Become a Trustee
Trustee (with Financial Experience)
Closing Date : 30th September 2020
● Voluntary Position
● Covering the Dorchester, Gillingham, Sherborne and Weymouth and Portland Area
● Time requirement of 3 to 4 hours per month plus additional Sub Committee and Board Meetings (usually 4 per year)
● Qualifications: Enthusiasm and an Accounting qualification is Desirable
Citizens Advice Central Dorset provides free and confidential independent advice services to people who live and work in the Dorchester, Gillingham, Sherborne and Weymouth and Portland communities. We are governed and managed locally but with the benefit of being part of the influential national organisation, Citizens Advice. We provide advice including Benefits, Employment, Debt, Housing and Consumer issues and have supporting projects such as Macmillan Benefits, NHS GP Surgeries, Energy Project, Multiple Sclerosis, and Mental Health.
We are looking for a new Trustee with financial experience and preferably an accounting qualification to join our Board which is responsible for the overall direction, vision and financial health of Citizens Advice Central Dorset. Your experience will make a significant contribution to the Board and give valuable support to the Treasurer, Finance Manager and Chief Officer. You would be expected to attend four Board meetings a year and also be a member of the Finance subcommittee.
This is a voluntary, unpaid appointment, although reasonable travel expenses will be paid. The role provides you with a great deal of experience and satisfaction, the opportunity to develop your skills and utilise your expertise and knowledge.
More details about Citizens Advice Central Dorset can be viewed on our website www.centraldorsetca.org.uk
Please send your Expression of Interest, outlining your financial experience or to discuss this position further please email the Chair of the People’s Committee firstname.lastname@example.org , in the first instance.
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