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Action Homeless’ success is down to our fantastic team of dedicated staff and volunteers. We’re always on the look out for talented and motivated individuals who are passionate about breaking the cycle of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire.


Treasurer (Board of Trustees)

Role title:               Treasurer (Board of Trustees)

Responsible to:     Chair of the Board of Action Homeless

Hours:                    Approximately 4 hours a month

Salary:                    Unpaid (Voluntary Role)

We are looking for a Treasurer to sit on the Board of Trustees to oversee the financial and regulatory functions of Action Homeless.

Role Purpose

To help provide strategic leadership to Action Homeless to ensure that it delivers its ten year vision. Action Homeless is the largest charity committed to supporting the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire. We strive to offer sustainable and permanent solutions for the homeless and for those at risk of homelessness, with the long-term aim of preventing it altogether. Our approach goes beyond providing a roof. Our expert team of staff and volunteers work hard to ensure people leave Action Homeless with somewhere to call home and with the means to maintain this independence.

Overall Responsibility

Trustees have the ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of Action Homeless and ensuring it is solvent, well run and fulfils its duty to our beneficiaries by delivering on our vision, strategic aims and values.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Advising on and monitoring the charity’s investment activity
  • Ensuring the charity keeps proper accounts
  • Reviewing the charity’s financial performance
  • Reviewing policies for finance and investment
  • Ensuring that the charity has robust and effective financial controls in place
  • Liaising with finance staff and with the charity’s independent examiner or auditor
  • Reporting on financial matters to the members of the charity

For further details about this role, including the person specification please download the role description. To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter (no more than two sides).  For any queries, or to find out more about the role, please call 0116 2211851 and ask for Mark Grant.

Closing date: Wednesday 8th August 2017