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Trustee

A fantastic opportunity to use your leadership skills to make a difference to people in hardship.
2 hrs / week Flexible

Knottingley Foodbank are seeking to recruit Trustees with an interest in helping others, who are willing to uphold the food bank’s values, and who can bring life experience to the board of trustees. We are looking for people who want to help their local community and work towards the eradication of food poverty whilst support the food bank to continue to provide emergency food to people who find themselves in crisis.

Our ideal candidates would demonstrate a:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the work of Knottingley Foodbank.
  • Willingness to actively participate in discussions concerning needs of the foodbank’s beneficiaries, staff, and the trustee board.
  • Willingness to act in the best interest of the charity.
  • Sound, independent judgement and ability to think creatively.
  • Working effectively as a team member and demonstrating a willingness to learn and develop.
  • Ensure the principles of equity, equality, diversity and inclusion are embedded in the organisation and help to deliver the charity’s public benefit. 

The food bank would particularly welcome applications from those with experience in one (or more) of the following areas:

  • Administration/Secretarial skills
  • Governance
  • Hum

Expenses

This is an unpaid voluntary position, but reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed.
Deadline: Sun 30th June, 2024

Categories

Vulnerable people

Minimum age

18

Skills gained

Leadership

Skills needed

Leadership, Listening, Reading & writing, Organising, Teamwork

Requirements

Criminal record check (DBS), References

Knottingley Foodbank (The Trussell Trust)

Ropewalk Methodist Church Knottingley, Rope Walk, Knottingley, West Yorkshire WF11 9AL, UK
We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust. We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.
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