Could you be a Trustee for Havant and East Hants Mind?
Would you like to help Mind to deliver its aims and improve the lives of people with experience of mental distress across Hampshire. If you have the passion and commitment it takes to join HEH Mind’s Board of Trustees – we want to hear from you.
We value diversity because Mind speaks for a diverse community, we aim to have that diversity reflected in Mind’s governance. We welcome interest from people with direct or indirect experience of mental health problems from all backgrounds. As a Trustee or committee member you’ll need to have knowledge of or an interest in mental health. You also need to:
- Think strategically and creatively - Communicate clearly and sensitively in group discussions - Use independent judgement to make decisions on behalf of the organisation - Have a willingness and ability to devote the necessary time and effort
We are also looking for some particular skills and experience to add to the expertise on the board. You do not need to have the following experience, but we are particularly looking for new members with; - Fundraising expertise - Equalities and diversity expertise - Understanding and awareness of digital services - HR expertise - Accounting or finance experience - Senior level experience of community-based services, health or commissioning
Our Trustees board meets 12 times per year at our offices in Havant, meetings are accessible using combinations of online video conferencing and face to face in line with Trustees availability. Meetings are midweek and held after work.
In addition, sub-committees who also meet 4 times a year to look at specific projects or areas of work.
Jack, Charlie, Fin, Harry, Dave, Bailey & Ben have set the target to complete a Tough Mudder in South London on 19th September. This is a 10 mile mud run with 25 obstacles and challenges along the way which, in the team's own words "will be a real test of fitness, strength and teamwork." The team will be raising money for HEH Mind and SPARK Community Space.
You can make a difference, you can raise awareness, educate yourself and others about the causes of suicide and warning signs for suicide, show compassion and care for those who are in distress in your community.