See below for current trustee vacancies in North Tyneside. For more information about being a trustee, visit our Support for Trustees section.

If you would like to advertise a role here, or if you need support to develop a trustee role description, contact us here.

We are RISE

Rise is looking for people aged 18 and over to join the current team of trustees and to help us in their mission to help partners to see things differently, work smarter and maximise their results for local residents using the power of physical activity.

They’re seeking to recruit three additional members to the board of trustees to enable them to maintain a Board with specific skills and who are as diverse as the people they are trying to support. In this cycle of recruitment, they are particularly looking for people with skills in the areas of HR, Commercial/Entrepreneurial/Finance, and Education. The closing date for applications is 23 April 2021 at 9am. Read more here.

 

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

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

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.

 

Springfield Community Association

Springfield Community Association in Forest Hall works with local people to provide a friendly, sociable community venue that is accessible to all. They provide opportunities for people of all ages to come together for learning, recreation or play. Read more here. 

 

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.

 

Pearey House for the Visually Impaired

Pearey House is a small, independent, local Charity which owns 12 purpose built flats for blind and visually impaired adults in North Tyneside in the grounds of Pearey House alongside the large Victorian House which is a Day Centre. The main skills they are currently looking for are HR, marketing and legal but they would also be interested to hear from people with fundraising skills. An interest in visual impairment is desirable but not essential. Read more here.