Become a Trustee

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Trustee.

We currently have a trustee vacancy for the role of Treasurer.

Trustee Role: Treasurer

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Trustee Board of a well known and respected charity. We have a Board of Trustees with a variety of backgrounds who all have the passion and dedication to make a positive difference for people, who need help and advice on a wide range of matters, in our community.

We welcome and encourage applications from every part of our community. You will be given all the support and encouragement to ensure you make the best contribution possible.

What does the position involve?

  • This is a Voluntary Position
  • The position covers the Dorchester, Gillingham, Sherborne and Weymouth and Portland Area
  • Time requirement of 3 to 4 hours per month plus additional Sub Committee and Board Meetings (usually 4 per year)
  • Enthusiasm and an Accounting qualification is desirable

About Us

Citizens Advice Central Dorset provides free and confidential independent advice services to people who live and work in the Dorchester, Gillingham, Sherborne and Weymouth and Portland communities.

We are governed and managed locally but with the benefit of being part of the influential national organisation, Citizens Advice. We provide advice including Benefits, Employment, Debt, Housing and Consumer issues and have supporting projects such as Macmillan Benefits, NHS GP Surgeries, Energy Project, Multiple Sclerosis, and Mental Health.

We are looking for a new Trustee with financial experience and preferably an accounting qualification to join our Board which is responsible for the overall direction, vision and financial health of Citizens Advice Central Dorset. Your experience will make a significant contribution to the Board and give valuable support to the Finance Manager and Chief Officer. You would be expected to attend four Board meetings a year and also Chair the Finance subcommittee.

This is a voluntary, unpaid appointment, although reasonable travel expenses will be paid. The role provides you with a great deal of experience and satisfaction, the opportunity to develop your skills and utilise your expertise and knowledge.

Get In Touch

Please send your Expression of Interest, outlining your financial experience or to discuss this position further please email the Chair of the People’s Committee in the first instance.