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Join Our Team: Become a Trustee for Age UK Hythe, Lyminge, and Ashford

Published on 06 April 2024 04:17 AM

Make a Difference in the Lives of Older People in Your Local Community

Are you passionate about making a real difference in your community?

Do you believe that every older person deserves to live a fulfilling, respected, and active life? If so, Age UK Hythe, Lyminge, and Ashford is looking for you!

We Are Seeking:

Innovative and dedicated individuals to join our Board of Trustees. As a trustee, you will play a critical role in steering our charity towards achieving its mission of supporting our older population in Hythe, Lyminge, Ashford, and surrounding areas. You will help shape our strategic direction, ensure we're using our resources effectively, and uphold our values and objectives.

Your Role Will Involve:

  • Strategic Oversight: Participate in board meetings to make key decisions on strategy, policy, and planning. (10 per year)
  • Advocacy: Represent Age UK Hythe, Lyminge, and Ashford within your network and beyond, advocating for the needs and rights of older people.
  • Financial Stewardship: Ensure our charity's financial stability and accountability, overseeing budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Risk Management: Identify and manage potential risks to the organisation, ensuring we operate within legal and ethical guidelines.

We Are Looking For Individuals Who:

  • Have a genuine interest in improving the lives of older people.
  • Possess strategic vision, independent judgement, and the ability to think creatively.
  • Have experience in governance, finance, fundraising, legal, HR, or any other area that could benefit our charity.
  • Are willing to commit time for board meetings and strategy sessions (10 meetings per year).

Benefits of Becoming a Trustee:

  • Impact: Directly contribute to the wellbeing of older people in your community.
  • Growth: Develop and strengthen your leadership, governance, and strategic planning skills.
  • Network: Work alongside a diverse team of passionate professionals and community leaders.

How to Apply:

Should you be driven by the desire to make a profound difference and play a role in defining the future of Age UK Hythe, Lyminge, and Ashford, we invite you to get in touch. Please reach out to our Chief Officer, Cleo Smith, at, or send in your CV.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2024

Age UK Hythe, Lyminge, and Ashford is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Join us in our mission to support the older population and make our community a better place for all.

Together, we can make a difference. Apply today to become a trustee at Age UK Hythe, Lyminge, and Ashford.