Simon on the Streets is looking for new Trustees to join a fantastic team.
What does it mean to be a Trustee of Simon on the Streets?
We are a small independent charity that does rely on the Board of Trustees playing an active and engaging role. We do currently have a diverse Board of Trustees but we are looking to add skills and experience in the following areas:
- Experience of fund application writing and/or access to charitable foundations and grant funding
- Experience of charity fund-raising through events and other income streams
- Someone with a strong sense of the mission and values of the charity who can support in developing the culture and underpinning the ethos of the charity’s values and mission
- Some who has charitable sector experience specifically in relation to homelessness, adult mental health, substance abuse or any other area pertinent to the charity
- An individual with financial experience of financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting and contributing to the future strategy of the Charity
- Somebody with great social media skills who can support with our marketing and brand strategy
What personal attributes are we looking for?
- A commitment to the organisation and its objectives
- A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties as a trustee
- Strategic vision
- Independent judgment
- Willingness to speak openly and honestly but also listen to others points of views
- An ability to work effectively as a member of a team
Interested in learning more? We are holding a potential trustees open evening on Wednesday 22nd February for more details and to register please contact: email@example.com
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13th February 2017
Pupils in Year 5 at Menston Primary School raised a fantastic £62.70 from a bun sale at school. We are sure everyone was happy and learned well that day!
13th February 2017
In early February, we were honoured to represent Simon on the Streets at a public event at Leeds Trinity University on the subject of ending homelessness. The head of a global homelessness charity told us that it is possible to end homelessness – with political support, preventative measures and a realistic target in place.