Overall Purpose of the Our Barn Charity Trustees
The trustee board is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
The trustee board comprises:
At its simplest, the role of the trustee board is to receive assets from donors, safeguard them and apply them for the charitable purposes as declared in the objects of OBC. The trustee board must always act in the best interests of OBC, exercising the same duty of care that a prudent person of business would in looking after the affairs of someone for whom they had responsibility. The trustee board must act as a group and not as individuals.
Your role will include:
In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board reach sound decisions. This may involve leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, evaluation or other issues in which the trustee has special expertise.
In the first instance please contact Karen Adams, Manager, Our Barn on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07847 380095 and request our Trustees Information Pack