Director Trustee

Director Trustee

At a glance


  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Legal
  • Change management
  • Project / programme management
  • Volunteer management


Gloucester, GL4 3HX
Mainly at the office
Travel limit? 25 miles


Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
Quarterly Board meetings (early evening - 6.00-8.00pm). Occasional project/committee meetings, AGM and one strategy meeting per annum


31 Jan 2024

Community Connexions is a Gloucestershire-wide community transport charity. We are seeking a dynamic DirectrorTrustee/strategic leader to help us continue to navigate the exciting, but very real, challenges facing community transport.

What will you be doing?

What will you be doing?

  • Working alongside your Board colleagues to make important decisions about the future direction of Community Connexions.
  • Identifying ways to ensure that we maintain and develop top class, transport services working within the parameters that regulate the organisation.
  • Draw upon your personal life experience, or professional area of expertise, to provide insight on specific matters.
  • Participate in projects along with your fellow Board members and the Community Connexions professional team – e.g. volunteer recruitment, marketing campaigns, policy development, social media support.
  • Overall to help the most vulnerable people in our communities.

What are we looking for?

  • We are interested in hearing from individuals with a range of skills and life experience but would particularly welcome applicants with experience in one or more of the following: Transport, Information Technology, Local Government, Business, Finance, Charitable Sector, Legal, Volunteer management.
  • Strategic experience
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Good communication /team skills

What difference will you make?

As a small charity we aim to achieve an enormous amount with limited funds - we do not have large budgets or resources to implement many of our activities. So as a team we need to be resourceful and pro-active in finding ways to offer the best possible service. By working together as a diverse group of Trustees with wide ranging expertise and experience, we know that we can continue to offer this vital service. These are volunteer positions but we are able to reimburse reasonable expenses.

By offering your experience and expertise to a key county wide community service, you will a feel sense of real achievement and will be integral to the decisions we make.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. 

Please contact us via Reach with any questions or an informal chat with the CEO.

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  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Physical disabilities
  • Organisation type: 

    We provide safe accessible transport for people of any age who have difficulty getting out and about, are unable to use conventional public transport due to age, mobility or health issues or are...