Trustee

Age UK has a Board of Trustees to monitor Age UK's strategic objectives. The Senior Directors work closely with the Trustees to carry out the day-to-day running of Age UK. If you are passionate about promoting the wellbeing of older people in Tameside then we would like you to consider becoming an Age UK Trustee.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Monthly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

To attend board meetings on a monthly basis
To take responsibility for overall governance of the charity
To make key decisions to enable the charity to grow and develop
To support the Chief Executive Officer

Skill and Qualifications Required:

• Older people
• People with an understanding of the needs of Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) communities
• People with a background in commerce and business
• People with fundraising experience
• People who understand the care sector

Areas of Interest: Older people
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment, Older people
What activities will the volunteer do? Trusteeship
Skills gained in this role: Governance, Leadership, Managing people, Organising, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Clearly marked accessible parking spaces, Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Lift to other floors / step free access throughout the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Age UK Tameside
Organisation Profile: Age UK Tameside is a local, independent charity, with more than 30 years' experience of supporting older people across Tameside and Glossop. We have an excellent track record of providing high-quality services that meet the changing needs of our growing, ageing population. We are here to help local older people remain safe, secure, active and independent. We offer a range of services to help people enjoy later life, including day support, information and advice, our Best Foot Forward falls prevention programme, community support, and support for anyone affected by dementia. We rely on the generosity of our community through volunteering, regular donations and support for our fundraising initiatives.
Charity number: 1142364