Christine Buckley Centre for Education & Support: Vice Chairperson & Secretary Trustee


Vice Chairperson and Secretary Trustee

The Role:

Christine Buckley Centre for Education and Support CLG is seeking to recruit for 2 volunteer positions to join the Board, a Vice Chairperson and a Secretary Trustee. We are looking for candidates with a legal background and/or individuals with recent and relevant experience in Fundraising and PR activities.

General duties of a Charity Trustee

  • Comply with the Charity’s governing document.
  • Ensuring charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit.
  • Acting in the best interest of the charity
  • Act with Reasonable Care and Skill
  • Manage the assets of the charity

Responsibilities of a Legal Charity Trustee include the following:

  •  Inputting to the strategic direction, contributing with insight, oversight, and experience of strategy formulation in other sectors.
  •  Act as Legal Counsel, assisting on legal aspects of the organisation and pertaining to best practice
  •  Assist with the creation of strategic plans which will comply with current legislation and practice
  •  Providing input to the strategic direction of the organisation and contributing with insight, oversight, and experience in strategy formulation in the sector.

Desirable skills

  •  A Qualified Solicitor or Barrister with at least 5 years of experience. Expertise in areas such as Employment and Commercial Law would be an advantage.
  •  A deep appreciation and knowledge of the Not-For-Profit sector
  •  An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values
  •  Commitment to the highest levels of corporate governance
  •  Relevant knowledge and experience in charity governance.

Board Meetings:

There will be 10 board meetings a year. Meetings are held in the centre which is located in Dundrum, Co Dublin.

Please send a cover letter along with your CV to the Manager, Christine Buckley Centre for Education and Support CLG, by email to

Closing date is Friday 3rd March 2023 at 5pm.

Web page Registered Charity Number (RCN) 20141646. A Company Limited by Guarantee Registered CRO: 330953.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
25th Jan, 2023
Dundrum, Co Dublin
Expiry Date
3rd Mar, 2023