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Citizens Advice Havant is currently recruiting three voluntary 3 Trustees

We are not offering any paid vacancies but you can check other local Citizens Advice services in Hampshire HERE

Alternatively, if you're interested in volunteering, take a look at the Volunteers section of our website HERE

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Voluntary Trustee Treasurer

Description

We are recruiting a voluntary Trustee Treasurer with strong finance skills to both improve our breadth of skills and to replace the Treasurer who recently retired.

Previous Board or Trustee experience is not necessary and we welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds. We are particularly keen to achieve a more diverse Trustee Board and we welcome applications from all sections of the local Havant Borough communityOur induction process will provide you with the knowledge and support that will allow you to be an effective CAH Trustee.

We would expect you:

  • to be willing to commit to a full three-year term as a Trustee of CAH
  • to be available to attend: quarterly meetings of our Trustee Board (currently held in-person in late afternoons); meetings of one Board Committee; annual away day; and our AGM
  • to be able to commit at least 8-10 days per year  [Note: In Year 1, the Trustee induction process will increase this by an additional 3-5 days]
  • available to meet with the CEO monthly
  • to act in the best interests of CAH’s clients, staff and volunteers
  • to work as one member of a team helping to shape the strategic direction of the organisation
  • to have good independent judgement to lead CAH
  • to have a commitment to the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice service
  • to be either a current resident of Havant Borough or living no more than a one-hour commute to the Meridian Centre in Havant.

The role of Trustee is a voluntary one but reasonable expenses can be reimbursed.

If you would like more information about becoming a CAH Trustee, please email Robert Sweatman, Chair of the CAH Board, r.sweatman@citizensadvicehavant.org for an application pack.  Applications are by CV together with a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 setting out: why you would like to be considered for a Trustee role; how you meet the role’s profile; and the skills and experiences that you would bring.   Please contact Robert if you would like an exploratory chat.


More info

Status: Voluntary
Location: Havant
Hours: 8-10 days per year
Closing Date: 29/11/2022
Interview:

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Voluntary Trustee

Description

We are recruiting two new voluntary Trustees to join our current team of six, to both improve our breadth of skills and to replace two Trustees who recently retired. You will have one of: funding expertise (institutional and/or corporate); or social media expertise; or a Havant Borough resident with lived experience; or a Havant Borough resident under the age of 35 years.

We would expect you:

  • to be willing to commit to a full three-year term as a Trustee of CAH
  • to be available to attend: quarterly meetings of our Trustee Board (currently held in-person in late afternoons); meetings of one Board Committee; annual away day; and our AGM
  • to be able to commit at least 5 days per year to fully meet the expectations of being a CAH Trustee. [Note: In Year 1, the Trustee induction process will increase this by an additional 3-5 days]
  • to act in the best interests of CAH’s clients, staff and volunteers
  • to work as one member of a team helping to shape the strategic direction of the organisation
  • to have good independent judgement to lead CAH
  • to have a commitment to the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice service
  • to be either a current resident of Havant Borough or living no more than a one-hour commute to the Meridian Centre in Havant.

The role of Trustee is a voluntary one but reasonable expenses can be reimbursed.

If you would like more information about becoming a CAH Trustee, please email Robert Sweatman, Chair of the CAH Board, r.sweatman@citizensadvicehavant.org for an application pack.  Applications are by CV together with a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 setting out: why you would like to be considered for a Trustee role; how you meet the role’s profile; and the skills and experiences that you would bring.   Please contact Robert if you would like an exploratory chat.


More info

Status: Voluntary
Location: Havant
Hours: At least 5 days per year
Closing Date: 21/11/2022
Interview:

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Citizens Advice Havant is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all applicants who meet the person specification irrespective of sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, age, or disability.
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