Non Executive Directors

We are looking for three trustees 

Finance Trustee - a qualified Accountant with an understanding of Charity SORP, you will lead the Board's duty to ensure proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are controlled and invested in line with governance, legal and regulatory requirements.

Or

You may have professional expertise gained from other sectors coupled with energy and enthusiasm. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with backgrounds in:

  • quality management
  • HR/organisation development
  • fundraising (including the use of digital media)
  • charity retail
  • IT 
  • property management

Our board meets 10 times per year currently on Monday mornings 9.30-lunch. However times can be changed to suit needs. 

Trustee Person Specification

Please contact Admin on 01706 526722  and speak to Colin to set up an informal meeting to discuss what role you can play. You will be invited to talk to the other committee members, the directors and then you'll be invited to attend a meeting to see what we are like before making any committment.


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PIOS Team Leader


Sanctuary Trust works with homelessness and homeless related poverty and emergency homeless issues. God's Sanctuary was the vision of Sheila Halsall after seeing the level of homelessness Rochdale and later the homelessness Conwy and the substance misuse such as Drugs and Alcohol. By Providing emergency shelter for the homeless in supported housing services funded mainly through Supporting People we assist other providers such as Shelter homelessness, Petrus and Stepping Stones who are also supporting people through women's and men's hostels and floating support. We also have STEP Emergency overnight provision. With our work in Wales we partner with Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) as they provide financial help for homeless through emergency shelter and their Supporting People funds. There are different kinds of accommodation available but what is needed is good quality supported accommodation with a strong business and development plan. We have also provided consultancy service to help others move closer to an answer to homelessness. Our social enterprise company, Sanctuary Trust Enterprises runs Noah's Ark Play Centre, The Storehouse Charity Shop.