Host Organisation: Cheshire Centre for Independent Living

Cheshire Centre for Independent Living is looking to recruit new Trustees to help oversee running of the organisation

Opportunity Interests: Advice and Guidance Services, Advocacy Services, Carers, Children and Young People, Community Events, Families, People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, Social Activities, Youth Clubs / Services
Type of Activity: Accountancy / Finance, Business Development, Legal Work, Management, Trusteeship
Location: Outside of Cheshire East
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Thursday AM, Thursday PM

As a Trustee for Cheshire Centre for Independent Living you will responsible for providing effective governance, leadership and strategic direction at board level.

We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in:
Charity Law / Regulation
Data Protection
Quality Assurance
Project Management
Risk Management

Cheshire Centre for Independent Living is an equal opportunities employer.
As a user-led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people, for disabled people, applications are particularly welcome from skilled disabled people.

It is estimated that the Trustee will have to commit to a minimum of 12 days per year in order to fulfil their role; this is including preparation / reading time and training.

Appointment will be for a fixed term of three years, renewable for a further two terms.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in; Charity Law / Regulation, Data Protection, Quality Assurance, Project Management, Risk Management and Finance but will consider applications outside of this.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

45p per mile and out of pocket expenses

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Ongoing support will be available from the chair / other board members and CEO

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Full induction into the organisation and role specific training
Data Protection - Updated for the GDPR
Equality and Diversity – The Fundamentals
Health & Safety – The Fundamentals
Safeguarding Adults - Updated For The Care Act
Safeguarding Children Including EHA