AIMCommunity Trustees

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Kinson Rd, Bournemouth BH10 5HD, UK

Job Type

Voluntary

24/10/2022

Closing date for Applications

About the Role

AIMCommunity are on the lookout for a Trustee Board Member. They provides a variety of opportunities for young people to access support and creative learning.


As a trustee, you will be responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of an organisation, developing its aims, objectives and goals in accordance with company guidelines, Health and Safety, legal and regulatory guidelines.


The trustee will need to be aligned with the company vision and values as below

"Our dream is that all young people, regardless of background, challenges or community will be able to not just not fail, but flourish and succeed"

ABOUT THE ROLE

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Role of the Board of Trustees


At its simplest, the role of the trustee board is to receive assets from donors, safeguard them and apply them to the charitable purposes of AIMCommunity

The trustee board must always act in the best interests of AIMCommunity, exercising the same standard of duty of care that a prudent person would apply if looking after the affairs of someone for whom they have responsibility. The trustee board must act as a group and not as individuals.


Duties of a Trustee Board Member

The duties of a trustee board member are to:

  • Ensure that AIMCommunity complies with its governing document (its Articles of Association), charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations

  • Ensure that AIMCommunity pursues its objects as defined in its governing document

  • Ensure AIMCommunity applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects. For example, it must not spend money on activities which are not included in the objects, however worthwhile they may be

  • Contribute actively to the board of trustees by giving firm strategic direction to our client setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets

  • Safeguard the good name and values of AIMCommunity

  • Ensure the financial stability


In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve leading discussions, identifying key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, and evaluating or offering advice on other areas in which the trustee has particular expertise.


Person Specification

Each trustee must have:

  • A commitment to the vision and values of AIMCommunity

  • A willingness to meet the minimum time requirement

  • Strong Knowledge of Health and Safety

  • Integrity

  • Strategic vision

  • Good, independent judgement

  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship

  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of our client

  • Trustees are expected to attend an induction session at our client prior to their first board meeting

  • Board meetings are held monthly on a Monday (A Monday evening from 5.45pm-7.30pm)

  • Must provide full Enhanced DBS Check.

  • Papers are distributed one week in advance of meetings.

For a full job description, person specification and an application form please contact us below