Job Title: Trustee
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Doncaster
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Active Fusion Trustee
Contact Name: Jonny Allan
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2019 15:41

Job Description

Active Fusion 


Job Description 


Responsible to:  Chair of trustees/Charity director 


Purpose of the job:  To receive assets from donors, safeguard them and apply them to charitable purposes of Active Fusion. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Ensure that Active Fusion complies with its governing document (its articles of association) charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations 

  • Ensure that Active Fusion pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document 

  • Ensure Active Fusion applies its resources exclusively in pursuit of its objectives. For example, it must not spend money on activities which are not included in the objectives, however worthwhile they may be. 

  • Contribute actively to the board of trustees by giving firm strategic direction to Active Fusion, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets. 

  • Safeguard the good name of Active Fusion. 

  • Live the values of Active Fusion 

  • Ensure the financial stability of Active Fusion. 


Special Conditions 

In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve leading discussions, identifying key issues, providing advice and guidance on new initiatives and evaluating or offering advice on other areas in which the trustee has particular expertise. 


Time commitment: 


  • Trustees are expected to attend bi-monthly meetings throughout the year, one of which will be an extended meeting to incorporate the AGM. Meetings are normally held outside standard working hours, commonly 5pm – 6.30pm. 

  • There may be the need for additional sub-group meetings at times during the year. Trustees will be required to attend the groups relevant to their experience and skills. 

  • There may be a need to bring all trustees and staff together for strategic planning from time to time. 

  • Trustees will be expected to attend a number of key Active Fusion events over the course of the year.

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