Trustees govern the organisation along with the other Board of Trustees and will work closely with other team members including volunteers and paid staff, advising on all governance matters. Trustees will be expected to attend Board meetings and an Annual General Meeting (AGM), which last approximately an hour and a half every six to eight weeks. As well as the traditional responsibilities of a Trustee that are outlined below, this role will involve advising and supporting the Intermission Youth team with fundraising and income generation. Normally Trustees are asked to commit to a 2-3-year term on the Board and serve for a maximum of 2 terms. All appointments are subject to completion of a successful 3 month probationary period.
- Representing Intermission Youth, raising our profile and acting as a spokesperson as appropriate
Providing leadership to the organisation by supporting the team to remain focused on delivering our aims
Contributing to strategic direction and facilitating key decision-making
Maintaining strategic oversight of board development
Advising and supporting the wider Intermission Youth team with fundraising and income generation, supporting creation and implementation of the organisations fundraising/income generation strategy
The general responsibilities of a trustee.