Public Appointments & other Decision Making Roles

Women Making a Difference directly addresses the need for more women to apply for and take up public roles and appointments. By providing the skills and removing or lessening barriers we aim to enable individuals to 'look outside' their comfort zones and help them to meet the challenge of taking up a public appointment or other decision making role.

Becoming a public appointee or charity trustee is an exciting step towards making a difference to the lives of others. Public bodies and other not for profit organisations make important decisions that shape the quality of our lives and public services.

The articles below advertise the current vacancies or contact us now to advertise an appointment.

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The Outdoor Partnership - Trustee (Non-Executive Director) Vacancy

Added 26/08/2015
The Outdoor Partnership, established in 2004, is a successful, effective and well-respected community partnership charitable company inspiring local people to become involved in outdoor activities through participation, education, volunteering, and employment.  The Charity is looking to recruit three new Trustees (non-executive roles) to complement the existing Board.   If you are interested in contributing to the work and governance of a local charity whose mission is to improve opportunities for local people to achieve their potential through outdoor activities, and have the desire to help shape our strategic aims and objectives for the future, we would like to hear from you.

We welcome interest from individuals with a range of skills, knowledge and experiences from all backgrounds and walks of life.  We particularly welcome interest from individuals with strategic leadership skills and experience of charity governance and working with or of part of a Board of Trustees.

Closing date:  7 September 2015

Qualifications Wales - Board Member Vacancies

Added 25/08/2015
Qualifications Wales will be responsible for the regulation of awarding bodies and the quality assurance of non-degree qualifications in Wales.  It will also play a key role in the development and commissioning of qualifications to meet the needs of Wales. There is now an exciting opportunity to be part of a defining era that will see the transformation of the qualifications system in Wales.

They are looking for Board members in Wales from a wide range of backgrounds including the:

1. Business Sector

2. Finance/Corporate Governance Sector

3. School Sector

Closing date: 15 September 2015

STAR Communities First – Trustee Vacancies

Added 25/08/2015
A number of community groups in Splott are looking for new trustees to join them as they begin exciting new chapters in their development; becoming charities and/or taking on community asset transfers.

STAR is looking for people with experience in areas such as finance, business development, human resources and community work to bring their skills, knowledge, experience and passion to these community groups.

Closing Date: not stated

Citizens Advice Bridgend County Borough – Trustee/Directors Vacancies

Added 25/08/2015
Do you want to make a difference by helping to run a dynamic progressive local charity in challenging times? Citizens Advice Bridgend County Borough is looking for additional Trustee/Directors to help maintain the organisations growth and development since its formation five years ago following the merger of two local Citizens Advice bureaus.

Citizens Advice Bridgend County operates throughout the borough with bases in Bridgend town centre and Maesteg centre with the objective of ensuring the long term viability of the Citizens Advice service in Bridgend County Borough and expanding the range of services offered to its clients.

Closing Date: 17:00 10 Sep 2015
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