Become a Mayday Trustee

Mayday is looking to recruit a number of new Trustees as it continues to transform, focusing on developing the PTS and challenging the systems available to people experiencing tough times. To achieve this, Mayday is looking to increase its diversity and bring fresh thinking to the Board.

Mayday is keen to hear from anyone who thinks they could add value to the Board of Trustees after reading through the Role Description and Person Specification.

About Mayday Trust

Mayday is a forward-thinking organisation working alongside people going through some of the toughest life transitions, including people experiencing homelessness, leaving care, coming out of prison, or experiencing emotional distress.

As an organisation Mayday has transformed from being a conventional service provider in the Social Care sector to a pioneer in challenging the systems available to people experiencing tough times.

The Role

The role of the Board of Trustees is to lead on the vision and direction of the Trust, monitoring the activities of Mayday so that its mission and objectives can be achieved within the Mayday ethos and values.

The role of the Board of Trustees is to formulate corporate strategy, ensuring that the Trust is guided by a common set of objectives and values and that these are effectively managed in line with the legal and statutory obligations placed on Mayday.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring compliance with Mayday’s constitution and mandatory guidance issued by all relevant statutory requirements and contractual obligations.

The Board of Trustees should set the strategic aims, taking into consideration the views and requirements of all key stakeholders but most importantly the people who Mayday work alongside, while ensuring that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for Mayday to meet its objectives and review management performance.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of services to the people we work with and applying the principles and organisational standards Mayday, as well as other relevant bodies, such as local safeguarding authorities.

The Board of Trustees should also ensure that Mayday exercises its functions effectively, efficiently and economically.

All Trustees must take decisions objectively in the interests of Mayday.

How to Apply

Please email a completed application to boardrecruitment@maydaytrust.org.uk

  • Deadline for applications: 8th November 2020
  • Interviews: w/c 16th November 2020

Once we have received your application we will be in touch to discuss and arrange the next steps