BeLonG To Youth Services: Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee Member
Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee Member
About BeLonG To Youth Services
BeLonG To Youth Services is the largest youth and community based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) people in Ireland. It was established as a national charity in 2003.
The charity’s vision is a world where LGBTI+ young people are equal, safe, and valued in the diversity of their identities and experiences. Its mission is to support LGBTI+ young people as equals to achieve our vision through youth work, changing attitudes, and research.
We suggest that before you complete your application form that you visit our website www.belongto.org where you can view many aspects of our work including our annual impact reports.
The charity’s values as those of Inclusion, Integrity, and Respect in an environment of Honesty and Openness. Our purpose is to create a Welcoming, Supportive, Safe and Fun space for LGBTI+ young people. We are committed to Collaboration and Youth Participation. We believe in Solidarity and Intersectional Equality, and our work focuses on Human Rights and Social Justice. We are dedicated to Continuous Improvement in everything we do.
BeLonG To’s activity is groups into five themed internal areas of work (Youth Work Matters, Building Safe Spaces, Empowering Allies, Campaigning for Change, and Organisational Development & Learning).
The Role of the Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee
The Finance, Audit, and Risk committee plays a key role in the effective governance of the charity ensuring there is effective: risk management, internal control, external and internal audit, value for money arrangements and financial systems in the charity. The Finance, Audit, and Risk committee reviews matters such as the annual accounts on behalf of the Boad of Trustees and makes assurances to them. The committee has oversight of the assessment of organisational risk.
BeLonG To Youth Services has charitable status and is a company limited by guarantee (not-for-profit) and complies with Audit requirements of the Companies Act and reports its Annual Financial Statements according to the FRS 102 and Charities SORP. In 2019 the charity’s turnover was €1,218,261.
The Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee consists of seven members. Currently there are three trustees, one external member (currently under recruitment) and three senior staff members. Members in attendance include: Board Chair, Deputy Board Chair, Honorary Treasurer, Finance Manager, CEO, & Head of Operations and Fundraising, Corporate Secretary.
Please see Volunteer Recruitment Pack attached below.
How to Apply
Please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. This should state why you are interested in joining the committee and what skills and experience you could bring to the Charity.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 8th of March, 2021.