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Trustee

Employer
PACE
Location
London
Salary
Unpaid
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Function
Support Staff
Sector
Charity
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PACE is seeking 2 new Trustees to join the Board and contribute their skills and experience in order to help us give children and young people in Camden a better start in life.

Who we are

PACE is a grass-roots children’s’ charity based in the London Borough of Camden, originally founded in 2011 by a group of parents and play work professionals who created a Mission to create and sustain high-quality, inclusive and responsive services that improve the well-being of children, young people and their families. They wanted to ensure that children and young people (from 2 – 18 years) to have positive play and learning experiences in a safe, fun and stimulating environment; and to help to improve their well-being by developing their emotional, educational, physical and social skills. PACE also offers other family services by providing early intervention measures to increase the life chances, and support families who are at risk of social exclusion; and provide quality, affordable childcare and other holistic family services, giving parents and carers support, respite, and opportunity to access work and training. For more information about PACE please visit our website

The opportunities we’re offering

PACE is seeking 2 new Trustees to join the Board of Trustees and contribute their skills and experience. The trustees are responsible for the administration of the charity, and in contributing to strategies that will future-proof the organisation and help to maintain, or improve its CQC and Ofsted ratings of Good, and at Fortune Green in particular, Outstanding.

The skills and experience we’re looking for

We are open to candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds, however we are particularly interested in candidates with a leadership background in children’s services or health & social care, or demonstrable skills and experience in one or more of the below areas:

  • Enterprise / business development
  • Strategic planning
  • Impact reporting / monitoring & evaluating performance
  • Property and tenure

We particularly welcome applicants from an ethnic minority, those with a disability or the parent of a disabled child, as we aim for our Board to be as representative as possible of our beneficiaries.

How to apply

If you share our vision that all children and young people should have a healthy, happy childhood and a resilient, supportive family, please apply via the link with:

  • Your current comprehensive CV with details of two referees (who will not of course, be contacted without your prior knowledge and consent;
  • A supporting statement highlighting your ‘fit’ for the role and affinity for our cause

For an informal conversation about the role, please call Henry Purkis (COO) on 07736 064 398.

Deadline for applications is: 17th October 2021

Interviews will be held on: 20th & 22nd October

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