expanding the reach and profile;
  • ensure our team of staff and volunteers experience a good working environment.

Your passion to help people could come from lived experience or professional interest. If the role and person description resonate with you we encourage you to apply. You could play a vital role in guiding our future strategy and helping more people, move more and feel better.

Time commitment: Up to half a day per month, including bi-monthly board meetings.

Location: Board meetings take place in person at either Riverside Bowl or the I Can Therapy Centre (Andover). There is an option to
join virtually.

Essential duties:

  • To ensure that Valley Leisure complies with its governing documents, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation and regulations
  • To ensure that Valley Leisure pursues its charitable objectives as defined in its governing document
  • To attend and fully participate in Board meetings bi-monthly
  • To support the Chair of the Board in the management of the Chief Executive,  including monitoring their performance and remuneration
  • To contribute actively to the Board’s role in giving strong strategic direction, reviewing policy, and evaluating Business plans
  • To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation
  • To ensure the management and administration of the organisation is delivered effectively and efficiently, making best use of the charity’s resources
  • To ensure the financial stability of the organisation and oversee management of risk
  • To act as an advocate for the organisation and assist in communications with stakeholders and potential partners

A Trustee’s individual responsibilities are:

  • To be guided by and believe in the values of Valley Leisure
  • Innovative, Purposeful and Respectful in every aspect of their role
  • To know the organisation’s vision, mission, values, activities and needs
  • To read and make every effort to understand all board papers and ask questions if anything is unclear
  • To prepare for, attend and actively participate in board meetings
  • To advocate for the organisation and its work
  • To use existing networks and connections to open networks and resources to help the charity achieve its mission

We are looking for trustees with skills/experience in at least one of the following:

  • Supporting people with long-term health conditions
  • Charity leadership and/or campaigning
  • Monitoring and evaluating social and/or economic impact
  • Expertise in behaviour change or innovation in a health context
  • Marketing, including digital and social media
  • Legal and law
  • Finance and accounting
  • Human resources


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