Trustee - Bath

Off the Record Bath & North East Somerset
Off the Record Bath & North East Somerset
Contract Type: 
Part Time
1-2 hours a month
Details of Role: 
  • To ensure the organisation complies with its governing document - sometimes known as a trust deed, constitution, or articles of association.
  • To ensure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document.
  • To ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives - the charity must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objectives, no matter how 'charitable' and 'worthwhile' those activities are.
  • To contribute actively to the Board of Trustees' role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
  • To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation.
  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation.
  • To ensure the financial stability of the organisation.
  • To protect and manage the property of the organisation and to ensure the proper investment of the organisation's funds.
  • To appoint the Director and monitor his or her performance.



In addition with other trustees to hold the charity “in trust” for current and future beneficiaries by:


  • Ensuring that the charity has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and is focused on achieving these.
  • Being responsible for the performance of the charity and for its “corporate” behaviour; ensuring that the charity complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Acting as guardians of the charity’s assets, both tangible and intangible, taking all due care over their security, deployment and proper application.
  • Ensuring that the charity’s governance is of the highest possible standard.


As well as the various statutory duties, any trustee should make full use of any specific skills, knowledge or experience to help the board make good decisions.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 12 February, 2023 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

To apply, you will need to send your CV with a short covering letter explaining why you would like to be a trustee and what you will bring to the role. Email :


12 February - deadline for applications


Interview dates TBC


If you would like to have a phone conversation before applying, please email Phil Walters, Director to arrange a conversation.


This position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure that we’ll carry out before appointment along with two references

Contact Person: 
Davina Brooks
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
Off the Record Bath North East Somerset Open House Centre, Manvers Street