Henshaws is a well-established registered charity based in the North of England supporting people with sight loss or other disabilities for over 180 years, to go beyond expectations, to live independent and fulfilling lives. We are looking for a Trustee with significant financial experience to expand the Board’s current skill set and bring their own experience to benefit the organisation. The Treasurer is the leading interface between Trustees and management on financial matters
Duration: Time limited
Start date: 5th March 2018
End date: 21st March 2018
When can volunteers volunteer? Monthly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Prospective candidates should be:
• enthusiastic and have an interest in services for disabled people
• willing to take an active role in the strategic direction of the charity
• able to attend Board meetings, usually held in Manchester, 5 times a year (which includes a Strategy Day) and act as chairperson of the Business, Finance and Investment Committee which meets quarterly.
• able to oversee financial, internal control and risk management matters of the charity in line with good practice, our governing document and legal requirements

Requirements: Relevant qualification or training
Skill and Qualifications Required:

We are looking for a Trustee with significant financial experience

Areas of Interest: Health and wellbeing, Legal
Opportunity suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Indoor, Long term commitment, Micro, Older people, People with restricted mobility
What activities will the volunteer do? Administration, Financial control, Trusteeship
Skills gained in this role: Governance, Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Clearly marked accessible parking spaces, Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Henshaws