Leeds Counselling promotes emotional wellbeing, through services which make a difference to people’s lives. We believe that timely access to appropriate support, particularly talking therapy, is an effective way of promoting emotional wellbeing and relieving mental distress, for people of all ages and backgrounds. We offer a full range of services, working with NHS patients, with private clients, with parents of young children, with women at risk of offending, and in schools.
Our services have a common aim. We help people to: gain understanding of the issues facing them; consider choices and solutions available, and take steps towards making changes.
Dimensions UK - £9,000 p.a.
Dimensions UK is a not-for-profit organisation working across England and Wales to support people with learning disabilities and autism and their families. Our mission is to make a difference to people by delivering personalised support that improves their quality of life.
We support nearly 3500 people, enabling them to live as independently as possible, to make choices about what matters to them and to have more control over their lives. Employing nearly 5000 staff working across 500 locations, Dimensions is a leading provider of support in England and Wales.
The Abbey Community Association
Are you interested in leading a medium sized important and influential central London charity through an exciting period of change? New Chair & Treasurer sought for vibrant local Westminster charity
The Abbey Community Association is a successful charity and social enterprise based in south Westminster with a 65 year+ track record of delivering diverse community programmes which improve the lives and wellbeing of local communities. The charity continues to innovate and design exciting programmes to maximise its impact for the benefit of local communities, serving the diverse local population of the south Westminster area covering the 5 wards of Warwick, Vincent Square, Churchill Gardens, Tachbrook and St James Park.
Honorary Treasurer required for The Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB)
For almost two centuries, RLSB has been working with blind and partially sighted young people to live life beyond sight loss. Thomas Lucas established The London Society for Teaching the Blind to Read in the city of London in January 1838, where he introduced his Lucas Type – an early Braille-like embossed text. The school slowly expanded moving to other locations across London, and a college and nursery were later established to allow RLSB to reach out to more young people. To help vision impaired people gain employment, RLSB also ran a home workers scheme and workshops through the 1900s to allow people to learn a trade and find work. Since then RLSB has continued to evolve and expand to meet the needs of vision impaired young people, attracting the support of generous volunteers and enjoys a rich alumni include Paralympians, writers, musicians and successful business people.
Dynamic Dorset Charity Seeks Trustees
Last year Weldmar Hospicecare Trust supported over 1200 people, affected by life limiting disease, living in N,S and W Dorset. We employ 200 staff – most of whom are clinicians. We run Joseph Weld Hospice in Dorchester for in-patients. Day hospice is also provided there as well as in Weymouth (Trimar Hospice) and in Shaftesbury. Our doctors and 11 specialist nurses support patients in their own homes and in the area’s hospitals.. We work with families, supporting them in their caring roles and helping them with bereavement. Last year this work cost £8million. 30% of our clinical funding is from the local NHS; the rest is raised by our professional fundraising team, 22 charity shops and outlets and investment income.
Interim trustees sought for charity merger
Two leading employee support charities are embarking on a merger of their two organisations to create a new single charity and as such seek interim trustees to help manage this transitional phase and ensure consistent financial and legal compliance.
They would welcome in particular skills in business and mergers and ideally with a background in running and developing charities and some experience of the education sector would also be preferable. The possibility of being co-opted onto the new board of the charity is still up for discussion.
Like with most trustee roles, these are unremunerated and Trustees Unlimited will of course respect the privacy of any conversations around this opportunity. Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd August.
Forest YMCA is a leading provider of youth services in east London. We run a hostel for young vulnerable homeless people, after school clubs, youth activities and health & fitness facilities. Through focused support and development initiatives we enable homeless young people to integrate into society, helping them gain self-worth, education, employment and training, and move along the path from benefits to interdependent living.
We are entering an exciting period of growth as we near the end of a major £12m redevelopment programme which will see the expansion across all our services, and are looking for an additional three Trustees to join our Board as we embark on this journey.
The British Lung Foundation (BLF)
The British Lung Foundation (BLF) is the only UK charity working for everyone affected by lung disease.. It has a rich history of achieving positive change for people with lung disease, but also has made huge progress in recent times with its various campaigns, such as banning smoking in cars with children and funding new research into mesothelioma, as well as providing more support through our 230 Breathe Easy Groups UK wide.
St Joseph’s Hospice - New Trustee
St Joseph’s Hospice is looking for a new Trustee to join the Board to help provide strategic direction to enable the Hospice to achieve its mission and to be effectively managed in line with its core values.
The organisation was established in 1905 by a small group of Religious Sisters of Charity who had come to work in Hackney to address the plight of the poor in this impoverished area of London. The Hospice remains under their care today, although it was recently incorporated as a separate charitable company.
Prospect Housing and Support Services
Prospect Housing and Support Services was formed in 1989 by several local organisations and authorities, who wanted to improve housing facilities for people with learning disabilities and mental health problems, so they could live independently. The organisation now runs a variety independent living schemes for vulnerable adults and people with physical and learning disabilities and other special needs.