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Current Trustee Vacancies in and around North Tyneside

Dyslexia North East – a Registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee which aims to support families with dyslexia, including adults and children, to enable them to achieve their full potential. Dyslexia North East seeks to promote knowledge, skills and understanding of dyslexia across the Community in Schools, Colleges and Businesses. Dyslexia North East is looking for trustees that can help to write funding bids and seek new donors; and who can help support parents and teachers with knowledge and resources about dyslexia, and train volunteers. Trustee meetings are held once a month at Royal Grammar Junior School, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 4RX.


Healthwatch North Tyneside is the independent voice for users of health and social care services in North Tyneside. Healthwatch listens to people’s views and experiences, receives feedback about services and works with service providers and commissioners to better respond to people’s needs. Healthwatch is looking for new volunteers to join its board of trustees. As a trustee you will play a vital role in setting the direction of the organisation, overseeing its work and working with health and social care providers to improve services. Potential trustees should be able to offer at least 3 hours a month.


Meadow Well Connected, a community centre in North Tyneside, is looking for volunteers to join its board of trustees. Volunteers should have a range of business skills that can help the organisation progress its aims to deliver services to one of the most deprived communities of North Tyneside


Pathways 4 All is a registered charity which provides social and recreational activities for children with disabilities and additional needs within North Tyneside and the surrounding areas. It also offers a range of support services and social networks for children with disabilities or additional needs, and their families. The charity is looking for volunteers, preferably with financial and business skills and insight, to help the charity to deliver and increase its services.


Key Enterprises provides supported activities to adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems or acquired brain injuries. Individuals are able to develop practical skills within Key Enterprises’ working departments (Woodwork, Metalwork, Furniture Renovation, Bicycle Maintenance, Catering, Horticutlture) whilst building confidence and a sense of community. Service users can also take part in a rage of community based activities. Key Enterprises is looking for trustees who have an interest in this area of delivery and who can contribute business skills. Cedarwood Trust, another community hub on Meadow Well, which focuses on supporting pre-school children and their families, and on older socially isolated residents, is looking for trustees interested in Early Years work, as well as people with finance and HR skills. In addition to trustees, they are also looking for people with business skills that can contribute to their Finance, HR and Buildings working groups (daytime meetings).


Cedarwood Trust, a community hub on Meadow Well, which focuses on supporting pre-school children and their families, and on older socially isolated residents, is looking for trustees interested in Early Years work, as well as people with finance and HR skills. In addition to trustees, they are also looking for people with business skills that can contribute to their Finance, HR and Buildings working groups (daytime meetings).


North Tyneside Learning Trust appoints governors to schools in North Tyneside and is currently looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to appoint to the governing bodies of primary, secondary and special schools across the borough.

If you are interested in these, or any other trustee roles, please contact Ian Dodds at Sector Connector.

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Rising Sun Farm seeks new trustees

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for a varied, rewarding and different voluntary role, the Rising Sun Farm Trust Ltd is currently appointing new trustees and directors to help shape the future of the urban-fringe farm and its commercial trading company.

Located in Wallsend, the Rising Sun Farm is run by a charitable trust which has been established for 28 years, with the aim of providing a range of social, environmental and economic benefits to the local area. The Trust, which owns the Rising Sun Farm Trading Company Ltd, farms 175 acres of land which includes pigs, poultry, sheep, a livery, a community food house and a Day Care Centre for adults with additional needs and learning disabilities.

The Trading Company employs six permanent staff plus casual workers and volunteers and has an annual turnover of circa £250,000. The Farm and its Trading Company has recently undergone expansion and are now looking to recruit a number of trustees and directors who can shape and oversee the management of the Farm’s services, events and trading operations at this exciting time.

Trustees currently meet four times a year and you will be joining an experienced and varied board.

Anybody interested in finding out more about this role is invited to an open Trustee Meeting on Wednesday 31 October 2018, 5.30pm at the Farm, Kings Road North, Wallsend, NE28 9JL. For more information or to reserve a place at this meeting please contact the Farm Office on 0191 234 0114 or email rsfltd@btconnect.com

Download a full role description here

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Trustee vacancies at Healthwatch North Tyneside

 

 

Do you want to improve health and social care services for people in North Tyneside?

Healthwatch North Tyneside is the independent voice for users of health and social care services. They listen to people’s views and experiences, hear feedback about services and work with service providers and commissioners to better respond to people’s needs.

Healthwatch is currently looking for new volunteers to join its board of trustees. As a trustee you will play a vital role in setting Healthwatch’s direction, overseeing its work and working with health and social care providers to improve services.

They want to hear from anyone who wants to make a real difference to people’s lives in North Tyneside. You should have the skills and experiences to help Healthwatch deliver its aims and at least three hours a month available to volunteer with the organisation.

Download an application pack here.

The closing date is Monday 3 December 2018 but Healthwatch will look at applications as soon as they arrive and may close this recruitment early depending on the response.

If you would like an informal discussion please call 0191 263 5321 or email info@healthwatchnorthtyneside.co.uk

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