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Director - Social Enterprise



We're looking for a volunteer Director to join our Management Committee. Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise is a social enterprise offering adults with a learning disability who provide land management services, manufacturing and selling rustic products. We provide opportunities to develop new skills and be part of an enterprise that makes a positive contribution to the management and conservation of woodlands and countryside, particularly in Bolsover and North East Derbyshire.


Our Management Committee provide expertise and guidance, supporting the delivery of our services by our dedicated team. Becoming a Director of Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Trustee is a fulfilling opportunity. Knowing you're making a difference to the lives of others and within your community is extremely rewarding.


Directors are legally accountable for the operation of the Social Enterprise; its property, finances, employment of staff and the wellbeing of the volunteers.


Who we're looking for:


We're looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our existing Management Committee. While we welcome applicants who have previous experience at Director level or within the voluntary sector, this isn’t essential as we will mentor and train you.


Ideal candidates will have experience of one or more of the following:


  • leadership or the desire to develop leadership skills  

  • fundraising

  • service delivery

  • strategy and planning

  • governance

  • human resources

  • IT systems


Your commitment:


The management committee meets between 4 - 6  times a year, usually in office hours, at our premises in Bolsover. As a Director  you will:

  • work as part of a team with other people on the management committee, making decisions in the best interest of stakeholders

  • monitor compliance with relevant laws affecting the charity including safeguarding

  • approve and drive the mission statement and priorities, review delivery of those priorities and work to mitigate associated risks

  • review and approve financial goals, budgets and spending

  • oversee and approve operational and strategic policies


How to apply:


Please email: to receive an application form.


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