Becoming a Trustee is one of the most powerful ways you can contribute to your local community whilst utilising and building a wealth of skills. There are around 1,000 trustees based in local Home-Starts across the UK. As independent charities, local Home-Starts require trustees to serve on their Board, taking responsibility for directing the management of the organisation and leading on strategy. It is a fantastic opportunity to support vulnerable families in Wokingham Borough whilst also developing your skillset in the workplace.
In order to be a trustee, you will be required to:
🔸attend, and prepare for, a minimum of four meetings per year
🔸undergo a criminal record check at an enhanced level
🔸undergo a selection process
🔸commit to the legal and financial responsibilities of the role
Trustees are fully inducted into Home-Start before beginning their new role You will receive:
🔸an online welcome event and e-learning, introducing Home-Start’s service and your responsibilities
🔸paid expenses
🔸access to Home-Start’s intranet – full of information and guidance on running a local Home-Start
🔸the support of specialist staff at Home-Start UK
🔸Additional training may be provided if required
We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in Finance, Fundraising, Law or IT to help us grow Home-Start Wokingham over the next five years.
If you are looking for a rewarding voluntary role in a friendly team, please call Amy on 07780 682565 or email amy@home-startwd.org.uk