Trustees and Committee Members
Depaul UK

Job Description

Call for Trustees and Committee members

Depaul UK has worked for 28 years to support over 63,000 people.  We work in local communities across the country to prevent and relieve the impact of homelessness on people’s lives. We prioritize young people, who are amongst the most vulnerable in society.

We are distinctive and passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities. Our Vincentian values; believing in the potential of people, putting our words into action, believing in rights and responsibilities and taking a role in civil society means that we persevere where others give up and innovate to achieve lasting change.

Depaul UK is seeking Trustees and Committee members. The candidate pack sets out what skills and experience we are looking for.

The following skills and experience would be particularly welcome.

  • Social housing, preferably supported housing or housing development

  • Social enterprise or social finance

  • Human Resources

  • Children and young people

    We understand that becoming a Trustee or a committee member is a big commitment, and whether it is your first role or one of your portfolio, we encourage you to come and find out more about us. We are holding an open event at our national headquarters, Sherborne House, 34 Decima Street, London SE1 4QQ, on Wednesday, 18th October at 4:30pm for anyone interested in these roles.

    The provisional date for final interviews is Wednesday, 29th November 2017.

    Please note that successful candidates will have telephone references taken to validate their experience and work history.

    Applicants should declare any known conflicts of interest in their letter of application.

    Our clients come from a wide range of backgrounds and we aspire for our Board and Committees to share that diversity.

For the full candidate pack and details on how to apply please visit the Depaul UK website Current vacancies page.

Closing date:Monday 6th November 2017  

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