Healthwatch North Tyneside
Closing date: 12 Noon, 1 August 2021
Do you want to improve health and social care services for people in North Tyneside? Healthwatch is a small local charity with a commitment to improving local health and social care services. They are looking for new volunteers to join the board of trustees. As a trustee you will play a vital role in setting their direction, overseeing their work and working with health and social care providers to improve services. Read more here.
Walking With In North Tyneside
Walking With provides relief for refugees, asylum seekers, those without status and others who are in a condition of need, hardship and distress. They provide them with a safe and welcoming place, treat them with dignity and understanding and help them stand on their own feet in our wider community. They are looking to appoint a new Treasurer to join their board of trustees.
Wallsend Kinship Carers
WKC needs two further trustees to join 4 WKC existing trustees. Depending on their own wishes they may be purely Committee Trustees attending meetings approx. every 3 months. Or, if they wish to be more involved, they could attend the fortnightly group meetings with mainly the carers. Read more here.
Helix Arts works with artists, in partnership with public and voluntary sector organisations, to create opportunities for people to participate in high quality arts activity. They are currently seeking a treasurer to join their board of trustees. This would involve quarterly board meetings and supporting the finance sub-group. Read more here.
Whitley Bay Young Peoples Centre
Whitley Bay Young Peoples Centre aims to engage positively with young people in a youth work setting. The centre is seeking two Trustees to add balance and energy to the existing team; ideally with financial or legal experience. Read more here.
Tyneside Outdoors (TO) is a youth and community charity that aims to encourage people living in disadvantaged areas of Tyneside to make more and better use of the outdoors for their health, education and enjoyment.
Meadow Well Connected
Meadow Well Connected is a community hub which facilitates and supports our residents to take charge of their lives and have the power to make the decisions that matter to them and their community. They are looking for people who have a strong connection to North Tyneside and are also keen to find someone who may be interested in the role of Vice-Chair or Chair and those with a background in health or marketing. Read more here.
Coping with Cancer
Coping with Cancer provides counselling, coaching and complementary therapies, including acupuncture for people affected by cancer. They are looking for trustees who have empathy with cancer diagnosis and treatment issues, good communication issues, competent with computer usage and enthusiasm for furthering the charities aims. Read more here.
North Tyneside Carers’ Centre
The North Tyneside Carers’ Centre provides support and services that enable carers to: sustain their own wellbeing alongside caring; overcome the barriers they face on a daily basis; build confidence and self-esteem and achieve their full potential. They have two trustee roles available.
Independent Advocacy North East
Provides an advocacy and appointee service. This gives a voice to people who need support to make their own choices because they are frail or disabled or because of financial or social circumstances. It also enables them to have their individual needs and views respected and acted upon. They are particularly keen to recruit members of the local community in North Tyneside who have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas: People with real life experiences of physical disability, learning disability, mental health issues, people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities and vulnerable older people; Expertise in marketing, PR or Event Management; Qualified accountant with experience of the voluntary and community sector. Read more here.