Trustee - Irish in Britain
Organisation: Irish in Britain
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 29th October 2018
Region: Nation Wide
Irish in Britain is the leading network for Irish community organisations and Irish individuals in Britain. Together with our Members, we are the foundation of Irish community life in Britain. Our mission is to make a difference to the lives and experiences of Irish people across Britain. We actively lead our community at all levels; drafting policy positions; conducting research to make the most informed decisions; placing Irish in Britain at the centre of relations between Ireland and Britain through our parliamentary work and acting as Secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Irish in Britain: building sustainability into our member organisations; promoting healthy living in our community; and campaigning for issues that matter to the whole community.
To help us to achieve our ambitious aims and ensure the organisation is effectively managed we are seeking professional and inspiring new members to join our Board of Trustees. Board level experience is essential. We would be particularly interested to talk to you if you have senior level experience in the following fields:
- Public/Health Policy
- Income Generation
To become a member of our Board you will need to be a member of one of our member organisations or a ‘Friend' of Irish in Britain. You will be required to demonstrate a strong commitment to the purpose and development of Irish in Britain and to offer the skills you have towards our common goal. Trustees are collectively responsible for setting the strategic aims and objectives of Irish in Britain and ensuring that proper governance arrangements are in place. The role involves attendance at board meetings (6 per year), and AGM usually held on a Saturday, teleconferences and other occasional meetings as appropriate.
Advert Start Date: 2nd October 2018
Contact Telephone Number: 02039030992
Contact Name: Ann Gould
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org