Help us shape the future of our small, friendly

St Albans based charity

We are seeking new Trustees to join our Trustee Board to help us grow our traditional services in a modern world

St Albans Good Neighbour Scheme provides essential support to local residents in need, with lifts to medical appointments, shopping, odd jobs in the home or garden and befriending those who are lonely. We are proud of our reputation as a trusted local charity, entirely run by volunteers, helping out on thousands of occasions every year.

 

Whether you’re an experienced Trustee or wanting to take your first step at Board level, we want to hear from you.

 

Prior experience of the following is an advantage but not necessarily a requirement:

Commitment from You

  • The role is an unpaid voluntary role

  • Expected time commitment is: 6x Trustee Board Meetings per year, held in St Albans on Mondays from 7pm; AGM on a Saturday in November; one full day strategy day; and approx. 2 hours per week ad hoc work

  • Occasional attendance at Trustee training events or online courses
     

Commitment from Us 

  • Induction, training and reimbursement of reasonable expenses

  • Opportunities to develop new skills

  • The chance to be part of a supportive and friendly team
     

To Apply

  • For an informal chat, please contact our Chairman, Jane Burstow, by emailing janeb@sagns.org.uk

  • To make an application, please send a covering letter and recent CV to our Company Secretary at 47 Woodland Drive, St Albans AL4 0EL and mark the envelope “Trustee Application” 

  • Applications considered on a rolling basis. We look forward to hearing from you
     

Formal organisational governance

(e.g. school governor/in workplace)

Broader aspects of society or social value

(e.g. charity work/non-profit/health or social care)