Trustee Vacancies

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See below for current trustee vacancies in North Tyneside.

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Baby Equipment Loan Service and Toy Library (BELS)

BELS is  on the lookout for new Management Committee Members to support the work they do, and grow the Baby Equipment Loan Service and Toy Library – can you help?

Forest Hall Young People’s Club

The club seeks to welcome enthusiastic Trustees to join their board to act in the best interest of the charity by safeguarding its assets, managing financial resources responsibly, ensuring sustainability, supporting staff and volunteers, and planning and achieving the charity’s goals.

Wallsend Memorial Hall and People’s Centre

Wallsend Memorial Hall and People’s Centre welcomes applicants for their Trustee Board with the motivation, experience and attributes to take the charity forward to deliver its mission to restore and maintain Wallsend Memorial Hall for the benefit and enjoyment of the local community. For all enquires, queries or just a chat please contact Clare Hodgson on 07961 788984 or email [email protected]

North Tyneside Art Studio

The North Tyneside Art Studio is seeking a new Treasurer as well as Trustees to join their board. They are particularly keen to hear from people with prior experience of being a charity Trustee and experience in any of the following areas: Finance, HR, Business Planning and Commerce, Building Management, Communications & Marketing, Hospitality and

Wallsend Kinship Carers

WKC is looking for a new Chair. Depending on their own wishes they may be purely a Committee Chair attending meetings approx. every 3 months. Or, if they wish to be more involved, they could attend the weekly group meetings with mainly the carers. These are mutual supporting gatherings over a cup of coffee.

Justice Prince

Justice Prince is looking to recruit an additional three members of the board which meets a minimum of four times per year.  Justice Prince works for the benefit of disadvantaged excluded individuals and communities tackling inequalities and social injustice.

Cedarwood Trust

The Cedarwood Trust is dedicated to building social capital, creating education and economic opportunities, tackling poverty and food insecurity, and promoting and supporting the growth of families and individuals in the Meadow Well estate, North Shields and beyond. Building on the strengths of the people, it wants to bring about positive change for the long term. It is expanding its Board of Trustees with several new positions.


CureUsher is a registered charity primarily focusing on Usher syndrome and those with combined hearing and sight loss. They are looking to widen their Board of Trustees with particular experience in:

  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Business Sector
  • Event planning
  • Legal
  • Fundraising

Cullercoats Watchhouse: Chair

The existing trustees have already embarked upon an ambitious plan for the restoration of the building into the inspiring community venue. They now need a new Chair of Trustees who can provide leadership and strategic direction.

Walking With In North Tyneside

Walking With is looking for a trustee to join their fantastic team and to take a lead on accounting. Key roles will be to give oversight to, and advice about, finances and to ensure that end-of-year accounts are prepared and inspected. The are also looking for trustees to help us to develop our services further through their lived experience of the asylum system.

Stroke North

Stroke North is urgently seeking to recruit a treasurer / trustee to join its Management Committee. The role includes:

  • Managing the accounts, recording income and expenditure
  • Income comes from members subscriptions and taxi fees
  • Grants, donations and fundraising activities
  • Expenditure is primarily the subsidised taxi account, outing costs and room rental and insurance.

North East Child Poverty Trust

The North East now has the second highest rate of child poverty in the UK. Would you like to do something about it? The North East Child Poverty Trust is looking to appoint a Vice Chair who will take over from the current Chair when they leave in 2024. Get involved and help to change children’s and young people’s experiences and work towards making child poverty a thing of the past. Click here to view the full Vice Chair for North East Child Poverty Trust role description.

Coping with Cancer North East

Coping with Cancer needs a qualified accountant who has 5 – 6 hrs per month to work them as a volunteer in the role of Treasurer.

The NewBridge Project

The NewBridge Project is an active artist-led community that supports artists, curators and communities through the provision of space for creative practice, curatorial opportunities and an ambitious artist-led programme of exhibitions, commissions, artist development and events. They are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join their growing Board of Trustees, to help build on their diversity, knowledge and skills. They are looking for a range of experiences and expertise, including a treasurer. Read more.

Independent Advocacy North East

IANE values diversity and welcomes any members of the public who are interested in furthering the aims of IANE, to join their board. It is important that a Trustee is able to devote the necessary time, have strategic vision, an understanding of advocacy, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak their mind. Board meetings are held early evening, usually every two months at the IANE offices, at the Linskill Centre.

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