East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Trust
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure launched in July 2015 is a charity with over 400 employees delivering sport, leisure, arts and culture services in East Renfrewshire. It operates four sports centres with gyms, fitness and swimming pools; 10 libraries; 18 community centres and sports pavilions; a 350 seat theatre; and a range of sports, arts, heritage and cultural services. It runs a number of programmes and activities including the Active Schools programme for East Renfrewshire, funded by SportScotland, the schools’ holiday programme, and a wide range of arts, sports, library and heritage services.
Our Trustees are responsible for making sure that the Trust is administered effectively, and in a manner consistent with its charitable purposes, and that it is able to account for its activities and outcomes to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, its funding partners and to the public. They also contribute to the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation. We have one Trustee vacancy for someone with the skills, capability and / or experience of operating at a senior capacity within a Board.
Specifically we are looking for a trustee with a financial qualification or commercial skills that would allow them to chair or join our Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. This means we need applicants with recent and relevant financial, accounting or risk skills.
For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Catriona Mackie or David Currie on 0141 212 7555.