Wild about Wakefield Trustee

We are looking for a Wakefield-based Trustee to steer our 'Wild about Wakefield' project.
2 hrs / week Flexible

What will you be doing?

  • To represent the interests of our ‘Wild about Wakefield’ project on our board of Trustees.
  • To represent the organisation at appropriate Wakefield-based events, meetings or functions.
  • To act as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate, usually on Wakefield matters.
  • To consult with the Wakefield Project officer and Chief Officer on matters relating to the Wakefield project.
  • To play a full part in trustee decisions relating to the over-arching functions of the charity, including Strategy, Governance, Finance, HR, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and other issues as decided by the board.
  •  To attend and be a member of other committees or working groups when appropriate.


We can cover travel expenses to Trustee meetings in Harrogate, four times a year.


Nature & animals, Health & Disability, Vulnerable people, Sports & activities, Older people, DIY and practical skills

Suitable for

People who are older, People who like being outdoors

Minimum age


Skills needed

Leadership, Organising, Teamwork, Listening, IT / Computers, Maths/Numeracy, Talking to others, Reading & writing


Criminal record check (DBS), Full driving license, Own computer (or access to one), References, Live locally

Open Country

Yorkshire-based Open Country gives people with a disability the chance to get out into the countryside by providing a variety of activities including walking, cycling, conservation and outings. We have fully accessible transport and support from our team of volunteers.
07426 716677
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