Are you interested in an opportunity to become a Trustee for an organisation making a real difference to the lives of young blind and partially sighted people?
Our Board of Trustees works together to ensure that our organisation is sustainable and accountable by exercising good governance and following all necessary policies and procedures. In addition to your statutory duties, each Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve scrutinising board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, or other issues in which the Trustee has special expertise.
We are interested in hearing from individuals with the following skills, knowledge and experience:
As well as the following:
As an organisation we are particularly keen to ensure that our Trustees are fully representative of the community in which we work and at the current time we would warmly welcome applications from people with a diverse range of backgrounds, ethnicity, gender and age.
Your role as a Trustee will be key in the strategy of our organisation. With your skills and experience, you will contribute to driving the board to make decisions that will have a huge impact on the future of our charity and will have a big part in shaping how our services are run going forward.
At RSBC, our vision is that every blind child and their family will have the skills and confidence to live their life without limits. This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation committed to fulfilling this purpose. You will be involved in driving the strategic direction of our organisation, as we continue our provision of services for visually impaired children, young people and their families.
The Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, all roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, 2 satisfactory professional references and a commitment to undertake regular safeguarding training.