Trustee Recruitment

30 Sep
30 Sep

Volunteer member of UK Deaf Sport Board of Trustees

UK Deaf Sport is currently inviting people to join its volunteer board of Trustees.

Do you have what it takes to drive UKDS forward? Are you motivated and can inspire deaf athletes to excel in their field? We are looking to balance and strengthen the board at UK Deaf Sport with trustees who have the right skill set and experience.

We are keen to broaden the skills and recruit new people to strengthen the existing board and drive the company forward. This is an exciting time for National Disability Sport Organisations and becoming a trustee with UK Deaf Sport would be an excellent opportunity.

The board of trustees is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, and for its financial health, the probity of its activities, and the development of the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, and the legal and regulatory guidelines.

The trustees shall have expertise area and skill in relation to one or more of the following key areas:

  • Strategic development
  • Business development
  • Fundraising and income generation
  • Marketing and campaigning

In addition to the skills required, UKDS are particularly interested to hear from any women and representatives of the Black and Minority Ethnics (BME) community as they are currently under represented on the board.

Please complete an application form and send it to UKDS, c/o Deaf Direct, Vesta Tilley House, Lowesmoor, Worcester, WR1 2RS.

We will be running an introductory session with shortlisted people to provide the opportunity to learn more about what we do and decide whether we are the type of organisation that you could work as part of and that our cause is something you want to help achieve these will be on November 9th in London.

Deadline for applications : 31st October 2015

UKDS Job Pack letter

UKDS Trustee Application Form

UKDS Equality Monitoring Form

What we are looking for from new Trustees Oct 2014

 

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Reaching Potential

UK Deaf Sport aims to enable Deaf people to reach their full potential in sport. We work to increase opportunities by working in partnerships with key organisations to create a sporting future that is DEAFinitely Inclusive from grassroots through to Elite level Sport.