Could you be one of Heart of Hastings’ new trustees?

Heart of Hastings is looking for new trustees to join its existing team.

Heart of Hastings is a community land trust that exists to provide affordable community led housing and create opportunities for self development. It has six trustees at the moment and would like to recruit an additional four.

The organisation is looking people with a passion for community and is especially keen to hear from Heart of Hastings members and people who have not been a trustee before.

“By becoming a trustee you will help us maintain and develop our community led organisation, creating affordable spaces and supporting bottom up development,” the organisation says on its website.

Trustees are volunteers, who are responsible for the governance of Heart of Hastings, making sure that it acts within the law, fairly and in a way that furthers its objectives.
 
The organisation is keen to recruit trustees who live in and care about Hastings, including people with different experiences and backgrounds to those currently represented on the board. 

Roles available are: Treasurer, Legal and governance specialist, Grant making and fundraising specialist, Community trustee

The average time commitment for a trustee is two to four hours per month, and while trustee roles are voluntary, out of pocket expenses are covered

Click here for more information and if you have questions you can contact Heart of Hastings by calling or texting 0775 206779 but be aware you cannot leave voicemail on this number or email Shelley by clicking this link for an informal chat

To apply Email and in your email say which role or roles you are interested in and how you think you would suit them and outline your experience and skills, your interest in the work of Heart of Hastings and any connection you have to the organisation. If you have an up to date CV, you are welcome to attach it.

Heart of Hastings welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and lived experience and encourage you to speak to us about any adaptions that might help you get involved

Closing date for applications is August 1st

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