Chair and Board members wanted for the Probation Board of Northern Ireland

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint a Chair and 12 Board Members to the Probation Board for Northern Ireland.

Probation Board

The Probation Board for Northern Ireland is an executive non-departmental public body established under The Probation Board (Northern Ireland) Order 1982.  PBNI plays a key role in Northern Ireland’s criminal justice system.  The focus of all of the work undertaken by PBNI is to reduce offending and make communities safer.

  • remuneration: Chair: £33,010 per annum, plus travel and expenses, this is not pensionable. Board Member: £5,050 annual fee plus travel and expenses
  • period of appointment: The appointment of Chair and Board Members will be made for a three year term
  • time commitment:Chair will be required to commit to 2 days per week.
    Board Members will be required to commit to a minimum of 25 days per annum
  • regulated by CPA NI: yes
  • closing date: 12 noon Friday 14 September 2018

For more information on the positions including how to apply please go to:

Chairperson and Members wanted

Youth Council for NI – chairperson, vice-chairperson and members

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for the positions of chairperson, vice-chairperson and members of the Youth Council for NI.

  • remuneration: chairperson – £7,500 a year; vice-chairperson – £2,500 a year; members – none
  • period of appointment: up to four years, start date to be confirmed
  • time commitment: chairperson  – four days a month; vice-chairperson – two days a month; members – one day a month
  • regulated by CPA NI: yes

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

Closing date for applications – 5.00 pm on Tuesday 10 July.

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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Committee members wanted at Women’s Aid and Onus Training

Womens Aid Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey (ABCLN) alongside Onus, Ballymena  are currently seeking Voluntary Management Committee Members to join a diverse and committed team working co-operatively at a governance and strategic level.

The Management Committee consists of individuals from a range of backgrounds with diverse skills and experience who are working to meet the challenges and opportunities in a changing environment.    Continue reading

Trustee wanted by Politics Plus

Politics Plus is seeking to appoint 1 member to its Board of Trustees with effect from 8 January 2018.

The successful candidate will assist the Board in the delivery of its vision for the long term future of Politics Plus, as well as in the ongoing development of an effective organisation within which goals can be achieved. Politics Plus is an independent not-for-profit organisation operating with Parliament Buildings, Stormont.   Continue reading