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Trustees… with Sussex Emmaus

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Portslade South

About this volunteering opportunity

The role
To provide oversight, governance and guidance to the Board of Trustees and support the executive leadership team in the strategic development of the charity. This is an exciting opportunity to join the board of an ambitious and innovative charity through delivery of its strategic plan from 2020 onwards.

Time commitment
This is a voluntary, unpaid role (reasonable travel expenses will be paid). Each year you will commit to:
• Attending 5 board meetings and AGM
• Attending up to 10 committee meetings
• Additional time commitments which may be necessary to fulfill the role as a Trustee

About this organisation

Emmaus supports people to work their way out of homelessness, provides purpose as well as a stable home for as long as someone needs it.

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity

Induction and peer support.

Skills or experience needed for this opportunity

What we’re looking for
• Commitment to the vision and values of the Emmaus movement
• Commitment to the development strategy of Emmaus Brighton & Hove
• Strategic vision
• Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
• A strong understanding and commitment to overcoming the many challenges of homelessness

With particular skills in the following fields
• Legal
• Multi-site retail/enterprise/online shopping
• Change management
• IT/marketing/social media strategy
• Fundraising
• Historic buildings/planning/architect/building services
• Social care/alcohol, substance misuse/support services

The contact person for this opportunity is Glynn Jones, Chair of Trustees, , 01273 426 743

  • Expenses are paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday



  • homeless people
  • community and social centres
  • being a committee member/trustee
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