Trustee

Organisation Muslim Womens Sports Foundation

Location Unspecified

Hours of Work Unspecified

Salary & Benefits unspecified

Closing Date 01 October

JOB DESCRIPTION

The MWSF Trustees are ultimately responsible for the affairs of the MWSF, for ensuring that the charity remains solvent and is run efficiently, effectively and in accordance with its Constitution and Charity Laws. We will be supported by a set of volunteers who work across the different strands of the MWSF 2019-2022 strategy and are currently about to begin recruitment for two part-time coordinators who will run the day to day operations. We are searching for committed individuals who strongly support the strategic aims and objectives of the MWSF and would like to enhance the existing skills of the entire MWSF team. We are particularly looking for individuals who can contribute to the following areas: 

• Treasurer – managing financial affairs, including reporting, risks and controls, therefore must have a finance qualification and finance experience

• Fundraising – creating opportunities for funding MWSF campaigns, research and support of local sports groups

• Secretary - overall responsibility for compliance, governance and regulatory matters in relation to the MWSF

The key personal characteristics required are:

• enthusiastic champion and passion for Muslim women's sport and the MWSF's aims and objectives 

• a visionary thinker with the ability to think strategically and the capacity to guide practical implementation

• ability to work collaboratively together within and throughout the MWSF and with external bodies

• ability to challenge constructively, manage disagreements and think creatively • strong interpersonal and influencing skills

• understanding of sport at all levels

• patience and diplomacy 

In addition, the following skills and experience for the role of a Trustee are being sought:

• understanding and acceptance of the role, liabilities and responsibilities, legal and practical, of being a Trustee

• willingness to devote the necessary time, enthusiasm, energy and effort to continue the growth of the MWSF

• ability to develop strong positive relationships internally and externally

• ability to maintain confidentiality at all times, as required 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying to be a Trustee with the MWSF, please provide the information below and an up to date CV. Please tell us how you meet the person specification above. Please tell us your reasons/motivations for wanting to join the MWSF. Your application can be sent to info@mwsf.org.uk with the reference 'Trustee 2018'. The deadline for applications is Monday 1st October 2018 by 5pm BST.

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