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Trustees And Non-executive Directors

Company: Brewster Pratap    Location: Sheffield
Age UK Sheffield is a local independent charity with 40 staff members. We help over 4000 local older people every year, offering activities, events, befriending and information. It´s a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people´s lives.

We are embarking on an exciting new period, developing new income streams to support our work with the most vulnerable older people in our city. Therefore, we are looking to bring a wide range of new skills onto our charity board, and the board of our trading arm, Age UK Sheffield Enterprises.

The job Non-Executive Directors of Age UK Sheffield Enterprises (two voluntary roles, including a Chair)

Could you help to bring our exciting proposed Heritage Lottery Funded project in Hillsborough Park to fruition, maximising revenue streams from a community caf and older peoples activity centre? Or do you have property or retail expertise which could help us to open our first charity shops?

We are changing the structure of our trading arms board to bring in independent, specialist knowledge. The aim is to significantly broaden our income generation sources to maximise the funding to be gift aided to our charity.

There are two roles available and we are looking for enthusiastic and active directors, particularly with backgrounds in any of the following areas:
  • Property development
  • Facilities management
  • Retail management
  • Contract tendering
One of the appointed directors will become Chair of our trading arm.

Up to three Trustees of Age UK Sheffield, including a Treasurer (voluntary roles)

There are 24,000 people aged 65 or over living in poverty in Sheffield. And 12,000 lonely and isolated older people in the city. We have developed a new, three-year strategy to transform our ability to serve these vulnerable older people, and are now looking for additional Trustees to strengthen our Board.

We are recruiting up to three new Trustees to join our seven existing Board members. One of these new Trustees will become our Treasurer and is likely to have an accounting background.

Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Due to the current composition of our Board, applications are particularly encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates.

Please contact Brewster McBride(part of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group) or for a confidential, informal discussion about these roles, contact Steve Chu, Chief Executive, on (0114) 250 2850 or e-mail via: .

Closing date for applications: Monday 5 th March 2018, at 9.00am

Interviews are planned for 15th March 2018

Please visit the Age UK Sheffield website to download the application pack

Contact Anne Brady
Associate Director
Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group

M: 07890 594 527

Applications To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting " Vacancy: Trustees and Non-Executive Directors, Reference: AEB / T&NED". Thank you for your interest.