The Woodworks Project
Contract Type: 
Part Time
2 hours per fortnight minimum
South West
Details of Role: 

The duties of a trustee are as follows:-

  • Ensuring the charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit;
  • Complying with the charity’s governing document and the law;
  • Acting in the charity’s best interests;
  • With your co-trustees, making balanced and adequately informed decisions, thinking about the long term as well as the short term;
  • Managing the charity’s resources responsibly;
  • Using reasonable care and skill, making use of your skills and experience and taking appropriate advice when necessary;
  • Giving enough time, thought and energy to your role;
  • Preparing for and actively participating in all trustees’ meetings; and
  • Ensuring the charity is accountable
  • Following proper and formal arrangements for the appointment, supervision, support, appraisal and remuneration of the Head of Charity


In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve scrutinising board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives, or other issues in which the trustee has special expertise.


The Woodworks Project has identified certain areas of professional knowledge and experience that would be complimentary to those of our existing Board.  These include Volunteering and the Volunteer Environment, in Law / Charity Law, Commercial or Sales experience, Fundraising, and Safeguarding.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 2 December, 2020 - 12:30
How to Apply: 

Application is by CV and a covering letter which should state why you wish to work with the organisation, how your skills would add value to the Board and any other relevant information that you wish for us to consider.


Please apply to

Contact Person: 
Evangeline Gowie
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
01225 313 240
Postal Address: 
The Woodworks project, Roseberry Road, Bath, BA2 3DX