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Board Director/Charity Trustee

Carmichael Centre

About Carmichael Centre

Carmichael Centre for Voluntary Groups (CCVG) is a registered charity and is Ireland’s first and largest shared facility for community and voluntary groups.
The Centre consists of 13,700 square feet of office space located in Dublin’s North Inner City. It provides office accommodation, meeting rooms, shared facilities, accounting, payroll, IT, training and development support services.
The Centre is home 48 not-for-profit organisations who are based in the Centre. We are committed to building stronger charitable, community and voluntary groups nationwide.

What's Involved

The board of Carmichael Centre, following a recent skill needs review and the planned retirement of our current Treasurer at the 2018 AGM in June having have completed his membership term, is seeking to recruit a new board member with strong financial skills.

The candidate would ideally be an experienced senior manager or partner in an accountancy practice and someone who also has a very good understanding of and interest in the not-for-profit sector.
There are currently 9 members on the Board of Carmichael Centre with 2 new members joining the board in January 2018. The maximum size of the board is 12.

The board meets around 6 times a year. Board meetings are held in Carmichael House, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7 from 5pm-7pm. The new board member would also be required to be a member of the Audit & Finance Committee which meets 6 times a year in the national office. The estimated time commitment of the board member is 8-10 hours per month.

What's required for this position

The candidate should have strong financial skills and would ideally be an experienced senior manager or partner in an accountancy practice and someone who also has a very good understanding of and interest in the not-for-profit sector.

  • Accountancy/ Finance

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Minimum time commitment: 3 years +

Hours required: 8hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Carmichael Centre, 4 North Brunswick St. Dublin 7

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
No

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

The board director will participate in the governance of Ireland's leading support service provider to charities in Ireland

Getting there

83 bus (Brunswick St stop) Luas Red line - Smithfield, Cross city lien Broadstone stop. Google Map

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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