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Interests

  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Mental Health
  • Young People

Activities

  • Finance
  • Trusteeship, Committee Work

ABOUT US: 

We are a registered charity who support and empower vulnerable young women 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 flagship 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.

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 in the education sector.

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Our team works virtually, and our registered office is in Worthing

• You will be provided with a trustee pack on appointment and are encouraged to observe a “This Is Me” session as part of your induction

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 an interview.

Please submit your CV and a personal statement of no more than 500 words by Friday 14th May to trustees@thejunoproject.co.uk

What skills do I need?

The Juno Project is looking to grow the diversity of our board of trustees and better reflect the young people that we support.

We encourage applications from a wide range of candidates including those with relevant lived experience.

We are particularly keen to hear from those with following skills and experience:

• Strong financial monitoring, budget setting and forecasting.

• Experience in the community/voluntary sector at a senior level

• Strategic/business planning experience

• Experience in engaging with minoritised and less often heard groups

• Experience of working in a small/scaling organisation

Interests

  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Mental Health
  • Young People

Activities

  • Finance
  • Trusteeship, Committee Work

Details

  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy

When can I volunteer?

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Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

• Board meetings are currently monthly and held online • You will be required to commit up to 12 days a year (approximately 8 hours per month), to attend board meetings, business planning meetings, follow up on actions, attend training, review board papers and liaise with the CEO on operational issues as necessary • All trustees are required to attend at least 75% of board meetings annually

Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

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