News: Trustees Wanted

Posted on 18th November 2015

Aspire Sussex Ltd is the charity which has been running adult and community education in – and beyond – West Sussex since 2012.  We wish to appoint new trustees to our Board and would be particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are passionate about education and who have a marketing, finance or education background.

Board and sub-committee meetings are usually held in Burgess Hill.  The time commitment needed is around 50 hours per year, which includes attending about 12 meetings per year.

Please note that trustees are unpaid, although expenses – such as travel to meetings – are reimbursed.

Please contact Jacky Hilary at jhilary@light.demon.co.uk if you are interested in applying to join us and would like to find out more.  We would especially like to hear from suitably qualified women, or members of any of our local ethnic minority groups, as both are currently underrepresented on our Board.

 

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