Interview dates: 29th February – 4th March 2016:
Groundwork is a national environmental regeneration charity working with partners to improve the quality of the local environment, the lives of local people and the success of local businesses in areas in need of investment and support.
Board Member (Unpaid but expenses covered)
Groundwork West Midlands was established in February 2009 following the decision to merge all
Groundwork Trusts in the West Midlands region. Groundwork West Midlands are now looking to recruit new Trustees to join the Board.
As a Trustee you will be responsible for the overall governance of Groundwork West Midlands.
Committing a minimum of one/two days per month, your principal duties will be attendance at quarterly meetings of the Groundwork West Midlands Board, working with fellow trustees to set strategic direction of the organisation, providing guidance, support and challenge to the senior management team, and also promoting the charity’s work through occasional attendance at external events, and influencing key partners and stakeholders.
Applications are invited from individuals with excellent communication skills and a knowledge or interest in community development, regeneration, sustainability, social policy and diversity issues.
In particular we are looking for people with high level experience in Youth, Housing, Private Sector and Accountancy backgrounds.
All sections of the community are positively encouraged to ensure our Board reflects the communities in which we work.
The position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a forward thinking organisation and to help us improve the lives of the most vulnerable communities in the West Midlands.
Information can be found on: www.groundwork.org.uk/wm
Please apply enclosing a CV to: Caroline Irish, Company Secretary, Groundwork West Midlands, Groundwork Environmental Centre, Dolton Way, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 9AL
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to discuss the position please contact June Campbell, Chair on 07740 202243
or Jon Cotgreave, Director on 01782 829905