• Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 30th June 2022

  • Advertised from 13th May 2022
  • Board member posts are unpaid though appropriate travel expenses may be claimed, with prior agreement.


Streets Ahead was founded 35 years ago at a time when people in long term institutional care were being resettled to live in the community. Streets Ahead is a Registered Charity. We have a very strong value base – we strive to be trusted, accountable, empowering, inclusive, and progressive. Streets Ahead (Borders) is looking to recruit to 4 Trustee/Director appointments for the Board of Directors. We are seeking volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds to join the charitable organisation, as a Trustee, to help make a difference to people across Scottish Borders. Applicants should be able to give a commitment to Streets Ahead, have integrity, good independent judgement, an ability to think creatively, an ability to work effectively as a team member. As a Trustee/Director, you will have the chance to influence strategy and directly support this organisation's workforce, which provides care and support to people, who because of their learning disability, mental health, dementia, or ill-health require care and support in their daily lives. We offer a range of support, guidance, and practical help. We also offer support to their families. You will serve on the governing body of the charity and be instrumental, alongside your fellow Trustees/Directors in providing the governance that supports the CEO and Senior Management team in the successful running of the services.

Background: Family Carer, Health and Social Care Services, Education, Finance, Strategy and Governance, Fundraising, Commercial, Commissioning, Human Resources, Legal, Risk, Quality Assurance, Community Integration

Time commitment: 6 Board meetings per year plus possible 4 Finance Committees, depending on interest and supporting discussions

Tenure: A Trustee/Director will be entitled to hold office for 3 years and shall then be eligible for re-election

Application notes

The closing date is 30th June 2022. Applications should be in letter form addressed to Tricia Hunter, Streets Ahead Borders at For more information, please contact Tricia Hunter by telephone 01450 377924 or by email