Are you Passionate about social justice?
Do you want to see an end to homeless in Brighton and Hove?
Do you believe individuals, with the right support, can transform their lives?
if the answer is yes, you can help us make a difference.
YMCA Brighton provides homes to over 300 adults in Brighton and Hove who have experienced homelessness. We work with residents, offering trauma informed, person centred, support to enable them to develop the skills and resilience they need to move on to independent living, and end the cycle of repeat homelessness.
We are a small Registered Social Landlord and a Registered Charity employing over 100 staff, that has been supporting the community of Brighton and Hove for over 150 years.
We are currently seeking volunteer trustees to join our experienced Board to oversee the organisation's governance, compliance and strategic development, to help us to extend our reach and impact.
As a member of the Board you required to attend six board meetings each year, and additional sub-committee meetings as required. Trustees are appointed for an initial term of three years, with the possibility of serving for two further terms.
We are particularly interested to hear from people who experience in the following areas:
- Fundraising, individual giving or philanthropy.
You should have a genuine interest in housing and a commitment to the needs of the local community.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds including black and minority ethnic, women, younger people and people with disabilities, as these groups are currently under-represented on our board.
It is a great opportunity to gain board experience, and to make a significant difference to vulnerable people in your local community.
When do I need to be available?
Where does this role take place?
- Trusteeship and Committee Work
- Disabled Access
- Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
- Health and Safety
- Insurance Cover for Volunteers
- Suitable for 13 - 16 years
- Suitable for 16 - 18 years
- Suitable for a group of volunteers
- Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
- Support on Offer
- This role is adaptable for different abilities