Active Belfast Limited Seeks Board Directors

4 Independent Directors, including a Chairperson, required.

Belfast City Council has transferred its leisure service into a new innovative delivery model, through the creation of a locally-established organisation – Active Belfast Limited.

This new organisation will work in partnership with Belfast City Council, the strategic operating partner and stakeholders to provide, improve and invest in Belfast’s leisure services, facilities and programmes. This is an opportunity to contribute to improving the health and quality of life of people who live, invest, work and visit Belfast.   Continue reading

Trustees wanted by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland is seeking to appoint several dynamic new trustees to join its board.

 The board currently draws on a broad spectrum of experience and includes individuals with business, voluntary and community sector expertise. Our new trustees would bring a wealth of experience and provide invaluable advice and support for the work that the Community Foundation undertakes.

 We are looking for trustees who are committed to social justice and also have an appreciation for the role of the community and voluntary sectors in Northern Ireland.

 For more information please see the below documents

 Role of a Trustee and Person Specification

Community Foundation Overview

 For further information and to apply please contact Andrew McCracken via amccracken@communityfoundationni.org

Board Members wanted for Victims Support NI

WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE HARMED BY CRIME?

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

4 Representative Members sought for the Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education

The Department of Education (DE) is seeking to appoint 4 representative members to the NICIE Board.  Applications are welcome from those with an interest in serving in the education sector. The DE members are appointed primarily to bring added breadth to the Board’s overall membership by drawing in individuals who are not necessarily associated directly with the education service but who have gained their experience from other backgrounds including business or commercial life and/or involvement in the community. For example, human resource, legal or media experience would be considered beneficial to the overall skills composition of the Board.  Continue reading

Young Professionals On Board Programme now recruiting…

Are you aged 21-30?

This unique programme aims to detect the best up-and-coming talents that business has to offer and place them on the boards of leading arts charities in the Northern Ireland.
Supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, this initiative provides extra training and support to ensure young professionals in the early stages of their careers (aged 21-30 years) will truly benefit from this practical, hands-on strategic leadership experience.

  • 3 x Governance training sessions to provide an introduction to the arts sector and insight into strategies for successful governance, clearly outlining the legal and moral requirements placed upon a non-executive board. Specifically developed for this initiative, this training allows for peer-to-peer learning, and develops confidence to ensure participants engage fully in Board business.
  • A Board Buddy to help with induction & orientation within the arts organisation

The Young Professionals on Arts Boards programme is supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and costs £450 + VAT per participant (Arts & Business NI Member rate) or £500+ VAT per participant (non- Member rate), payable on acceptance onto the programme.

Interested – then contact to get further information and a copy of the application form:

Closing date is Wednesday 16th September 2015