IoD NI Member News Orchardville Society Board Recruitment

Job Purpose: To further the organisation, keeping within its charitable objectives.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • To take part in formulating and regularly reviewing the strategic aims of the organisation.
  • With other trustees to ensure that the policy and practices of the organisation are in keeping with its aims.
  • With other trustees to ensure that the organisation functions within the legal and financial requirements of a charitable organisation and strives to achieve best practice.
  • To ensure balance is maintained between strategic and operational management in the organisation and ensure that Board Members do Board level work only.
  • To assist with other duties as provided by the Chair or Chief executive to ensure the development of the organisation.
  • To consider the organisation as a whole and its beneficiaries, whether as a member of the trustees or any of its committees, sub-committees.
  • To reflect the organisation’s vision and principles, strategy and major policies at all times.
  • To reflect the trustees’ policies and concerns on all its committees/sub-committees.
  • To follow the Code of Good Governance, particularly when exercising the functions of the trustees, or any of its committees/ sub-committees.
  • To attend and contribute to meetings of the trustees and the AGM and be an active member of the trustee body in exercising its responsibilities and functions.
  • To question appropriately, but to share collective responsibility for decisions.
  • To be well informed about the organisation’s purpose, services, strategies, and its operating environment.
  • To represent Orchardville and speak on its behalf when asked to do so by the Chair.
  • To maintain good relations with senior management staff.
  • To take part in training sessions provided for the benefit of the trustees.
  • To avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest, and to disclose any possible conflicts to the Chair immediately.


Please submit a CV and short cover letter supporting your application, maximum of one A4 page, to Ciara-Louise Abram by 4pm on 29th July 2022 by email to [email protected]

Your CV will be considered by nominated trustees who will invite you to a conversation with purpose.

Please note that there is no remuneration for these roles but out of pocket expenses are available.

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