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Offered by:
Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum
Location(s): Mapperley
Address where volunteering takes place: The Sycamore Centre 33a Hungerhill Road Nottingham NG3 4NB  

How many places are on offer?

Awaiting details

Purpose of Role:

We are currently looking for new trustees to join our board to support the Forum's work with Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Role Description:

We are currently looking for new trustees to join our board.

Key duties and responsibilities

· Ensuring that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation/regulations

· Assisting the Board in developing best practice in governance including the appropriate systems and mechanisms for oversight and scrutiny

· Playing an active role in developing strategic business plan and monitoring the progress of the plan

· Being an active champion of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum

Time Commitment

· You will be required to commit around one day per month of your time, including twelve Trustee Board meetings a year.

For applying, candidates can also access our volunteer application form online (

Skills and Qualifications:

Extensive experience in the charitable or voluntary sector ideally as a trustee, but also through working or volunteering within the sector.
Particularly looking for individuals with experience in business development, fundraising, health & safety, and those interested in the position of Secretary (minuting monthly meetings, sharing information & materials, organising AGM etc.).

· Experience of charity law and governance

· An understanding of the governance challenges facing small to medium sized charities

· Excellent networking skills, influencing and communication

· Understanding of the refugee sector in the UK is desirable

When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:


Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
How long before volunteer can expect a response?
How long to complete training and recruitment?
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes

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