Life Leisure – the trading name of Stockport Sports Trust a charitable trust and company limited by guarantee – are looking to recruit Directors and Trustees to join its board.
Trustees are responsible for ensuring the organisation is carrying out its purposes for public benefit, compliance with the charity’s governing document, and are accountable to the regulating bodies including the Charity Commission and Companies House.
They must act in the charity’s best interests, with due care and skill, and manage the charity’s resources responsibly. This is no different at Life Leisure.
Life Leisure have been operating since 2002, and offer a dynamic workplace for staff, recognised at the Stockport Business Awards as Stockport’s Employer of the Year 2016 and best Not-for-Profit Organisation 2015.
The provide outstanding environments across both Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council’s and private facilities for the entire population of Stockport to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle.
Life Leisure has a desire to succeed at every level, which means the Trustee board has to embrace a ‘can do’ approach to growth and opportunity when considering strategic direction.
A representative of the Board said: “We are looking for Trustees to bring an appetite to consider measured risk to achieve a double bottom line of financial surplus, but also social impact. To balance these skills, we would also value applicants with knowledge in the areas of legal, finance and safeguarding.”
Further information about Life Leisure and the role of Trustee/Director is available here including a Letter from the Chair & Behaviour Profile; W.A.T.C.H. Principles video Life Changing video; Corporate Brochure and The Essential Trustee.
If you feel you can support Life Leisure by using your knowledge, skills and experience as a board member please apply by sending a CV and cover letter outlining your experience and interests that make you a suitable candidate for a Trustee.
CVs and cover letters should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 12th January 2017 – Interviews: 19th January 2017 (shortlisted candidates will be notified by the 16th January).
Life Leisure is a not-for-profit social enterprise company and registered charity, whose aim is to provide ‘a best value service in all areas in which we operate, by investing every penny we make back into our local communities, to make them a better place to live.’
Over the past 14 years Life Leisure’s reach and impact on local communities both within the Stockport boundary and further afield (as far away as Sefton Village Orphanage in the Philippines) has had an immense impact on tens of thousands of individuals as we work to improve their lives for the better.