North East Law Centre is seeking an interim Treasurer owing to the absence of our Treasurer for personal reasons. The appointment will initially be for a period of six months as Treasurer, and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will become a full Trustee and join our Board whether or not the Treasurer role is extended, Our Trustee Board is a diverse, enthusiastic and friendly team. We support and challenge the work of the executive staff and help to create future opportunities and growth. We are fully committed to further increasing the diversity of our Board. A more diverse Board will:
- Understand better the needs of all sections of the community
- Offer a broader range of perspectives about issues.
- Be more creative in generating ideas and solutions.
- Improve decision making.
To this end we want to recruit people with different skills, life experiences and from different backgrounds. We would especially welcome applications from people from a variety of ethnic minority backgrounds. This is a great way to learn about charities, communities, legal affairs, and do work of real social benefit. Induction and training will be offered.
The North East Law Centre is a Charity founded in 1978 to give those excluded from the civil justice system by reason of poverty, knowledge, capacity, nationality, residence or language advice, support and representation so that they can be heard. The Centre covers Northumberland, Durham, Tees Valley and Tyne and Wear. It is funded through contracts, grants, and some paid-for work. This is a chance to make a positive difference to people who encounter numerous systemic barriers when accessing public services through contribution towards the effective governance of teh Law Centre.
How to apply
Please visit the Vacancies page on our website: www.nelawcentre.co.uk for the full details of the role and how to apply.