*Closes 4 December*

The Department for Communities invites applications for three Member positions on the Charities Advisory Committee. This is a unique opportunity for individuals to contribute to the charities sector, whilst developing their own skills and experience. Those appointed will have direct influence on the investment strategy of the Northern Ireland Central Investment Fund for Charities which impacts a range of charities who benefit from investing in the Fund, which is currently valued at over £55 million.

Applications are welcome from across the community, voluntary, business, private or public sectors particularly from women, people with a disability, people from minority ethnic groups and young people. No professional qualifications are required.

Appointments are for a term of up to 4 years from 26 February 2024 with a time commitment of approximately 6 days per year. Although unremunerated, reasonable expenses may be claimed. Further details on the role and responsibilities and the selection criteria are included in the application pack.

How to Apply

  • An application pack can be obtained via the following:
  • Website: www.nidirect.gov.uk/public-appointment-vacancies
  • E-mail: publicappointments@communities-ni.gov.uk Telephone: 028 9081 9417
  • If you require an application pack in a different format please contact us. The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 4 December 2023. CVs and late applications will not be accepted. Interviews are expected to take place on 23, 24 & 25 January 2024.

Equality of Opportunity

The Department is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.