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Do you want to support us by sharing your expertise to help shape the future of our organisation? Then becoming a director/Trustee might be for you.
Mental Health Advocacy Scheme
Closing Date: 22 July 2022
Trustee

Summary:

Do you want to support us by sharing your expertise to help shape the future of our organisation? Then becoming a director/Trustee might be for you.

We are seeking experienced members of the public to join our Board.

This is an opportunity to make a difference and to help our organisation grow.

About Us:

The Mental Health Advocacy Scheme (MHAS) was established in 1995 and is a free, friendly service that offers support to those experiencing mental health and wellbeing difficulties to have access independent and confidential advocacy across Anglesey and Gwynedd.

We are Independent from statutory organisations and designed and operated in a way which is free from conflict of interest, non-judgemental and we accept that everyone is different.

The Role:

Time Commitment: 6 Weekly Board Meetings.  Trustees are occasionally invited to attend public or private events in support of the organisation.

Renumeration: Voluntary but out of pocket expenses and travel will be reimbursed.

As a Trustee, you will work with the other board members and the senior leadership team to shape our vision and mission, track our progress on achieving our strategic goals and ensure that we are compliant with all legal and regulatory requirements. You will also be our sounding board and critical friend, bringing your skills and experience into conversations to help us shape our programme and organisation for the better.

What we’re looking for:

We’re looking for Trustees with experience in one of the following areas:

  • Private sector, organisational strategy and income generation
  • Health and safety, risk management and data protection
  • Digital, marketing, communications and public relations

Commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

MHAS remain entirely committed to equality at all levels and want to see a more representative board of the society we live in. We want to hear different perspectives throughout the organisation, and we’re interested in the unique qualities you can bring. MHAS staff team and board of trustees are working on strategies and actions to create a more diverse workforce, reaffirm our mission and values within our operations as well as our programme, to reflect critically on our work, and to continue to develop as an organisation that is representative and equitable.

We warmly welcome applications from those who are new to being a Trustee as well as individuals who have a proven track record in governance roles. Additionally, we are very keen to hear from and we encourage applications from people who experience racism; identify with coming from a disadvantaged background or with protected characteristics; people who are D/deaf, disabled or neurodiverse; and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.

To Apply:

Please contact Sian Davies (Office Manager) at admin@mhas.co.uk



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