Trustee Recruitment for local charity

Published 7th Jan 2020 by

​The Eleanor Hirst Trust owns six stunning Grade II listed Almshouses in the pretty village of Wilshaw near Holmfirth in West Yorkshire. The Trusts aim is to maintain and preserve the Almshouses for the benefit of low income and elderly residents.

These almshouses were erected by Eleanor Hirst the beloved wife of Joseph Hirst of this place, in loving remembrance of Mary, their only child whose love and sympathy for the poor when living, makes these houses intended for the aged and destitute a fitting memorial to an affectionate daughter who was always ready to add comfort to those in want and declining years.

The recently appointed Chairman and existing Trustees are keen to add up to four additional Trustees to the board to ensure the charities future and relevance whilst seeking valuable input and diversity.

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TEHT is looking for Trustees, preferably with experience in or one or more of the following skills:

  • Governance
  • Charity
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Financial/Audit
  • Care and the elderly

In addition to the above, each Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience to help the Board of Trustees reach sound decisions.

Do you have a big heart and wish to give a bit back to the community – if so, we’d love to hear from you!

These posts are currently unremunerated voluntary positions, but reasonable expenses will be met.

If you think your skills and experience would add value to the Board, please apply.

Please send your CV and cover letter to: by Tuesday 31st March 2020.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Dan Bamforth by email or 07788 882727.


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