- Title: Charity Trustee
- Type: Voluntary
- Employer: English Federation of Disability Sport OC
- Salary: N/a but expenses reimbursed
The English Federation of Disability Sport Operating Company (EFDS OC) is “the Voice of Disability Sport in England” supporting & influencing leisure providers to include provision for disabled people.
The EFDS OC was established in 2000 to deliver the “Inclusive Fitness Initiative” (IFI). Over the past 7 years the IFI scheme has received over £6 million in grants from various sources including the Sport England Lottery Fund & Department of Health. A further £4 million scheme has recently commenced supported by funding from the National Sports Foundation.
EFDS OC has a Board of nine trustees, a number of which are now retiring. The Board requires an experienced professional with a sound understanding of financial information, project management. Knowledge of the leisure sector would be desirable. Trustees need to be committed to making a difference for disabled people and have the skills to enhance the board and the project.
Board Commitments & Qualities:
•To attend board meetings every 8 weeks (held in Leeds)
•To attend Finance Sub-Committee meetings every 8 weeks
•Experience of managing large budgets, external contractors and/or sponsors would be advantageous
•Experience of driving an organisations strategic direction
•An understanding of disability and fitness is desirable but not essential
Special Instructions: Please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you would be an asset to the Board to the address below:
Closing Date: 30.08.2007
Contact: Liz Hallett - National Manager (IFI),
English Federation of Disability Sport OC,
4th Floor, Minerva House,