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Trustee (Volunteer Role) – Vacancy

Many peoples’ lives are overshadowed by problems such as debt, housing, employment worries and family difficulties. Our services make a real difference. Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice is looking to appoint skilled trustees to join our board to help shape the organisation for the future.

The Charity

Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice (CASSCA) is a registered charity and part of the national Citizens Advice Network. We operate with the twin aims of the Citizens Advice service; providing advice people need for the problems they face and working to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.  The service we provide is free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

CASSCA delivers a range of advice services, funded by local and national contracts.  It works in partnership with a range of stakeholders (including the local authority, Macmillan, Shelter and various Housing Associations)

The Candidates

We are looking for people with strategic vision, independent judgement and a willingness to give time and commitment to being a trustee. We are particularly looking for trustees with marketing, business development or legal backgrounds.  Financial expertise is well represented on our current board.

The post of trustee is unpaid but will provide you a great deal of experience and satisfaction. All reasonable expenses are reimbursed.

We are keen to achieve a more diverse board of trustees and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

To apply please send a CV and Covering Letter, describing what you would bring to the role, addressing the personal skills and qualities from the below role profile.  

Applications should be emailed to:

Closing date: 12:00 noon on Monday 10th September 2018

Interviews: Tuesday 18th and Friday 28th September 2018

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