Would you like to be involved as a trustee in improving the life chances of families, specifically children in the district? Home-Start are looking to strengthen the board of their charity to help further their objectives in supporting families experiencing difficulties, helping to promote change and increase life opportunities for children and their carers. They have vacancies for Treasurer and General Trustee.

What are they looking for?
• commitment to the aims, principles, and policies of the organisation
• willingness and ability to understand and accept their responsibilities and liabilities as trustees, and to act in the best interests of the organisation
• ability to think creatively and strategically, exercise good, independent judgement and work effectively as a board member
• effective communication skills and an ability to understand and question financial records and accounts.

What skills do I need?
Home-Start are interested in hearing from individuals with a range of skills but would be particularly keen to hear from individuals with skills in any of the following – business accountancy experience; legal expertise; management; funding; HR; financial oversight and governance.

If you would be interested in finding out more please email the scheme at Info@homestartsm.org.uk for an application pack and more information.