Mind in Brighton and Hove: Trustee and Treasurer

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About the role


Mind in Brighton and Hove supports and empowers people experiencing mental health issues across Brighton and Hove, East and West Sussex. We provide a range of support to enable people to make choices about the services they use and the treatment they receive and our work is informed by the needs and views of people with mental health issues and by the wider community.

We are seeking general Trustees and a Treasurer to complement the competencies, experience and expertise of our existing Trustees. As a Trustee of Mind in Brighton and Hove you will have a commitment to the Charity and ensure that it is effectively governed in line with its mission, vision and values. You will need to think strategically and creatively, communicate clearly and have the ability to exercise independent judgement.

We are recruiting to the following roles:

General Trustee: as part of the Board, you will determine the strategy and structure of Mind in Brighton and Hove, safeguard and promote the values and mission of the organisation, be effective, responsible and accountable as a Trustee and ensure that the Board of Trustees functions effectively.

Treasurer:  in addition to the above, you will need to have an overview of organisational financial affairs; chair the Finance and Business Development Sub- Committee; advise the Board on matters of financial stewardship; ensure that proper financial procedures and records are maintained in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and oversee the development of financial policies.

The roles require an estimated commitment of 1 day per month, which includes attendance at Board and Sub-committee meetings and our AGM. This is a voluntary role. Travel expenses will be paid by Mind in Brighton and Hove.

We welcome applications from people with direct and indirect mental health experience of mental health issues. We are committed to diversifying the membership of our Board and particularly keen to receive applications from women and people from ethnic minorities.

For further information about the organisation and an information pack, please visit: https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/get-involved/volunteer/

Email: [email protected] or telephone 01273 66 69 50


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