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About the organisation

VODA is the North Tyneside Voluntary Organisations Development Agency. At VODA, we belive that volunteers and community organisations change people's lives for the better. The amazing voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in North Tyneside is made up of over 700 Community Groups, charities and social enterprises that make a vital contribution to improving the quality of life for our local residents. We are a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. We have a friendly, committed and welcoming Board of Trustees.


We work to support volunteers and community organisations in North Tyneside by:


  • providing a range of free core servies to help them flourish;
  • supporting opportunities for people to contribute to the community; and
  • ensuring the VCSE sector has a strong voice and is involved in key decisons supporting strong partnership working between the VCSE sector and others.

We have recently moved to the new Spirit of North Tyneside Community Hub with responsibility for nurturing and managing innovative space for collaboration and co-location.

About the role


  • Lead Board on accounting and reporting requirements
  • Update Board on financial position
  • Liaise with the staff finance team
  • Attend Board meetings (6 per year)
  • Attend finance sub committee meetings (6 per year)


Our ideal candidate

  • Collaborative individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Able to uphold VODA's strong values of being collaborative, enabling, accessible and innovative;
  • Committed to maintaining our culture of ensuring staff feel safe, valued and fulfilled at work; and
  • Finance experience

What’s in it for you


Our new trustee may benefit from the following:

  • Development of organisational skills;

  • Development of collaboration and team working skills;

  • Networking opportunities with fellow trustees, staff members and organisations across the North Tyneside borough;

  • Knowledge development in charity finance;

  • Relevant training to the role of finance trustee; and

  • Making a difference. VODA supports the vast VCSE sector across North Tyneside (currently 700 organisations and growing). Our new trustee will enable VODA to continue it's vital support work for this essential sector.

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Treasurer/Finance Trustee


Apply by

31 May 2024







Time commitment

0-5 hours per month
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