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Application Deadline
20 August 2023

Contract type

Voluntary role (unpaid)

Scarborough, Whitby and Rydale

Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Mind – trustees

Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Mind (SWR Mind) are looking for a number of trustees to:

  • Provide strategic skills
  • Offer insight and advice
  • Ensure good governance of the organisation

We're looking for people who are committed and willing to devote time and effort.

You'll have a strategic vision, with good, independent judgement, leadership skills and the ability to speak your mind. You'll think creatively, and work effectively as a member of a team.

Ideally you'll have an awareness of mental health issues, and an understanding of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.

Trustees will:

  • Set clear aims and objectives
  • Establish priorities
  • Safeguard money, property, equipment and human resources
  • Ensure SWR Mind complies with charity law, company law and other relevant regulations
  • Contribute actively to the Board, giving firm strategic direction to the senior management team, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance
  • Maintain the good name, culture and ethos of SWR Mind
  • Oversee the financial stability of SWR Mind
  • Protect the property of the charity
  • Ensure charity funds are properly invested

We want to hear from you if you have experience of:

  • Setting targets
  • Evaluating performance and programmes
  • Charity or company law

We'd also like to hear from you if you have experience in one of these areas:

  • Recruitment and people management with knowledge of employment legislation
  • Fundraising
  • Public relations 
  • Marketing or social media
  • Information technology
  • Campaigning

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