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Finance Trustee for North Yorkshire Sport Partnership Board

Finance Trustee for North Yorkshire Sport Partnership Board
North Yorkshire Sport (NYS)
Description of the role:

North Yorkshire Sport (NYS) is looking for an outstanding individual, with a passion for improving the lives of the citizens of North Yorkshire and an understanding of the challenging economic climate small and medium enterprises are operating in.

We are specifically seeking a Trustee with financial experience who can Chair our Finance Sub Committee and work closely with the Finance Manger to oversee Board finance reports.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

NYS is an independent Charitable trust with an annual turnover of circa £1.1m, that uses Sport as a Driver for Positive Change and we are looking to appoint a new Trustee to work alongside our existing Board as well as our national, regional, sub regional and district partners.

Trustees of NYS serve on a voluntary basis, although reasonable out of pocket expenses will be paid.

Time commitment – 4 full days which includes 4 Board meetings (one of which includes the AGM) and up to 3 business development sessions per annum (held in conjunction with the Board meetings).
The Finance Trustee will also be required to attend 4 Finance sub Committee meetings per annum.

Key experiences and skills required for the Trustee:

Key Skills

• The ability to contribute objectively and consistently to discussion and debate within a board environment.
• An Accountancy qualification

Desirable Skills

• It is a desirable feature, although not essential that the Trustee has had some experience which demonstrates a knowledge and awareness of sports contribution to at least one of the following areas:

o Voluntary sector sport and national governing bodies of sport; local government leisure and sport; education; health; safer/stronger communities; private/commercial sector business;
o Charitable Bodies

Expressions of interest for this post should be sent to: North Yorkshire Sport, c/o Bilton Health and Wellbeing Hub, 69 Bilton Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 3DT or via email to steph@northyorkshiresport.co.uk

For an informal discussion on Board membership please contact David Watson, Chief Executive of North Yorkshire Sport on 07793860452

Closing Date for expressions of interest: 2nd April 2021

Interviews to be held: w/c April 12th 2021

Practical information:

Time commitment – 4 full days which includes 4 Board meetings (one of which includes the AGM) and up to 3 business development sessions per annum (held in conjunction with the Board meetings).
The Finance Trustee will also be required to attend 4 Finance sub Committee meetings per annum.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Ages 18+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
69 Bilton Lane
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 3DT
Last updated: 10.02.2021
Organisation Information

North Yorkshire Sport have compiled some of the most handy exercise ideas to Stay Active While You're At Home during the coronavirus outbreak, with sections for older people, families, teens and adults people with long term health conditions at https://www.northyorkshiresport.co.uk/ideastostayactive
To help inspire and motivate people to continue to be physically active, Sport England have set up the campaign https://www.sportengland.org/jointhemovement

There is inspiration and resources to help people with long term health conditions get active at https://weareundefeatable.co.uk/ways-to-move

North Yorkshire Sport is a County Sport Partnership whose role is to bring stakeholders of sport together to help ensure there are opportunities for everyone across North Yorkshire to participate in sport and physical activity.

Volunteering is integral within sport and a wide and varied number of skills, qualities and roles can be utilized within the sport club environment. Whether that be as a coach or referee to other skills including administration, financial, management to name just a few.

As the Counties strategic sporting lead North Yorkshire Sport can utilise their networks and extended sporting partners to signpost people to appropriate volunteer opportunities.

Charity number: 1155238