Trustee Role Description


We are looking for an experienced and committed book-keeper to manage budgets, banking and financial reporting for Make, Do and Mend. We are a brand new charity providing strength-based skills workshops, peer support and information on local mental health resources for people who have experience of mental health distress.


The Treasurer is a Trustee position and reports to the Chair. Trustee responsibilities include:


·          attending Board meetings including the AGM,

·          demonstrating an understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of charitable trustees and directors of a charitable company Ltd by guarantee according to Charity and Company law,

·          demonstrating a commitment to the aims and objectives of Make, Do and Mend and to its development,

·          determining Make, Do and Mend policies in order to ensure it fulfils its charitable objectives; ensuring accountability to members and key stakeholders; and delivering good governance,

·          acting as a representative of Make, Do and Mend at appropriate events, including accurately representing the charity’s interests in order to raise the profile of the organisation and influence key stakeholders.


Key skills


·         book-keeping

·         communication

·         team working

·         organisation

·         MS Excel

·         budgeting and producing financial reports




·         book-keeping experience

·         an interest in mental health

·         enthusiasm

·         a can-do attitude

·         an enhanced CRB check