Host Organisation: St Luke's Hospice

We are looking to welcome a committed and enthusiastic individual to further strengthen our Trading and Promotions Board and help us to achieve the next phase of our development.

Opportunity Interests: Men, Older People (60+), People with Disabilities, Women
Type of Activity: Business Development, Fundraising, Providing Advice, Research / Policy, Trusteeship
Location: Outside of Cheshire East
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Anytime

St Luke’s Hospice cares for people in mid & south Cheshire who are suffering from life threatening illnesses. We offer specialist treatment, care, advice and support to patients and their families. The Hospice has two trading subsidiaries, St Luke’s Hospice Trading Limited and St Luke’s Hospice Promotions Limited. Both of these companies provide significant income to the running of St Luke’s Hospice.

We are looking to welcome a committed and enthusiastic individual to further strengthen our Trading and Promotions Board and help us to achieve the next phase of our development.

Non-Executive Directors are responsible for supporting good governance, strategic direction and financial oversight of the Trading and Promotions Companies alongside the current Directors of the companies.

If you have passion for the charity sector, have relevant retail experience at a commercial and/or strategic level or involvement in charitable fundraising and would like to make a positive contribution to the work we do, then we would love to hear from you.

Non-Executive Directors are expected to attend our Trading and Promotions Board Meetings which are held late afternoon, bi-monthly on the last Wednesday of the month at the Hospice. Non-Executive Director Positions are un-remunerated although reasonable expenses will be paid. This role offers great scope for professional development, exposure at Board level and the opportunity to support the development our subsidiary companies.

Appointments will be offered subject to standard checks including satisfactory references and DBS check.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

If you have passion for the charity sector, have relevant retail experience at a commercial and/or strategic level or involvement in charitable fundraising and would like to make a positive contribution to the work we do, then we would love to hear from you.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
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?:

Travel expenses

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Peer group support from CEO and other Trustees

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Essential Training
CVS course for Trustees