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- UDOIT! Trustee Board Member 

UDOIT Trustee Board Member:

2/3 Vaccancies

Overview: 

UDOIT Dance Foundation are a charity who aim to inspire, engage and empower people through street dance. We want street dance to be accessible to all and give every person the chance to experience street dance opportunities. We are primarily funded by Sport England & Sport Wales to make Street dance accessible, across the country, primarily in areas of deprivation where young people don’t have as many opportunities to experience what street dance can offer. UDOIT Dance Foundation also provides dance leader training, volunteering opportunities, the National Schools Dance championships and bespoke programmes using Street Dance to help with gang crime/ mental health/ physical activity for the elderly.

 The Role:

As part of our expansion in 2022, UDOIT are looking to add 2-3 new Trustees to our existing board to help oversee and shape the next stage in the charity’s growth. 

While previous experience of being a trustee is not essential, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who share our core values and goals and who can add new perspectives, insight and skillS to the board. 

We believe strongly in having a diverse board and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and ages to apply if they feel they have the right skill set. we would particularly encourage younger individuals who are looking for their first trustee position and who have an interest in dance.

Key responsibilities

• To attend 4-6 Board meetings a year (these are normally held virtually or in London).
• To act as an objective and impartial member of the Board, questioning and challenging as necessary and helping to ensure that all decisions taken are in the long-term interests of UDOIT.

• To contribute to sub committees and working groups where requested
• To assist in the development of the UDOIT strategy.
• To provide specialist knowledge and skills to the Board in the development and management of its strategy where appropriate;
• To help monitor the risks associated with delivering the strategy
• To help monitor the operational performance of the organisation.

 

Desirable for the roles

  • The following experiences would be helpful (but not essential) to add to our existing board’s skillset. Given we are looking for 2-3 trustees, we appreciate people may not possess all or any of these skills and if you believe you have other strong skills which would be helpful then you are encouraged to apply 
  • Street Dance knowledge or expertise 
  • Marketing expertise, in particular experience in use of social media for business growth 
  • Fundraising knowledge including grants 
  • Knowledge of working with public funding bodies

REMUNERATION

Trusteeship is a voluntary position as mandated by the Charity Commission. Trustees are entitled to claim back reasonable out-of-pocket expenses as arranged and in accordance with our expense policy.

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter introducing yourself and briefly outlining how you think your personal and professional attributes can contribute to the UDOIT! Dance Foundation to Jobs@udoitdance.co.uk with the subject: ‘TRUSTEE APPLICATION’ Please note that those who commence to interview will be asked to confirm that they are eligible to serve as a charity trustee.