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Lydney Hub

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Lydney Hub (charity no:1187543) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) currently focused on providing a safe and welcoming space for young people aged between 11-17. Creating a fun and ...

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Lydney Hub Trustee

Organisation role · 2–4 hrs/month
71 Newerne Street, Lydney, GL15 5RA, United Kingdom
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Summary

We’re seeking new board members to engage in the governance and oversight of the charity, expand our youth programme and advocate for young people.

Detailed description

Lydney Hub is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The activities are overseen by a Board of Trustees who are also committee members and ultimately responsible for the management of the charity.


We are a small, dedicated team who are responsible for the day to day running of Lydney Hub, Lydney Youth Hub and overseeing the renovation of the new Lydney Hub premises.


Lydney Hub is currently focused on providing a safe and welcoming space for young people aged between 11-17. Creating a fun and supportive atmosphere for all young people to socialise and take part in informal activities


The committee determines the strategy, sets the goals and reviews the outcomes for the organisation. It is involved with all aspects of our activity and Board members are required to be directly involved in the expert led key advisory committees that guide our plans to meet our Charitable Objects to providing facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and leisure time.


We are seeking those with other relevant skills and experience: -

·      Knowledge of the local area

·      Community Wellbeing/ development

·      Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

·      Work with families & young people

·      Charity work

·      Programme Development

·      Delivering projects within the property or construction sector

·      Safeguarding

·      Media & Communications

·      HR

·      Fundraising

·      Finance


We are a small, ambitious and rapidly evolving organisation with over 75 active members of our youth group.


Key duties

The role requires a sleeves rolled up, get involved approach. 

  • Trustees are Directors of the organisation and need to be familiar with and understand the governance requirements.
  • Trustees are encouraged to attend monthly meetings with a minimum of 4. This are usually held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 19:00-21:00 at HiPs Social.
  • Trustees are expected to attend a cross section of events throughout the year.


Charity Commission Trustee guidelines

If you are interested in becoming a Lydney Hub Trustee we strongly advise you to consult the Charity Commission’s website and read ‘The Essential Trustee’.


Expenses

The role is voluntary.

Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed


The next step for those with suitable experience will be an informal meeting with two members of the Board/ committee to fully explain the role and the process for application.

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About Lydney Hub

Lydney Hub (charity no:1187543) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) currently focused on providing a safe and welcoming space for young people aged between 11-17. Creating a fun and supportive atmosphere for all young people to socialise and take part in informal activities tackling the complex personal and social issues facing young people in the area.

Lydney hub promotes innovation, creativity and positivity, supporting the growth of young people and extends this encouragement to the wider community, uniting residents, local authorities, voluntary and other organisations in a common effort to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the objective of improving conditions of life for residents.