Age UK Enfield (AUKE) is a local charity working to support, advise, connect and inspire older people in Enfield.
We are looking for a new Treasurer to join our board of Trustees. The role’s purpose is:
We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates whose backgrounds reflect the diverse population in Enfield.
Background, History, Governance
Age UK Enfield is a local independent charity, which is affiliated to the national Age UK charity, and part of the federation/network of local Age UKs. Notwithstanding these affiliations, Age UK Enfield is responsible for raising its own funds.
Age UK’s roots in the UK started in the 1940s as the Old People’s Welfare movement, becoming Age Concern and then, in 2009, Age UK. Local borough-based Age Concerns were gradually set up from the 1940s till the 1980s. Age UK Enfield is the operating name of Age Concern Enfield.
Age UK Enfield’s affairs are governed by the Board of Trustees, who are volunteers. The trustees are responsible for:
The current Board includes: people with knowledge and operational experience of working with older people; legal, medical and other professional qualifications; governance and management experience; knowledge of the local area. There is also a majority of older people and diversity of backgrounds among Board members.
Age UK Enfield’s reach and size is demonstrated by the following metrics:
Age UK Enfield services
Age UK Enfield is the leading local voluntary and community sector provider of services to older people in the borough.
Among the services are:
Age UK Enfield’s turnover is about 1.3million. Money is spent on delivering services through costs of staff wages, premises, volunteer costs (expenses, support and training), telephones/IT, stationery, insurance, audit etc.
Age UK Enfield’s main sources of income are:
More widely, many of Age UK Enfield’s services are delivered in partnership with other organisations including Enfield Council, NHS commissioners and trusts, Enfield Voluntary Action, Enfield Over 50s Forum, Enfield Disability Action, Enfield Carers Centre, Community Barnet, Citizens Advice Enfield, Healthwatch Enfield, and Attend.
How to apply
Applicants should complete a Trustee Application form, which is available on our website here: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/enfield/about-us/news/articles/2021/we-are-recruiting-a-treasurer/
If you would like an informal talk with the Co-Chairs of the Board of Trustees before you make your application, please contact Sandra Kirwan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Elaine Adkin at email@example.com
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