Trustee

Opportunity

Citizens Advice Uttlesford is seeking a new trustee to join its Board and in due course to chair its Community Engagement Committee.
Main duties and responsibilities will include:

• leading and co-ordinating a team of volunteers to conduct activities and events organised by the Committee
• working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and other Bureau staff to raise the public profile of the Bureau
• identifying possible new sources of funding in the community
• providing written reports to each Board meeting on the Committee’s activities and plans
• organising the preparation of publicity materials for events and campaigns

Skills

Personal skills and qualities required:

• A commitment to the aims and principles of Citizens Advice
• Ability to work as part of and to lead a team
• Understanding of the importance of confidentiality
• Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
• To be approachable and friendly
• Experience of public relations, marketing and/or relationship management


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel, expenses incurred
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
    Role spec available to download from website http://www.uttlesfordcab.org.uk/news/item/trustee-vacancy
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety support

Availability

When: 18/09/2017 - 21/09/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Further Information

Flexible dates. The main trustee board holds 6 evening meetings each year at UCA’s office in Saffron Walden (Barnards Yard, Saffron Walden CB11 4EB) and in addition the Board has 2 strategy meetings, normally held off-site and during the working day.


Location

Working from home

This opportunity is based upon working from home.


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