Oasis Local Charity Chair of Trustees

We are seeking a new Chair of Trustees. As Chair of the North East Board you would become a Chair of Oasis Community Hub: South Grimsby, Oasis Community Hub: Henderson Avenue (Scunthorpe) and Oasis Community Hub: Fir Vale (Sheffield).

Founded in 1985, Oasis’ vision is for community – a place where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their God-given potential. We have developed a unique and successful Community Hub model, which brings everyone together to ensure people’s needs are met holistically. Our experience shows that integrated models involving local people, schools, professionals, statutory agencies, churches and other charities are vital in transforming lives and communities.

The Community Hub concept has been replicated across England and in other countries worldwide. Our work in the UK includes running over 20 local Community Hub charities. We don’t just do things for people, we work alongside them with the aim of helping everyone reach their full potential.

As a Trustee you will have responsibility for:

  • Critiquing and agreeing strategy
  • Income generation
  • Project oversight
  • Safeguarding the Oasis ethos and reputation

Our unique governance structure, means that you have additional support to ease the burden that can be associated with local trusteeship, freeing you up to focus specifically on those tasks outlined above.

We are looking for a Chair to lead our trustee meetings who:

  • is local to Grimsby, Scunthorpe or Sheffield
  • has a passion for community transformation and the vision of Oasis
  • is able to ask challenging questions
  • has time to attend four meetings year, with occasional extraordinary meetings when required, as well as time to liaise with the executive team to ensure meetings are well planned and meaningful.
  • will foster and maintain productive relationships with and among individual trustees.
  • will create a positive environment for a high performing team.
  • chair meetings effectively and efficiently, bringing impartiality and objectivity to the decision making process.

We encourage diversity amongst our Trustees, and we would applications from a diverse range of people in the community.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities. Registered Charity No. 1163889

We are committed to provide a training and support package to our Trustees.

To apply or find out more please contact esther.foster@oasisuk.org.

Deadline for applications 19th July 2024.