July 23, 2019
Kennington, United Kingdom
Job Type


Trustee’s required for LONDON Children with Disabilities Adventure Playground Kennington; Lambeth

Do you have a passion for supporting children and young people with disabilities?

Experience of fundraising?

Do you have experience in finance or human resources in a charity setting?

Have you project management or financial management expertise?

If you answered yes to any of the above, then our client needs you!

Established 1983, they are an award-winning playground primarily for disabled children from Lambeth and Southwark. The playground has a large and experienced staff team who are dedicated to meeting the needs of each child in a friendly, supportive and professional manner.

This is an exciting and unique time for them as they are developing the adventure playground, with exciting opportunities on the horizon, that require the leadership and creativity of experienced trustees. The roles are therefore fixed term until 31st March 2020.

They require the following short-term roles to fill:

  • Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Trustee Role:
In order to fulfil the commitments of the role as per the Charities Commission and Ofsted requirements, you will need to attend monthly meetings and be able to access files and documents electronically, as a lot of business is undertaken outside of the monthly meetings.

As a Trustee, you would be expected to:

  • Maintain the integrity of the charity, working to the Charities Commission and Ofsted requirements as a trustee
  • Oversee management of the business, including finance and property management
  • Ensure that all decisions are within the scope of the objectives and powers of the articles and memorandum of the company. You will be asked to make decisions about the development of this charity
  • Be responsible for ensuring the accounts are audited within the required timeframe
  • Provide oversight of the effective and efficient administration of the charity
  • Act in the interest of the members and the charity have regard to the interest of its employees

In return, you will have access to a wide range training opportunities and support from Lambeth Council and other partner agencies.

Being a Trustee is a voluntary role. You will not get paid for any time you give in attending meetings, but certain services can be paid if agreed by the Trustees.

Ready to become a valued member of the committee and their community?
If you have the passion and knowledge to be a Trustee, submit your CV by 11th August 2019.

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