School Governors

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

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Trustees wanted at Nexus NI

We are ambitious as an organisation and want to grow our services to support more people.  As part of this drive we would like to invite interested people to apply to sit as Trustees on our Charity’s board.

There are two main roles of the board; Supporting and scrutinising the CEO on the basis of Good Corporate Governance and assisting in the formulating of strategy to achieve Nexus NI’s objectives.   Continue reading

We’re back !! Boardroom Apprentice 2018

The Boardroom Apprentice 2018 is now open for applications

The Boardroom Apprentice is 12-month board training and placement programme to encourage new people to come forward to give their time and share their skills with our third and public-sector boards. It is built on three core pillars:

  1. Provision of a 12-month Board Apprentice placement to gain experience
  2. The transfer of knowledge and learning to the Boardroom Apprentice through the delivery of a suite of training
  3. Support for the Boardroom Apprentice through an assigned board buddy

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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

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.

Chair and Members sought for NILGOSC

The Department of Communities invites applications for the appointment of a chair and up to four members to NILGOSC (Northern Ireland Local Government Officers Superannuation Committee). The member positions consist of two employee representatives, one employer representative, and one independent member.

All appointments will be for a term of up to four years, expected to start on 1 July 2018.

These appointments are regulated by CPA NI.    Continue reading

Board Members wanted by NI Screen

The Department for the Economy is seeking to appoint nine new members to the board of NI Screen.

You will need to demonstrate one specialist skill from this list of eight:

  • high-end television and film production
  • television, independent film and animation production
  • game development
  • Irish language, culture and heritage
  • Ulster-Scots language, culture and heritage
  • digital transformation of education
  • financial management
  • film or screen culture

If shortlisted for interview, you will be asked questions on your chosen skill plus two other general skills.   Continue reading