Trustees required to provide governance
The society has been in operation for over 100 years we need people with commitment and drive to take the charity into the 21st century.
We are seeking to appoint 3 Trustees together with a Chairperson to play a key role in the leadership and governance of the charity.
The Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for the management and administration of the Organisation.
The fundamental purpose of the Board of Trustees is to
1. To determine the overall direction of the Organisation
2. To provide leadership
3. To ensure the financial stability of the Organisation and its legal responsibilities are met and that the Organisation’s assets and resources are properly and effectively managed.
Applications are particularly welcomed from someone with personal life experiences of either Deaf Culture or the Deaf community is preferred but not essential.
The successful Chair for Wakefield Society for Deaf People will need to demonstrate knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Governance; ideally in the charity sector
These unpaid roles are open to all who meet the essential criteria.