Digital Trustee

Digital Trustee

Trustee/Governor
J63287
At a glance

Skills

  • Digital strategy
  • Digital Trustees
  • Social media marketing
  • Computer support
  • IT strategy
  • Software development
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Strategic development and planning

Where

Lambeth, SE11 6EE
Mainly at the office
Travel limit? 30 miles

Time

Either in or out of office hours Monthly board meetings, normally early evening , duration approximately 1.5 hours.

A Lambeth based charity that provides support for disadvantaged young people are seeking a trustee preferably with board experience. We are particularly interested in candidates from a Digital background.

What will you be doing?

As a trustee of YourStory your role will be to protect and direct the organisation. Working alongside Board colleagues you will agree and set out the long-term strategy and the framework within which YourStory must function. As a voluntary non-executive director/trustee of the charity, you will have duties towards Companies House, Charities Commission and fiscal duties towards YourStory, in addition to work with fellow Trustees and key stakeholders.

Key duties and responsibilities are;

  • To provide support to the Board on a digital strategy for the charity.

 

Strategic accountabilities are;

  • Use your judgement to contribute to the Board to ensure that YourStory has maximum impact for the young people it supports and key stakeholders.
  • Support the Board members in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of YourStory
  • Support the Board and Management team in overseeing the work of YourStory and in doing so help attain good internal financial and management controls.
  • Support the board in identifying, reviewing and responding to major risks to which YourStory is exposed.

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate would have previous board experience in the charitable sector and come from a Digital background. 

We are looking for an an IT / Digital expert who can help the charity with our desire to build a digital strategy which will look at social media, digital marketing, website interaction and developing future technology services to help support their aims.

What difference will you make?

Contributing to the board will enable YourStory to have maximum positive impact for the young people and their families.

Your contribution will also help ensure YourStory to remain effective as a charity in the medium to long term.

What's in it for the volunteer?

  • This opportunity offers an excellent opportunity for someone to gain experience working within a small charity with ambitions to grow and to contribute to improving the lives of many young people, their families and the local community.
  • Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

A few more details

Please note that Trustee roles are unremunerated voluntary positions, although reasonable travel expenses will be paid.

Causes
  • Education
  • Children / families
  • Young people
  • Social care
  • YourStory primarily works with young people who have emotional difficulties or have had a difficult past. Through understanding their story, we aim to help them bridge the gap to a better future....