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Trustee vacancies

If you are interested in any of these vacancies please contact the team on 020 7243 9807, or email us at info@kcsc.org.uk.


Skills required: Fundraising, finance, voluntary sector, admin

Hornimans Adventure Playground is an open access adventure playground & play centre situated in North Kensington, originally started by parents within the community in 1969. Their team of play workers deliver fun, creative, challenging activities and workshops such as sport, arts and crafts, music and drama as well as free spirited adventure play on their large adventure playground for disadvantaged children and young people. They are looking for trustees who are skilled in fundraising, finance, administration/development and if possible with experience in voluntary sector funding and who are open to taking an active role to support the organisation as a whole.

Skills required: human resources, IT, PR

Pimento runs a supplementary school for young people aged 5 to 16. It teaches a wide variety of subjects including English and Maths. The organisation is particularly looking for new trustees with skills in human Resources, information technology or public relations. But whatever your business experience, if you have a passion for improving the education of young people Pimento would love to hear from you.

Skills required: marketing, finance

NUCLEUS is an independent Legal Advice Centre providing free, confidential, impartial legal advice, help and representation since 1974.Based in the Earls Court area, they provide advice and assistance mainly on debt, housing and welfare benefit issues to residents in Kensington and Chelsea. They also provide assistance and representation at court or tribunals. They are looking for trustees with experience in marketing and finance.

Skills required: finance, strategic development

Meanwhile Gardens provides safe and exclusive play, training and education opportunities for residents of North Kensington and North Westminster. They are located in a four acre community park which was once a derelict wasteland. It has since been redeveloped into lovely gardens to meet the lack of green space in the north of the borough. They provide free facilities which include a Drop In Centre for parents and carers and a skate park. They are looking for trustees who can help with their strategic planning.

Skills required: Local community, children

The network works with families with young children from the local community to support and enhance their parenting and quality of life. Services include nurseries, drop-in groups for children under 5 years plus 'out of school' provision for 3 to 7 year olds. Some services are based in their own buildings and others in local schools, children centres or other voluntary organisation premises. They are looking for new trustees with an interest in young children and/or the needs of families with young children as well as people who can think creatively about service delivery or have an interest and understanding of the local community and of community based activities.

Skills required: PR, Legal

Healthwatch Central West London is the health and social care community champion run by the local community for the residents and patients of Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. We aim to empower and represent the diverse communities of our boroughs to engage, provide evidence and influence the planning and delivery of publicly-funded health and social care services. Our services should meet our needs. organisation is particularly looking for trustees from a PR or legal background.

 

Skills required: human resources, governance, community groups

Kensington and Chelsea Forum For Older Residents aim to provide a platform and visibility for older people to voice their opinions and contribute their views about local and national issues. They reach out to isolated older people in communities and provide them with information that will help them take control of their lives. They hold regular events in Kensington Town Hall on current issues of concern and interest to older people and offer a wide range of activities. They are looking for new trustees to help develop the forum and are particularly keen to recruit people with knowledge of human resources, health and social care, developing leisure activities or community group management and governance.

Skills required: human resources, property management, local residents, Fundraising

Harrow is a dynamic youth work charity in W10 that works with young people from deprived neighbourhoods in the London boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and Westminster. They are particularly looking for new trustees with experience in the fields of personnel/human resources, fundraising or youth policy. They are also interested in people that live in the locality of the club.

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