Charity registered in Scotland SC008533
Operating throughout West Lothian, Open Door Accommodation Project provides accommodation and support to homeless and vulnerable young people aged 16-25.
Exciting new opportunities have arisen for new Trustees to join Open Door Accommodation Project.
Do you have the Enthusiasm and Passion to help us guide our organisation forward?
The Board are responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organisation to deliver the charitable objectives. As a member of the Board of Trustees you will be responsible for ensuring the effective oversight and governance within the organisation for the benefit of the vulnerable young people we support.
Open Door have an experienced management team who are responsible for the day-to-day management and service delivery of the organisation’s support staff. The Board will be responsible for the supervision of the Chief Executive to take overall responsibility for the organisation, acting collectively and effectively in its interests by giving strategic direction and determining our mission and vision. The Board make decisions required for assurance and management of the organisation, ensuring compliance, good governance and adequate financial resources for our services whilst protecting our assets and property. The Board also ensure we manage risks carefully, as a responsible employer and uphold the principles of equality and diversity.
Board meetings are held on a monthly to six weekly basis, typically in the evening.
We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer who can build on our success and lead the organisation forward at this exciting but challenging time in our development.
We want someone who has the proven ability to oversee the strategic development of effective, high quality and innovative services that made a real difference to people’s lives.
You should be someone who can bring leadership, innovation and a real passion for supporting young people and you must be comfortable with change, and bringing it about.
Most importantly you must be a ‘hands on’ leader; the kind of leader who is able to drive the organisation forward to create new opportunities.