We're looking for trustees!

 

About Us
We are a registered charity who help young people, particularly young women of
school age, who have experienced significant challenges in their lives. We encourage
them to explore their behaviours, attitudes and responses - and develop a growth mindset
that will enable them to overcome barriers and achieve whatever goals they set
themselves.


Our programme, “This Is Me”, is based on three simple words: “encourage, enthuse and
empower” - we are committed to providing support and activities which develops their
skills, capacities and capabilities, enabling them to participate in society as mature and
responsible individuals. We have ambitious goals to work towards which requires
people who share our same enthusiasm and values to achieve this.
So, if you’re as passionate about this cause as we are, we’d love to hear from you!

The Role
To grow our charity, we need authentic, skilled and committed individuals to join our
developing Board. As a trustee, you will be jointly responsible for setting the overall
direction of the charity, ensuring that the charity operates in accordance with its statutory
duties and delivers its goals. We expect our trustees to contribute to discussions, focus
and direct on issues within their area of expertise and provide guidance on new initiatives.
We’d be particularly interested in hearing from candidates who have experience / possess
skills in HR, charity start-up, fundraising, safeguarding and education.


Our Trustee Duties

 To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law,
and any other relevant legislation or regulations

 To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing
document
 To ensure the organisation uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its
objects and aims
 To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation
 To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation
 To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper
investment of the charity’s funds
 To ensure the Board runs effectively by contributing to the establishment of the
organisation’s strategic direction and goals and the monitoring of strategic plans


Who We’re Looking For
The essential skills, experience and qualities expected from our trustees are outlined
below:
 Good communication/interpersonal and decision-making skills
 Have well developed values
 Understanding and acceptance of legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of
trusteeship
 Demonstrate understanding, expertise and / or experience of the governance of an
organisation
 Have a broad understanding of the charity sector
 Strategic perspective and vision
 Ability to work collaboratively and constructively as a member of the Board
 Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the role of trustee

Selection Process
Candidates are required to submit a CV and personal statement demonstrating their
suitability and setting out how they meet the criteria for this role as stated above.
If your CV and personal statement demonstrate experience of essential criteria, you will
be invited to a face to face interview, likely to take place in August (date tbc).


Please submit your CV and a personal statement of no more than 500 words to
admin@thejunoproject.co.uk.