Cheshire Community Action is looking for a new Trustee to join the Board. We are seeking dynamic individuals with strong leadership skills who understand the voluntary and community sector, and issues affecting rural communities.


As a Board Member, your invaluable expertise in rural community issues will guide our strategic direction and ensure our initiatives are impactful and sustainable. You will play a pivotal role in shaping governance structures, providing oversight, and advocating for the work of Cheshire Community Action.


  1. Strategic Leadership: Contribute to the development and implementation of our strategic plan, leveraging your insights into rural challenges and opportunities.
  2. Governance Excellence: Uphold best practices in governance, ensuring transparency, accountability, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  3. Charitable Impact: Assess the effectiveness of our programs and initiatives in meeting the needs of rural communities, and provide guidance on enhancing our charitable impact.
  4. Risk Management: Identify and mitigate risks that may impact our organisation’s ability to fulfill its mission, safeguarding our long-term sustainability.

Links to full Board Member role description and person specification.


To apply for a Board position, please email a CV and cover letter to: describing why you think you are suited to the role, taking into account the skills sought above, the role description, person specification and business plan, and tell us what has motivated you to apply. Please note that these are unpaid voluntary positions. All Board Members can claim basic expenses.

Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2024