Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd Are Looking for Trustees

Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd is an ambitious Knowsley based organisation currently developing its services to deliver activities for children and young people aged 5 – 13 years of age. The organisation is now looking for new Trustees/Directors.

Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd is a Charitable Company that started in 2011 to develop and deliver universal activities and services for children and their families aged 0 – 11 years of age.

Over the last six years, the organisation has been working in collaboration with partner agencies to deliver activities and services in accordance to needs and interests. The organisation has delivered activities to over 1,000 families aiding in the identification of early intervention, supporting the learning and development needs of children and young people, reducing anti-social behaviour incidents and increasing accessibility to affordable out of school activities.

The organisation is going into a period of rapid growth and development as it aims to increase its impact across a larger geographical area and increase activities and support for children and young people. Family Voices would like to develop a Board of Trustees/Directors to reflect the diverse communities it serves, and wants to recruit the following personnel and disciplines to the board:

Strategic Leadership – individuals with leadership skills that will organise the Board of Trustees/Directors and keep members focused on the charitable company’s purposes in order to provide greater public benefit. You will have demonstrable experience of voluntary sector organisations, strategic planning and social policy. You will provide support, supervision and appraising opportunities to the Senior Member of Staff.

Legal – individuals from a legal background who would be able to support the charitable company in navigating legal issues also specific experience in Human Resources would be desirable.

Finance – individuals with demonstrable experience in financial planning and accounting skills to help ensure that Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd is a resilient and sustainable organisation.

Marketing/PR – individuals with a background in PR, Marketing and Communications to bring skills to the Board around developing our brand identity and public image.

If you have knowledge, skills and experience that could benefit the organisation and you’re interested in applying for a trustee position with Family Voices, send your CV and a short letter illustrating why you are interested in the role and the value you can bring to the board of trustees. Full role descriptions and Annual Report are available on request.

In return for your commitment you will be part of an ambitious growing organisation, moving Family Voices = Family Choices Ltd forward during a period of transformation.

If you are interested in any of these roles or would like any further information, contact Jane Houghton on 0151 443 4531 or email Jane.houghton@knowsley.gov.uk.

Deadline for applications: Friday 28 April 2017

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