About Enfield Parents & Children
Enfield Parents and Children is a charity committed to supporting local families to succeed. We are a charity co-located with other children’s voluntary sector services offering a wide range of activities, counselling and support. EPC believes in equal opportunities and access to inclusive education for children and young people. Our purpose is to enable parents/carers to become knowledgeable and confident about services in the voluntary and statutory sectors, to achieve the best outcomes for their children. EPC also works directly with children and young people to allow them to take part in activities and experiences that might not otherwise be available to them. Our programmes are designed to broaden their knowledge and raise expectations. We work to help them develop and mature, through whatever difficulties they may be dealing with, in a positive and enjoyable way.
The responsibilities of an EPC Trustee are:
To ensure that the organisation complies with the governing
document (i.e. memorandum and articles of association, trust deed,
constitution), charity law, company law and any other relevant
legislation o regulations
To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects and defined in its
To ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in
pursuance of its object
To contribute actively to the Board of Directors’ role in giving firm
strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining
goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed
To safeguard the good name and ethos of the organisation
To ensure the financial stability of the organisation
To appoint the Chief Executive Officer and monitor their performance
In addition to the above statutory duties, each director should use
any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the
board of directors 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 director
has special expertise.
What we are looking for:
Do you have experience and skills in the following areas: legal and regulatory, development and fundraising, marketing and communication, and/or banking and financial management?
Do you have an interest in children and young people’s well-being, including special educational needs and disabilities? Are you willing to invest time and energy supporting a friendly local Enfield charity?
If your answer is yes to these questions then you could apply to be a Volunteer Trustee of Enfield Parents & Children. We’d love to hear from you and talk about the role.
For further details and to download an application pack, please go to our website at www.enfieldparents.org.uk or contact our volunteer co-ordinator Renata Carlet - Renata.Carlet@enfieldparents.org.uk (working days Monday and Tuesday).