Non-Executive Board Members wanted to help thousands with their financial wellbeing

Non-Executive Board Members wanted to help thousands with their financial wellbeing

Trustee/Governor
J63214
At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Financial management
  • Strategic development and planning

Where

Catford, London Borough of Lewisham, SE6 4SN
Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.
Travel limit? Non-executive directors must work within a South East London post code but can live within London.

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
Non-executive board members will be expected to meet at least once per month. Board meetings usually start at 18:00 within the Catford area.

We are looking for intelligent, experienced and forward thinking individuals who can help us help more workers within South East London with their financial health.

What will you be doing?

You must work, volunteer, study or be self-employed in a SE London postcode.

You will be required to attend board meeting at least once per month to help us with our strategy to grow the credit union by forging more local partnerships, assisting with our financial obligations as well as assisting in creating strategic decisions that will create a credit union that is innovative and truly serves our membership well.

We want to help thousands more to save more and have access to affordable credit. Therefore, if you think that you can help send us your CV today

We are keen to hear from applicants from the following backgrounds:

  • Finance and accounting
  • Banking
  • Credit unions
  • Marketing
  • Compliance

About Crownsavers Credit Union

We have been serving the local working community with banking services for the last 22 years. We have lent millions to thousands of workers, assisting them to become financially capable as well as combating reliance upon payday lenders (and other high interest lenders). Our accessible savings products assists and encourages our members to save easily. 

Credit unions are not for profit financial cooperatives offering savings and loans to their local community. Crownsavers serves the working community of those working, volunteering, studying or are self employed within a SE London postcode - therefore covering the London Boroughs of Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark and Lambeth. 

 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals with at least 3 years experience within one of the following industries:

  • Banking
  • Accounting and finance 
  • Credit unions
  • Compliance 
  • Marketing

 

You will have a passion to help those with their financial health and community banking. 

Skills Required (Generally)

  • Good financial literacy
  • Good business acumen
  • Innovative and creative
  • Strategic
  • Motivated to make significant changes within communities
  • Hands on in planning and implementing projects

Required

You must work or be self employed within a SE postcode (i.e. SE1 etc). Applications that do not meet this minimum criteria will not be considered.

What difference will you make?

Financial stress is one of the biggest personal and professional issues that people face, effecting motivation, productivity, creativity and general health (both mentally and physically). By offering banking services designed for, operated on behalf of our members means that we help thousands (almost 3000 members) to save more and have access to credit that they can actually afford. We work with large local employers to help employees save directly from their salaries to assist in building habits of savings.

You will be helping us to reach many more workers and help create a working community that is financially healthy, capable and financially literate; thereby increasing the general financial wellbeing.

What's in it for the volunteer?

You will have an opportunity to work a team of dedicated individuals who are motivated to provide banking and financial services to the local community. Your decisions will help us build our organisation to help more workers with their financial health. Being a board member of Crownsavers will provide you with a host of board level skills, intellectual challenges and rewarding opportunities.

A few more details

IMPORTANT

You must work, volunteer, study or be self-employed in a SE London postcode to apply for this role.

All applications which does not meet this minimum requirement will not be progressed.

Before you apply

You must work, volunteer, study or be self-employed in a SE London postcode.
Causes
  • Financial inclusion
  • Credit Unions are financial co-operatives owned and controlled by its members.  They offer savings and great value loans.  They are ethical; all profits after expenditure of running the credit...