Salford Pride - Trustee

Job Title: 
Trustee
Category: 
Govenance
Location: 
Salford
Recruitment Type: 
External
Deadline: 
Thursday, 31 March, 2022 - 00:00

Salford Pride is a voluntary-led organisation, our team is made up of volunteers from the local LGBT+ community and their allies. The Salford Pride committee work to facilitate, plan and deliver events throughout the year including our flagship event, The Pink Picnic. As well as to promote education, advice and raise awareness of LGBT+ history, culture and issues that affect LGBT+ people, in partnership with other organisations, in the fight for equality. Salford Pride is a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation in England and Wales.

Salford Pride is Governed by a Board of Trustees who have independent oversight of the organisation. The Chief Exec works in collaboration with the Board of Trustees to deliver the charities core aims and overall mission.

To help us grow we need experienced members of the public to join our Board. We are particularly keen to recruit people who have one or more of the following skills:

  • Charity Governance
  • Knowledge of Charity Law
  • Knowledge of the local, regional and national LGBT landscape
  • HR Knowledge
  • Finance/accounting experience (inc bid writing)

Previous experience of being a trustee is desired but not essential as additional training will be available though our partner organisations.

Board meetings are held at least every three months at an arranged location, time and date which suits the board members.

The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and direction of the charity, and guides and supports the Chief Executive and the members of the committee.

Salford Pride is an advocate of equal opportunities and would encourage applications from all sections of society including those recognised as having protected characteristics. Anyone undertaking this role will be expected to adhere to the Nolan principles. The Seven Principles of Public Life - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

To find out more about joining the Board, please contact us through our website at salfordpride.org.uk/contact or emailing info@salfordpride.org.uk.

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