JOIN THE BRISTOL CITY FUNDS GOVERNING BOARD
City Funds are looking for a Non-Executive Board member who wants to use their skills and experience to make a transformative and long-term difference to society.
City Funds seeks to help build Bristol as a city that works for everyone. By reducing barriers which create inequality and poverty, it aims to create a sustainable city where people thrive and are proud to call it home.
“We already have a £10 million investment fund in place, with work underway to establish grant based funds that allow us to have flexibility in the way that we’re able to address the needs of the city – through a combination of repayable investment, grant and blended finance support.”
The work of City Funds is overseen by a Governing Board, which aims to be as diverse as possible and ensuring there is representation from all key sectors. The Board has been in place since the Summer of 2018, meeting on a regular basis.
If you are interested in this role, make sure you read carefully the role responsibilities and requirements in the full advert here.
How to apply
City Funds are asking that applicants provide a copy of their CV and a one page summary of what you feel you would bring to City Funds if you were appointed to the Governing Board. You can send these to us at email@example.com no later than Friday 6th December.
TREASURER & BOARD MEMBER
St Pauls Carnival Community Interest Company is looking for two new Board Members (non-Executive Directors) for the following positions:
• Board Member with knowledge and experience in the field of education
Founded in 1968 by community activists involved in the Bristol Bus Boycott, St Pauls carnival is one of Europe’s premiere street-based spectacles of African Caribbean culture.
Today, the event is run by St Pauls Carnival Community Interest Company, committed to preserving the Carnival as a free community event and drawing on and helping develop local skills and expertise. The organisation is run by a board of non-executive directors each offering their specific skills, knowledge and expertise on a voluntary basis, and a small operational staff team. Currently, the Board has 7 members.
Board members need to be able to commit to a Board meeting (approximately 2 hours) every two months and ad hoc sub-committee meetings, using their skills and knowledge to scrutinise the operational team and give strategic advice where appropriate.
If you are interested in applying then please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the application pack.
The application deadline is 5pm on Friday 6th December 2019.
Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held 11 or 12 December 2019.
CVS SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CHAIR
Looking for a unique opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a Strategic Role? CVS are seeking a credible and engaged senior leader, to become their Chair of trustees.
CVS South Gloucestershire is the umbrella body for the voluntary community and social enterprise sector in South Gloucestershire, providing information advice and support to local groups to help them to develop and grow. Established in 2003, they have a small dedicated staff team, a team of 12 Associates and 10 experienced and committed Trustees.
You will have experience of leadership at a senior level including board experience. CVS South Gloucestershire is a VCSE membership led organisation. The Chair will need to be independent of local provider organisations to avoid potential conflicts of interest.
CVS will provide development training for you to build confidence if you want it to support you in your role.
CVS South Gloucestershire is committed to board diversity and actively encourages applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
For and informal discussion about this role, CVS are holding an open evening session on Wednesday 4th December 5.30- 7pm (with Mince Pies!) at Poole Court, Yate Town Council Offices, Yate.
In addition, interested colleagues may also attend as observers the Board meeting 10th December 10 – 11.30am.
To apply for the role please email us a copy of your CV, along with two references, to email@example.com by Friday 13th December 2019, 12 noon. Successful applicants will be invited to interview on Monday 16th December 2019.
If you want to have an informal conversation to find out more about the role then please contact Helen Black on 01454 865454 or Peter Steel the current chair on 07792991129.