Could you be the new Trustee we are looking for?

Home-Start Essex are looking for new Trustees to join our board who are enthusiastic, committed and feel that they can add value to the organisation.

As a charity Trustee, and member of the Board, you will share collective responsibility for the overall running and strategic direction of the charity, ensuring good governance and prudent financial management. You will be joining an existing group of Trustees with a wide range of professional skills and experience, and supported by a motivated, skilled and hardworking staff team with their own operational expertise and a passion for changing peoples’ lives.

As a member of the Board of Trustees you will have the opportunity to help develop the charity's strategic goals, monitor performance and to guide and support the staff team. Your time, knowledge, experience and skills will be invaluable to our continued success and will help us achieve our mission and increase our impact in a challenging financial climate.

Depending on individual skills, expertise and time available Trustees may take on other tasks between meetings such as reviewing policies or accounts or attending fundraising or other events.


.We welcome interest in this role from people of all ages, sectors and communities, especially with the following skills:

  • Safeguarding
  • IT
  • Governance
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Finance


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/03/2019

End Date: 08/03/2025

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Flexible. Monthly meeting to attend. Trustees will be required to attend an induction session prior to their first board meeting.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

Before you can register your interest in this opportunity you must either login or register as a volunteer.

You will be returned to this page.



Register as a Volunteer
  • Volunteers required for the new Visitor Information Centre opening in Maldon Town Hall on 30th Sept. Shifts availa…