supporting, developing and representing community groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Volunteering Opportunity: VO63260
BRAG - Board Trustee/Director with BRAG Enterprises.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
Our mission is one of stimulating communities to pursue sustainable long term outcomes that can include things like robust employment and the growth of community enterprise • Our Board of Directors is committed to this mission, and we expect members to bring their wide range of skills, knowledge, expertise, objectivity, insight and strategic thought to the table • They involve themselves in our work and steer and drive our organization to achieve increasingly better results • We are looking for experienced and passionate people to join our Board of Directors and assist us in strategic development and governance •
We are looking for new Board Members who can help us expand the range of skills around the table • Candidates do not need experience or knowledge of Enterprise or employability but must be committed and passionate about making a difference for the communities we support • At this time, we are seeking individuals who have held, senior roles in your sector, preferably with experience of setting strategy and managing senior teams •
no upper age limit has been specified
Induction and ongoing training and support for volunteers available.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Essential experience required includes:-
5 years working at a senior/strategic commercial/private sector leadership level.
An understanding of strategic financial planning and management.
Understanding of governance and regulated sectors (public or private).
Desirable experience includes:-
Awareness of the voluntary sector in general and issues affecting service users in particular those furthest away from the labour market.
Knowledge of financial management and/or accounting.
Property development and asset management.
Social enterprise and community engagement.
We are looking for volunteers who are able to think strategically and creatively, have excellent written and spoken communication skills, an ability to analyse and critique information and are committed to the work of the charity.