Voluntary Directors wanted:

SPACE-NI is seeking to recruit VOLUNTARY DIRECTOR’s.  We welcome applications from all, regardless of their experience.  We particularly wish to recruit for the following skills to complement the management board:

  • Financial Accountability
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising specialism
  • Business Law /Health & Safety
  • Communication/PR / Event Management

We can offer you the opportunity to join a diverse and committed Board of Directors working co-operatively at governance and strategic level.  This is an opportunity to join an organisation with a proven track record of innovation in providing and developing services for a wide range of stakeholders. The current Board of Directors consists of individuals from a wide range of backgrounds with diverse skills and experience, working to meet challenges and opportunities in a changing environment.

The Board meets on a six weekly basis with approximately 8 meetings per year plus the Annual General Meeting (normally in November of each year) We request that members attend at least 90% of Board meetings per year (travel expenses can be reimbursed).  There may also be a requirement to attend sub-group meetings on occasion. As a member of the Board of Directors a commitment to the ethos, aims, and objectives of SPACE-NI is essential.

SPACE is a charity registered with HMRC, and with the Charity Commission of NI (number NIC105005) formerly known as South Down Family Health Initiative, SPACE supports individuals and families through challenging times in their lives. To really understand our work please view the following video link: https://vimeo.com/188640263

There are three overarching areas to our work:

  • SPACE 1—Supporting Parents and Children
  • SPACE 2—Supporting People and Communities
  • SPACE 3—Supporting Potential and Community Enterprise

We are an equal opportunities employer, which means that we are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment to all persons. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified and experienced persons. All appointments will however, be made on the basis of merit. The finances and operational and strategic workings of the organisation are managed by a competent and experienced Director and Staff team.

Closing date for return of applications: Friday November 18 th 2016                    

For further information and an application form or /and specific information on any or all of the roles cited above please e mail Anouska Kenny on anouska@space-ni.com