Board Members wanted at MACS

MACS aim is to provide a range of support services for children and young people who haven’t had a fair deal in relation to housing, homelessness, mental health and participation. Our work is underpinned by a strong set of values, ethos and culture.

We are seeking two Voluntary Board Members to join a diverse and committed team working cooperatively at governance and strategic level.

A commitment to the values, ethos, culture and objectives of MACS Supporting Children and Young People is essential, and an understanding of the areas in which we work would be advantageous but not essential.   Continue reading

Independent Board Members sought

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint nine members to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

Details

  • remuneration: £15,000 a year
  • period of appointment: three independent members will be appointed in July 2018 for a three-year term, and six independent members in July 2019 (of those six, three will be appointed for three years and three for four years)
  • time commitment: a minimum of four days a month board business and will be required to perform a representative role on behalf of the board at a variety of events
  • appointment regulated by CPA NI
  • closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 3 May 2018

How to apply

You can find out more, including how to apply, at this link:

 

Board Members for Libraries NI

The Department for Communities is seeking to appoint 3 Members to the Board of Libraries NI.

The primary duty of Libraries NI is to provide a comprehensive and efficient public library service for persons living, working or studying here. It offers a wide range of programmes and services for children and adults, such as ‘Rhythm and Rhyme’ and ‘Family Fun Days’, as well interesting initiatives relating to IT, health and well-being, and employment. The Board’s role is to maintain the overall strategic direction for the library service within the required policy and resources framework.

Applications are welcome from across the community, voluntary, business or public sectors, particularly from women, people with a disability, people from minority ethnic groups and young people. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability. You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.   Continue reading

Chair and Board Members wanted at Thrive

Thrive, Making Culture Count are looking for a new Chair and Trustees for our board. You’ll be involved in shaping the growth and direction of thrive and joining a dynamic and well-supported board team.

What We Do:
We help cultural organisations unlock their potential through better understanding their audiences. We do this by producing research on NI cultural audiences, and by providing practical support to help organisations to increase or diversify their audiences. We work with around 200 arts, culture and heritage organisations right across NI, and sometimes beyond that, who vary in size, location, remit and ambition. We are a charity but we also have an increasing focus on increasing our sustainability through income generation and business development.   Continue reading

Lay and Registrant Council Members wanted

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint five Council Members, 3 Registrants and 2 Lay Members, including a Vice-President, to the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.

This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. It is committed to providing equality of opportunity and welcomes applications regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants.    Continue reading

Alpha Housing searching for voluntary board members

Alpha Housing is helping pioneer the next generation of housing for older people in NI. Can you join us in this mission as a voluntary board member?

Alpha is a housing association and social enterprise with nearly 1,000 homes across Northern Ireland, mainly for older people. We employ 70 people and have a turnover of £5.5million. Our offices are at Duncrue in the Belfast Harbour estate.   Continue reading

Athletics NI on the search for Board Members

The purpose of the posts will be to work within the Board structure to help ensure that Athletics NI is managed and controlled appropriately; to ensure it is accountable to its legitimate interest groups and stake holders and to ensure that it maintains the highest level of governance and accountability.

A full role description, person specification and application form is available from athleticsni.org/About/Job-Opportunities , by phoning the Athletics NI office on 02890 602707 or by emailing info@athleticsni.org   Continue reading

Chair and Board Members (x2) wanted at USEL

The Department for Communities is seeking to appoint a new chair and two members to the board of USEL. USEL provides help for people with disabilities to gain employment.

Details

  • remuneration:
    • chair: £270 for each board meeting attended
    • members: £135 for each board meeting attended
    • travel and subsistence allowances for official business will be payable – any extra work undertaken will be paid at an hourly rate
  • period of appointment: a term of up to four years, starting from 1 August 2018
  • time commitment: attendance at approximately 11 board meetings per year, plus other ad-hoc activities and attendance at any board member training – board meetings are normally held at USEL’s Head Office, Cambrai Street, Belfast
  • appointment regulated by CPA NI
  • closing date: 12 noon on Friday 27 April 2018

How to apply

You can find out more, including how to apply, at this link:

Board Members (x2) wanted at Angel Eyes NI

We are recruiting 2 Board Members who will contribute to the effective governance of Angel Eyes NI in promoting its aims and objectives.

If you have a background in the private, public or voluntary sectors and skills in the following areas, we want to hear from you: #Accountancy or #Fundraising.

While positions are unremunerated, out-of-pocket expenses will be paid. Angel Eyes NI respects and promotes equal opportunity and positively welcomes applications from all groups.

For further information on the necessary qualities and experience for either of the above roles as well as an application form, please contact Sara McCracken at sara@angeleyesni.org.

Appointment of school governors

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for school governor positions.

The role of the Board of Governors is to manage the school with a view to providing the best possible education and educational opportunities for all of the pupils.

  • remuneration: none
  • period of appointment: up to four years
  • time commitment: varies depending on school requirements
  • regulated by CPA NI: no

Governors have a wide range of managerial responsibilities and play a central role in the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of school life.   Continue reading