Trustees

Home-Start Camden Trustees Needed 

Home-Start Camden’s (HSC) mission is: ‘to enable Camden families experiencing stress or difficulties to meet the needs of their children under five’.   Since 1995, the charity has provided a home-visiting family support service in which trained volunteers offer confidential support, friendship and practical help to families in the Borough of Camden who are going through a difficult time.  Many families have a multiple range of problems including disability or health issues, isolation and lack of support, multiple births, low income or poor housing conditions.

The large network of volunteers are recruited, trained and coordinated by a small team of paid staff, and ongoing funding is essential for the smooth running of the family and volunteer support service.

HSC is governed by its unpaid directors, the Board of Trustees, including the Chair, the Treasurer and the other elected directors.  The Board meets every two months and delegates the day to day operations of the charity to the Manager.   Each Trustee takes a lead responsibility or contributes to a Sub-committee to assist with the running of the organisation.

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We are seeking new trustees now

Currently HSC is seeking new Trustees with an interest and skills in the following areas, who can offer their time and expertise as part of the governance management Board.  Please note these are volunteer positions with reasonable expenses only paid.

If you are interested in any of the roles below please email a short explanation of why you are interested in the role and a copy of your CV to: info@homestartcamden.org

Trustee Role descriptions

Role Grant Co-ordinator (Trustee with volunteer support)
Description ·         HSC Trustee / Volunteer to work alongside the Grant Funding Consultant to support the completion of funding applications with a particular focus on providing the HSC data required

·         Coordinate volunteers engaged by HSC to support the Sustainability committee

·         Maintain the ongoing relationship with the funders, and ensuring that the outcome measures are provided on a regular basis as per the terms of the grant

Skills & Capability ·         Relationship Management

·         Application preparation, editing and report writing

·         Communication

·         Presentation

·         Team working

 

Role Business Relations Co-ordinator (Trustee with volunteer support)
Description ·         HSC Trustee(s) to work alongside the Business Engagement Consultant to support the research of potential funders, and provide HSC insights required to create compelling presentation material.

·         Coordinate volunteers engaged by HSC to support the Sustainability committee.

·         Maintain the ongoing relationship with the funders, and provide regular updates on the difference their funding has made.

Skills & Capability ·         Innovation & Curiosity

·         Relationship Management

·         Communication

·         Presentation

·         Team working

 

Role Events Co-ordinator (Trustee with volunteer support)
Description ·         HSC Trustee supported by a small team of volunteers to organise a regular series of events and social activities to raise funds and engage with the local community
Skills & Capability ·         Planning & Organising

·         Communication

·         Team working

·         Innovative

 

 

Role Publicity Officer (Trustee or Volunteer)
Description ·         HSC Trustee / volunteer  to promote HSC activities and successes on an ongoing basis through a variety of channels including local press, newsletters, social media

·         Heighten awareness of work undertaken by HSC in delivering an essential service to families in the borough

·         Promote the support received from funders, supporters and sponsors

Skills & Capability ·         Media / editorial background

·         Social media savvy

·         Communication skills

·         Creative

If you are interested in any of the roles below please email a short explanation of why you are interested in the role and a copy of your CV to: info@homestartcamden.org or contact us to find out more.


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