Board Member wanted for The Odyssey Trust

The Odyssey is the Landmark Millennium Project for Northern Ireland and is owned by the Odyssey Trust Company Limited (OTC),a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. The Odyssey is a unique entertainment and educational venue sited at Queen’s Quay, Belfast, comprising 3 main areas

  • The SSEArena,which seats 10,000 people where ice hockey games, concerts,and family shows are held.
  • W5,an interactive discovery and educational centre.
  • The Pavilion,which comprises the multiplex cinema,ten pin bowling and a range of restaurants.

The OTC Board oversees and manages the investment in the Odyssey to ensure its ongoing viability and promotes its continuing development for the benefit of the people of Northern Ireland.   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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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

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.

Voluntary Board Members wanted at Arts & Business NI

Arts & Business Northern Ireland sparks new partnerships between commerce and culture. We connect companies and individuals to cultural organisations and provide the expertise and insight for them to prosper together.

We are seeking to recruit new Directors to our Board as a number of current Directors are coming to the end of their term. Suitable candidates will have experience and skills in one or more of the following areas: cultural leadership, finance and legal. We would also be interested in experienced individuals with a wide private sector business network and individuals with experience in impact measurement.    Continue reading

Board Members wanted at Victims Support NI

Victim Support NI is a voluntary organisation which helps people affected by crime. It provides a free and confidential service and each year, Victim Support NI offers help to over 55,000 people who have been affected by crime. The organisation offers practical and emotional support through its Community service for those trying to deal with being a victim of crime. The Witness Service takes witnesses, victims and their families through the court procedure when involved in a criminal trial.   Continue reading

Trustee opportunities at Ulster Historical Foundation

Ulster Historical Foundation invites applications from interested parties for vacancies on the Board of Trustees.

Background

Established in 1956 the Foundation is a self-sustaining educational non-profit organisation and registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC 100280).

The Foundation exists to help individuals, families and communities around the world trace and share their Irish and Scots-Irish history and to broaden their understanding of and interest in the rich history of the province of Ulster. In pursuit of this goal UHF provides a range of activities, including: genealogical and historical research services, access to online records, book publishing, hosting history events and delivering community education programmes.   Continue reading

Treasurer wanted at Street Soccer NI

About Street Soccer NI

Street Soccer NI is a registered charity which, in partnership with East Belfast Mission and our various funding partners, uses football as a hook to engage people with services surrounding homelessness, addiction, unemployment, mental health and social marginalisation.  We support our regular players with the issues they face including; giving them support with housing and helping them to maintain their tenancy, getting them into work or education, creating pathways for them to gain qualifications in coaching and become a volunteer with the charity.

The charity is managed by the Board and currently has one full-time staff member, seconded from East Belfast Mission.  There are currently five assistant coordinators managing the projects in Belfast and Derry sites. We also fund referees from Irish Football Association to officiate some sessions if needed. There are currently 7 weekly projects in Belfast, 1 in L’Derry and we are hoping to secure a project in other areas across NI over the next few years.  Continue reading

Board Members wanted by NI Sports Forum

The Northern Ireland Sports Forum is a voluntary association whose membership consists of 66 Governing Bodies of Sport, 20 Associate Members and 15 Individual Members with an interest in sport and physical recreation.

We are the recognised umbrella organisation for the voluntary sector of sport and physical recreation in Northern Ireland and act as the “Independent Voice of Voluntary Sport in Northern Ireland”. NISF is a charitable company and provides secretariat to the All Party Group on Sport and Physical Recreation at Stormont. The NISF also provides administrative support to the Female Sports Forum which is a subcommittee of the Forum.   Continue reading