Committee Member/Trustee

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Being a Committee Member/Trustee of East Surrey Mencap is an interesting and fulfilling role and the Committees’ effectiveness will determined by the benefit it derives from individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets.

- keeping members up to date on issues that have an impact on the lives of people with a learning disability and their families


-  putting members in touch with organisations that can help them


-  contributing to forums that enable like-minded organisations to share issues and opportunities that will have an impact on people with a learning disability and their Carer’s in East Surrey


-  maintaining a presence on consultative groups and, where appropriate, making representations to Surrey County Council and local health bodies.

There are 6 meetings a year at 8pm in the evening and at the home of a Trustee.  

What skills do I need?

Do you have skills in one or more of the following:

  •   social care and health services for people with a learning disability and autism
  •   education of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
  •   supporting voluntary organisations
  •   marketing, business development and/or fundraising
  •   IT and the use of social media
  •   experience of receiving services social care and/or health services or supporting someone to do so


Posted for
East Surrey Mencap

Quick Enquiry


  • Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME)
  • Disability


  • Trusteeship, Committee Work


  • DBS check required
  • Expenses reimbursed
    May be possible to reimburse reasonable travel costs
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/01/2021

End Date: 31/12/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Six Committee meetings per year at Trustee homes with 8pm start. Attendance at sub-committee and/or representative group meetings where relevant.

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