Board of Directors – Vacant Posts

14 Oct 2016

AGEnda is a local charity that provides direct services to older people across the Ards and North Down Council area. Services include Good Morning Call, Supporting People, Floating Support and regular hosting of workshops and conferences around themes such and health, finance and safety.

AGEnda has developed over some 30 years and now acts as a ‘hub’ in the local area, focusing on delivering services to older people over 50 years of age. The charity facilitates, administers and manages the Ards and North Down Over 50’s Forum (Forum) covering 20 areas in Ards and North Down.

AGEnda is committed to working in Partnership to ensure older people get the services they need and has established and support the Ards & North Down Older Persons Partnership (OPP) which has a membership of over 60 public, charitable and local organisations.

 The AGEnda Board of Directors has agreed to appoint additional Directors to assist the charity in meeting its objectives and developing related services which will support older people in the Ards and North Down Council area.

Key areas in the roles of the Directors are:

  • Finance and Funding
  • Human Resources
  • Planning and Monitoring Performance
  • Information Analysis and Decision Making

This is an open invitation for applications for the vacant posts. Applicants should have the necessary experience in at least two of the stated key areas. At Stage 1 of the process each application will be assessed using clearly defined criteria. Successful applicants from Stage 1 will be invited to attend an interview to further demonstrate how they can add value to the charity.

The post is in a voluntary, unpaid capacity that will require a time commitment of approximately 10 hours per month which include information exchange and participation in quarterly Board meetings.

An application form and further information is available by email or website:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 14th November 2016

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