*Closes  12th November *

About Orchardville

We are a registered charity and social enterprise committed to changing the lives of people with learning disability and autism.  We believe that with the right support, any individual with a learning disability or autism can reach their full potential and achieve their employment aspirations.  Providing services in the Belfast, South Eastern and Western Health and Social Care Trust areas, we support people with learning disability and/or autism aged 16-65 through a range of individualised services and programmes.  Social enterprises form a key part of our provision, allowing participants to experience work in a real business environment with on-site support from vocational mentors.  For further information please visit https://www.orchardville.com/

As part of our succession planning and to support the delivery of our strategic plan we are looking for new directors with experience, commitment, and enthusiasm, to join our existing Board of voluntary trustees as we ambitiously pursue our vision. We are particularly looking for people with experience and expertise in the following areas

  • Finance
  • Digital skills
  • Legal/Governance
  • Fundraising and income generation 

Reference:      22/06/BM/01

  • Role:                Board Member / Trustee
  • Hours:              5-6 days a year to include reading, prep time, attendance at training and away day
  • Duration:         Initial three-year term, renewable by agreement to a maximum of 4 terms (five to six board meetings annually, generally at 16.30pm on a                                   Tuesday).

How to apply

Please submit a CV and short cover letter supporting your application, maximum of one A4 page, to Ciara-Louise Abram by 4pm on 12th November 2021 via email to ciara-louise.abram@orchardville.com

Your CV will be considered by nominated trustees who will invite you to a conversation with purpose. Please note that there is no remuneration for these roles but out of pocket expenses are available.

Download the information pack Orchardville Board Recruitment