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Trustee

Trustee
Disability Action Yorkshire
Description of the role:

Due to retirement we are recruiting to a number of voluntary positions on our Board of Trustees
Disability Action Yorkshire are a long established, Harrogate based, charity who believe that disabled people should have exactly the same access, rights and services as everyone else. In order to further this we provide a number of practical solutions and services which include personal assistance, support in employment and access advice.
Whether you are an experienced trustee or looking for your first post at Board level we would love to hear from you

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

In particular we are looking for people with:
Lived experience
Digital & IT
Investments
Legal
HR
Marketing
Training

Practical information:

The Board of Trustees meet every other month, in the evening, for about 2hrs. Trustees are also expected to get involved with sub committees, working groups, fundraising activity and other events from time to time.
Meetings are held at our Head Office on Hornbeam Park, Harrogate with the option of joining remotely.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
Unit i4A
Hornbeam Park Oval
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 8RB
Last updated: 09.05.2022
Organisation Information

Disability Action Yorkshire works with disabled people, providing a range of options and practical solutions which include:

Personal care and support for younger physically disabled people at our residential facility 34 Claro Road
A personal assistance service working with disabled people within their own homes and the local community
Training for younger disabled people and adults in the skills required for employment, life skills and accredited courses, this is linked to a furniture warehouse selling pre-used, quality furniture, on a commission basis, to the general public
Our Enterprise Training Project aims to provide disabled people with the skills and knowledge to become self employed.
Offering advice and practical support on helping someone to live their life more independently, including advice on assistive technology
A buddying scheme matches volunteers to enable people to achieve personal life goals, whatever they may be
Our Think Access project we work with local businesses and community leaders with the aim of making Harrogate totally accessible
Fully accessible holiday accommodation in a beautiful lodge in the Lincolnshire Wolds

Charity number: 1044373