Voluntary Board Members wanted….

Quotidian- Word on the Street Limited, is a not for profit company, limited by

guarantee. It is an innovative creative arts production company that aims to enhance civic space, civic experience and public discourse with literature, to benefit individuals and communities. For the purposes of peace, reconciliation, and equality. Our work is life-affirming and life-enhancing and celebrates literature as our richest shared cultural heritage.

The motivation for developing the project is to change the message. All our ideas will be developed so as to be sharable and replicable in other urban contexts.   Continue reading

Chair and Non Executive Finance Member wanted

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair and a Non-Executive Finance Member to the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Special Health & Social Care Agency (NIGALA).

The appointments will take effect from September 2018. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise, and to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland. The positions provide an important leadership and accountability role, and whilst challenging, they provide the opportunity to shape and drive the delivery of essential services for citizens across NI.  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

Voluntary Committee Opportunity

We are currently seeking nominations to join our IoD Northern Ireland Committee

The IoD is committed to ensuring we represented a broad and diverse mix from the Northern Ireland business community. We would particularly welcome and encourage applications from IoD members: North West & Newry area; young directors; with an expertise in Brexit or with an expertise in Management & Leadership.   Continue reading

Search begins for new board members for the General Consumer Council

Search begins for new board members for the General Consumer Council

The Department for the Economy (DfE) is seeking to appoint three new members to the Board of the General Consumer Council (the Consumer Council).

The Consumer Council is a public body, independent from government, working to bring about change to benefit Northern Ireland consumers. Its aim is to make the consumer voice heard and make it count. It has specific functions in relation to energy, water, transport, postal services and food. The appointments will commence on 1 April 2018 and the term of office is three years.   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

Committed and motivated Trustees sought by The Gallaher Trust

The Gallaher Trust has recently been established by JTI (Japan Tobacco International) to provide a £5million trust fund which will assist job creation in Ballymena, County Antrim and support disadvantaged adults in the local area.

The Gallaher Trust is currently seeking to attract additional skills and experience to its Board to support the delivery of the Trust Fund over the coming years.

We are looking for Trustees with experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Further education and training sector
  • Funding allocation and oversight
  • Commercial activities – either supporting or establishing a business
  • PR & Media Relations
  • Performance management
  • Working with disadvantaged adults

We have made a commitment to ensure that our Board is diverse and we are really keen to receive applications from across our society.

These are voluntary positons and the initial appointment would be for a period of 3 years. If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your C.V and cover note outlining why you would like be one of our Trustees to greg.mckinley@jti.com.

Applicants who have the skills and experience we are looking for, will be invited to a meeting to discuss the role further, week commencing 24 April.

  • Closing date is 4:00pm Friday 14 April 2017

The Gallaher Trust is based in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The aim of the Trust is to make awards for charitable purposes to support job creation and skills development together with support for disadvantaged adults for the Ballymena community.