Board Member

Cirencester, Gloucestershire
26 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Board Member

Could you contribute to the continued Success of a small housing association focusing on Cirencester Town and the surrounding rural communities?

We have an exciting opportunity for two new non-executive board members and an Audit committee member, who have the skills and experience to contribute to the future success of an Association that has been in existence since 1949 providing high quality, social and affordable housing.

As a non-executive board and committee member you will need to demonstrate a passion for the social purpose of a small housing association, as well as a commitment to be responsible for the governance of the Association.

As Board Member your experience will include some or all of the following key areas:

  • Lived experience similar to that of the Housing Association’s customers
  • Strong connection & commitment to the local community in Cirencester
  • Asset management, particularly on regeneration & sustainability

The annual commitment is 6 evening board meetings a year and a half-day or full-day focusing on strategy discussions.

As an Audit Committee Member you will ideally have some or all of the following experience:

  • Health & safety experience
  • GDPR / IT security experience
  • Risk management or audit experience

The annual commitment is 4 audit meetings a year and volunteering to performing at least one desktop audit of internal controls and processes.

We welcome those who may not have experience of being a board or committee member to apply as full training is offered, as well as mentoring and other support to assist you in fulfilling your roles. We encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply, and welcome a diverse range of attributes and endeavour to be as flexible as possible to accommodate personal situations.  

This role is unremunerated and the closing date for applications in 26th April 2021, with interviews taking place on 29th April. If you’d love to give something back to your local community apply today!