Host Organisation: The Rossendale Trust

We are an award winning charity providing person centred care for adults with learning disabilities and are recruiting for new Trustees to join and support the existing board.

Opportunity Interests: People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, Social and Community Care
Type of Activity: Trusteeship
Location: From Home - Remote Volunteering, Macclesfield
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Monday EVE, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Tuesday EVE, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Wednesday EVE, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Thursday EVE, Friday AM, Friday PM, Friday EVE, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, Saturday EVE, Sunday AM, Sunday PM, Sunday EVE

We are currently recruiting for new Trustees to join the existing board to help support and guide us over the next few years in continuing to run this successful business.

We are seeking people with specific skills sets in the following areas to expand our knowledge base, maintain our performance and fulfil our strategic aims;

- Experience of IT systems
- Experience of Marketing & Public Relations.

However, if you don’t have these skills but have the energy, caring nature and interest in making a difference we would also like to hear from you.

Trustees will be required to -

Attend Trustee meetings
Understanding the role and responsibilities of a Trustee
Act as an advocate for the Trust in the wider community
Understand and appreciate the work of the Trust in providing service to adults with learning disabilities which empower them to live with choice and ownership

Please contact Moira Beswick, Chair of Trustees for more information or an informal discussion. Email or telephone 01625 610269

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

Experience of working in IT
Experience of working in Marketing & Public Relations
Experience and understanding of the services and support provided for and required by people with learning disabilities would be an advantage

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?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

Trustees receive a full induction training programme and are fully supported to attend meetings (virtually or in person) . The Rossendale Trust is a supportive, friendly organisation and all staff and volunteers are given the required support to perform their roles.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

A full induction training programme