Board position Trustee
Newtown Ethical Lending Trust – Trustee Position
Are you passionate about helping people? Interested in micro-finance?
Would you like to shape the future of New Zealand’s ethical financing?
If so, you could be just what we’re looking for.
The Newtown Ethical Lending Trust is a charitable organisation that works with budgeting services and community groups to make interest-free loans to low-income households in Wellington.
We are now taking expressions of interests to join our Board of Trustees.
We’re looking for community-minded people who are able to bring their diverse skills and experience to make a positive contribution to our Trust and help move it into its next phase.
Please note that this is an unpaid position.
We welcome people with a range of skills and backgrounds, however we are particularly interested in people with:
– an awareness of poverty issues and the issues faced by people on low incomes
– knowledge of financial management and the budget advisory sector
– experience in governance
– a positive attitude and an ability to make things happen
Also desirable is any of the following:
– networks in Pacific Island and/or Maori communities
– experience in fundraising
– communications experience.
– we have 6 trustee meetings each year which are evening meetings of up to 2 hours
– Trustees also review loan applications made to us and the time spent on this is approximately 5-6 hours per month on average. Loan application reviews are conducted online.
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