Home-Start Trustee Could you help lead a national charity during its most significant change? Home-Start UK are looking for experienced, talented and committed people to join its established board of trustees. You will be joining this well-respected national charity at a critical point in its history and will help shape the future of the organisation. Home-Start is a federated network of local organisations which provide community based support for families and children. Over the past year, 250 local Home-Start charities – powered by 16,000 volunteers – have been working with 30,000 families and 60,000 children to tackle some of the critical issues facing families in their communities across the UK. Home-Start want to ensure that families in even more communities are able to work with a volunteer, and trustees will play a vital role in helping achieve that in a sustainable and secure way. Home-Start are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience and expertise in the following areas: Finance Fundraising, philanthropy and income generation Business development Early years and family support policy, practice and/or research Previous experience of charity work is not essential but it is important that trustees have a genuine interest in Home-Start’s work. Download our recruitment pack To apply for this role, please send your CV along with a supporting statement which fully addresses the appointment criteria set out in the person specification. Please ensure that you have included your telephone contact numbers. Completed CVs and supporting statements should be emailed to:- firstname.lastname@example.org They can also be posted to: Sue Humphries HR Manager The Crescent King Street Leicester LE1 6RX Closing date: Friday 1st December 2017 Interviews will take place in January 2018. Further information, together with details on how to apply, can be found by visiting https://www.home-start.org.uk/work-for-home-start-uk Home-Start is committed to Equality of Opportunity and Diversity. We wish to encourage applications from all parts of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, age, sexual orientation or disability. Appointments will be based on merit, following an open and clear selection process. No agencies please. Home-Start UK, a charitable company limited by guarantee. Company No. 5382181. Charity No. in England and Wales 1108837 and in Scotland SC039172. Registered Office: The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX.